IXL Learning Agrees to Acquire Wyzant Tutoring Marketplace

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, today announced it has agreed to acquire Wyzant , the nation’s largest marketplace for online tutoring. The evolution of IXL. About IXL Learning .

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.

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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.

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.

IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings

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Today, IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced it has acquired ABCya , the creator of more than 400 educational computer games and apps for kids. Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon ] IXL’s comprehensive curriculum and guidance, Continuous Diagnostic and real-time Analytics work together to help teachers to differentiate instruction.

K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Brightwheel Raises $21 Million

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Personalized learning platform IXL Learning has acquired educational games provider ABCya, and early education software provider Brightwheel has raised $21 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Brightwheel Raises $21 Million appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Games/Apps International/Global Markets Investment/Venture Capital K-12 Dealmaking Mergers and Acquisitions Startups

Edtech Executives Weigh In: Three Conditions for Personalized Learning Success

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Personalized learning is a way to engage learners in a customized set of resources, tasks, and environments in order to meet their learning needs and goals. In many schools, there are certain classrooms or teams with pockets of success, yet successful school-wide adoption of a personalized learning model is elusive. Often, in order to have success, a personalized learning platform is required.

Austin Independent School District Selects IXL to Support Classroom Instruction and Distance 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 Austin Independent School District to bring its adaptive software to approximately 70,000 students. IXL’s impact in Texas.

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.

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 .

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.

Former NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Lands Job With Ed-Tech Company

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Richard Carranza, the former schools chief in New York City, will become the chief of strategy and global development at IXL Learning, a Silicon Valley-based online personalized learning platform.

New IXL App for Android Phones Released

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Today IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced the release of the IXL app for Android phones. Featuring IXL’s complete curriculum of more than 8,000 skills across math, English language arts, science, social studies and Spanish, the IXL Android app can be downloaded for free on the Google Play Store

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.,

When Adaptive Tools Can’t Adapt to Students’ Native Language

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Other companies, however, including the popular online platforms IXL Learning and i-Ready , have forgone translating their content into Spanish altogether. Eryn Barker, professional learning specialist for IXL Learning, recommends that teachers assign ELLs material at their current English reading level rather than translating materials into their native language. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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Kiddom is designed to help teachers curate individual learning experiences with pages that are visual and easy-to-understand, and enable teachers to quickly determine student progress and where remediation is needed. IXL Learning. Learn Zillion. PBS Learning Media. If you are committed to personalized learning, the content library makes it easy to select resources for each student’s playlist that fit their personal needs and interests.

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.

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