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 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. Gamification Classroom Technology Ed Tech Ticker

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Leveled Math Practice for Pre-K - Algebra 2 and ELA Support for 2nd - 6th on the iPad and Web!

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IXL: New Writing Pad Feature I recently had the pleasure of visiting my good friends from IXL while I was keynoting the awesome state technology conference in Nebraska, NETA. Using IXL for F r e e : IXL offers various math support and language arts support for learners at different grade levels. Even if you don''t subscribe to their paid service, you can still use IXL for free. IXL is also a free app.

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

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I was recently contacted by Intel, a technology company that hopes to assist educators all over the world with their newest technological advancements and devices. Through study and research, they''ve come to see that educators might be uncomfortable with, intimidated by, or not sure how to incorporate technology into the classroom. Join the IntelEDU Learning Community : ( click here ) Please first read the introduction of this post.

Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!

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Online Support for Pre-K - 8th Plus Algebra & Geometry - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL for the past several months with my own two children, Jacob (4) and Riley (8). That is the reason I decided to go with IXL. When IXL contacted me about being a sponsor, I couldn''t be more excited. Besides having each skill and standard organized, IXL offers meaningful practice for both of my children. I''m able to differentiate my children''s learning.

Interactive Language Arts Practice From @IXLLearning for Grades 2-6

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Online Language Arts Support for Grades 2-6 - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL Math for the past year with my own two children, Jacob (6) and Riley (9). As a user both in the classroom and at home, I am very excited to have recently found that the ground-breaking technology that makes IXL the most widely-used math practice program has expanded to include English language arts. When IXL contacted me about being a sponsor, I couldn''t be more excited.

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 .

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.,

10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

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IXL Learning. One out of every eight students in the US uses IXL Learning software solutions at school, so it makes sense that they love bringing educators onto their teams! If you have a passion for education technology and serving an international student base, this could be the right place for you. Demme Learning. Demme Learning is well-known in the homeschooling community as the creators of Math-U-See and Spelling-U-See curriculums.

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. Under Francisco’s ownership, Renaissance has been pursuing acquisitions to bring other education technologies under its fold.

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. Technology

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.

The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

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Rover is targeted towards enhancing the K-12 education experience, bringing the best online learning content to your iPad- including access to content ordinarily available on the Apple tablet (e.g. Rover can transform your classroom into a fun, easy to use, and exciting learning lab! and Apple even giving accreditation to teachers who have mastered their approved teaching methods—iPad technology is making inroads into the classroom in all sorts of ways.

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What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it

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In their overview of the summer slide, Quinn and Polikoff offer a few keys facts: Learning and achievement is perishable. The average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning each summer. My colleagues and I budgeted substantial amounts of time to reteach our students the skills that they had learned the year before; it was no secret that summer vacation led to rusty skills and forgotten knowledge. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community

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

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.

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. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

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.” Take Kristopher Hupp, a director of technology and instructional innovation from a Pennsylvania district. Not so fast argues Chris Gosselin, a Digital Learning Coach at Sanborn Elementary School. Education Technology Surveys Research

Using Data To Deliver Real Personalized Learning with Kiddom

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And in a small number of schools, equipped with the right tools, it is being used to deliver real personalized learning. This is the kind of real personalized learning that free online learning platform Kiddom is on a mission to put into every classroom. With a clean and thoughtful design, Kiddom defines itself as a data-informed instructional platform for teachers to curate personalized learning experiences for students. Data for real personalized learning.

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 Education Technology Market Trends Edtech BusinessEvery year, the.

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps,” says The New York Times. ” asks Campus Technology. ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” ” Stop acting like “ self-directed learning ” is a new thing. IXL Learning has acquired ABCya.