Yesterday Math, Tomorrow the World: IXL Learning Evolves to Offer More Subjects, for More Ages

IXL is an 18-year-old K–12 edtech company that offers adaptive learning activities, or as they like to say “Practice that feels like play.” Once known for their math activities, IXL now offers an array of core subjects, including social studies, science, and language arts. Leveraging teacher feedback and data (lots of data) IXL has spent most of the past two decades refining their methods to provide effective, engaging instruction one subject at a time.

So what subject will they come up with next? Find out in our one-on-one interview with COO Jennifer Gu:

Adelia Humme

Adelia Humme

Previously an academic adviser at her alma mater, Texas A&M University, Adelia has contributed her editorial skills to The Eckleburg Project, Redivider, and Texas A&M University Press. She recently moved from Texas to Boston to pursue a master's degree in publishing & writing at Emerson College. She devotes her free time to reading fantasy novels and spoiling cats.