Implementation guides

Discover simple, effective ways to use IXL in your classroom

IXL supports your teaching at every step

  • Lesson

  • Delivering

  • Checking for

Explore meaningful strategies for IXL implementation

  • daily

    IXL for Daily Instruction

    • Find an IXL skill that supports today's lesson
    • Cement students' understanding through skill practice
    • Get ideas for next steps using the Skill Analysis report
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  • curriculum

    IXL for Supporting Core Curriculum

    • Build your lesson instantly with IXL's skill plans
    • Assign relevant IXL skills for classwork or homework
    • Uncover trouble spots and plan small-group instruction with IXL Analytics
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  • diagnostic

    IXL for Diagnostic Assessment

    • Uncover students' knowledge levels
    • Get personalized next steps for every learner
    • Access up-to-date insights when you need them
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  • standards

    IXL for Standards Prep

    • Find the perfect skills to match your target standard
    • Reinforce instruction and build mastery with IXL skills
    • Plan next steps with insights from IXL Analytics
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  • personalized

    IXL for Personalized Practice

    • Empower student choice with the Recommendations wall
    • Encourage students to reach proficiency on their personalized skills
    • Dig into data to check on student progress
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  • instruction

    IXL for Whole-Class Instruction

    • Pick an IXL skill that complements your lesson
    • Use IXL to model the lesson, then have students work independently
    • Dive deep into class performance with the Skill Analysis report
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  • realtime

    IXL for Live Assessment

    • Select a target skill for assessment
    • Get instant insights on their progress with IXL's Live Classroom
    • Tap into IXL Analytics for ways to help students who need assistance
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  • readiness

    IXL for Unit Assessment

    • Check for knowledge at the end of a unit with Checkpoints
    • Have students aim for proficiency on Checkpoints
    • Plan next steps using insights from the Skill Analysis report
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  • monitoring

    IXL for IEP Progress Monitoring

    • Identify students' strengths and weaknesses
    • Set goals and have students practice personalized skills
    • Uncover meaningful insights and document progress
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  • testing

    IXL for SAT and ACT Prep

    • See skills that directly support students' test prep
    • Have students aim for proficiency
    • Use IXL Analytics to monitor progress and provide support
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  • tutorials

    IXL for Video Tutorials

    • Select an IXL skill with video support to frame whole-class instruction
    • Integrate tutorials for small-group, individual, or at-home learning
    • Get deep insight into student knowledge with IXL Analytics
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  • map

    IXL for NWEA MAP Growth Assessments

    • Create custom study plans to support students based on their MAP scores
    • Assign skills and encourage students to strive for proficiency
    • Monitor student progress using the Skill Score Chart report
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