“I Excel”

“I Excel”


IXL, cleverly created to convey “I excel” is a website that provides math help for kids, Kindergarten to Grade 9. Through comprehensive lessons and exercises, this website works to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of students around the world. Based on the philosophy that “every child is capable of learning”, IXL was created to provide an environment where every moment is spent learning, without any distractions. Used in more than 150 countries around the world and with provincial curricula available, IXL is a great learning tool.

For parents, at $9.95 a month or $79 a year, IXL offers nearly 2000 subject matter’s with unlimited questions, fun practice formats, questions that adapt to your child’s ability, feedback, weekly e-mail updates, detailed reports, and awards and certificates.

For teachers, at $199 a year, IXL offers full coverage of math curricula, unlimited questions, question-specific explanations (giving feedback and instruction), assessments (which makes keeping track of student performance super easy), daily or weekly e-mail alerts, awards and certificates, and access for students to all grade levels. Not sold? Then try the free 30-day trial that will allow you and your students to explore IXL, and decide from there.

Here’s an outline of each grade level with some topics they cover:

Junior Kindergarten

  • Shapes
  • Counting objects up to 20
  • Sizes
  • Positions
  • Classification

Senior Kindergarten

  • Counting numbers beyond 20
  • Measurement
  • Money
  • Graphs/data
  • Time
  • Adding/subtracting

Grade 1

  • Number patterns
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Spatial sense
  • Measurement
  • Probability
  • Sorting, ordering, classifying

Grade 2

  • Money
  • Time
  • Mixed operations (adding and subtracting numbers)
  • Probability and statistics
  • Fractions
  • Properties
  • Multiplication/division

Grade 3

  • Number patterns
  • Place values
  • Estimation and rounding
  • Comparing and ordering
  • Logical reasoning
  • Decimals
  • Graphs

Grade 4

  • Number sense
  • Coordinate graphs
  • Data, charts, graphs
  • Algebra
  • Patterns

Grade 5

  • Place values
  • Problem solving
  • Number theory
  • Fractions and mixed numbers
  • Adding/subtracting/multiplying/dividing decimals

Grade 6

  • Whole numbers
  • Integers
  • Exponents
  • Rational numbers
  • Multiply fractions
  • Ratios, proportions, and percents

Grade 7

  • Number theory
  • Consumer math
  • Operations with integers
  • Transformations
  • Square roots
  • Linear functions
  • Probability
  • Single-variable equations

Grade 8

  • Pythagorean theorem
  • Operations with rational numbers
  • Scientific notation
  • Variable expressions
  • Statistics
  • Proportional relationships

Grade 9

  • Single-variable inequalities
  • Operations
  • Direct variation
  • Linear functions
  • Systems of linear equations
  • Polynomials
  • Logic

Grade 10 is soon to come!

For more information, visit http://ca.ixl.com/

1 comment on "“I Excel”"

  1. Tresca Liburd

    How to I sign up to teach online

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