IXL Learning Names Richard Carranza as Chief of Strategy and Global Development

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IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, has hired Richard Carranza as its Chief of Strategy and Global Development. IXL’s personalized learning platform. About IXL Learning.

IXL Learning Releases New iPhone App

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Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its iPhone app, which features more than 5,700 skills in math and English language arts. The IXL iPhone app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store. Google Classroom Feedback: New Features ] IXL provides personalized learning and detailed explanations help students grasp new concepts and correct mistakes. Problems on IXL are algorithmically generated, rather than pulled from a static question bank.

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IXL Learning Releases Continuous Diagnostic for English Language Arts

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Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its Continuous Diagnostic for English language arts (ELA). Available on IXL K-12 personalized learning program, the Continuous Diagnostic simultaneously analyzes students’ language arts and math abilities and provides teachers with next steps to help learners advance. Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction ] With regular practice on IXL, students’ math and language arts levels will continuously update as they grow.

Rhode Island Approves IXL for K-12 Blended Learning and Assessment

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, has been approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) for use under two statewide initiatives. Individualizing learning for every student. About IXL Learning .

TONS of #RightDevice Tech Resources from @IntelEDU 's New Learning Community to Support Teachers!

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As a technology advocate, they''ve asked me to share some creative ways in which I use technology in my 2nd grade classroom in support of their "right device for the right learning" program and campaign. Join the IntelEDU Learning Community : ( click here ) Please first read the introduction of this post. They''d love to have you join their community to learn and to share. I started using augmented reality to extend my student''s learning.

IXL to Acquire Australian Digital Instructional Provider, 3P Learning, for $135 Million

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IXL Learning , a San Mateo, Calif.-based based provider of digital K-12 instructional and assessment tools has agreed to acquire Australian education technology company 3P Learning in an all-cash deal worth approximately AU $189 million, or approximately US $135 million.

IXL Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise

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IXL submitted its whitepaper, ” IXL Design Principles: Core Features Grounded in Learning Science Research ,” as evidence that links IXL’s product design to established research on how students learn. SAN MATEO, Calif.,

IXL Wins 2021 CODiE Awards for Best Math and English Language Arts Solutions

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July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, announced that the IXL platform won two SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Advanced Mathematics and Best Foundational English Language Arts (ELA) categories.

Laredo Independent School District and IXL Partner to Support In-Person and At-Home Learning

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, today announced a three-year agreement with Laredo Independent School District to bring its award-winning program to approximately 23,600 students and 1,100 teachers. About IXL Learning.

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

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Renaissance Learning , a provider of K-12 software and assessments, including the widely used STAR tests, has agreed to acquire Nearpod for $650 million. If cleared, Renaissance Learning will add nearly 300 staff from Nearpod and have a combined headcount of roughly 1,500.

Beyond ‘Drill And Kill’: How IXL Can Help Students Learn More

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Beyond ‘Drill And Kill’: How IXL Can Help Students Learn More. Its premise is that learning objectives are not always equal: memorization of facts may not always be as important as the ability to analyze and evaluate concepts.

TenMarks Shutdown Leaves Teachers Wanting, Competitors Circling

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Its parent company, 3P Learning, promises to price-match on districts’ most recent TenMarks contract. Freckle , a math education provider that was recently acquired by Renaissance Learning, published a blog post in April 2018, just days after TenMarks announced it would be shutting down, positioning itself as a strong alternative for districts. Curley says they decided on a combination of IXL and DreamBox and have been ramping up with those products in recent months.

Educators on Artificial Intelligence: Here's the One Thing it Can't Do Well

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Kasey Bell, a digital learning consultant and former Texas teacher, choose to go for the former: “AI [is] defined as machines with the ability or intelligence to complete tasks on their own and make intelligent decisions.” Amongst these eight educators, edtech software such as IXL Learning and i-Ready both get lumped in with Amazon’s Alexa in the same AI bucket, despite the fact that a tool like IXL doesn’t theoretically become smarter over time as a user interacts with it.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. TabPilot ( www.techpilotlabs.com ) Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs.

Who’s on the List of Most Popular Edtech Organizations and Jobs?

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Curious to learn about the trends in edtech jobs over the last year? Curriculum solutions designers job” at Cengage Learning. Language arts curriculum designer” at IXL Learning. In addition to teaching English in a 1:1 environment, you will also have the opportunity to learn design thinking through support from the Stanford k.12 Every year, the.

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“Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps,” says The New York Times. ” My most favorite lines simply must be these: “One of the early adopters of Imbellus was McKinsey & Company , the management consulting firm, which uses the scenario assessments to find job candidates. ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” IXL Learning has acquired ABCya.