Welcome to Quizlet, Ulysse!
Please help us welcome our newest intern, Ulysse Carion. Ulysse was born in Paris, France, then moved to San Diego, CA, where he attended La Jolla High School. He is currently studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Besides computer programmin…

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Posted by Sally 2 days ago · View post
Using Quizlet’s New “Live” Feature
This is a guest blog post by Bethany Petty, a teacher who uses Quizlet Live with her classes. Do you ever stumble upon an app or a website and think, “nah I don’t need to look at this,” or “this is cool, but I’ll check it out later,”… and then you never look at it again? This was my relationship wit…

News

Posted by Amalia May 19, 2016 · View post
Engineering Controlled Chaos - How to build a real-time game for classrooms
This spring, we released our first real-time game for classrooms, Quizlet Live. Our beta included over 1 million students and teachers and since launch a month ago, we've added another 3 million. Now, it's grown to 1 million weekly users. These numbers are evidence that we built an engaging, educati…

Engineering

Posted by Sophia May 11, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Matt Glotzbach to Quizlet
I’m very happy to welcome Matthew Glotzbach as our new CEO. Matt is joining us at a time of heavy investment in our product, our team, and our business. Our recent launch of Quizlet Live, our first classroom game, has gotten an overwhelmingly positive response. We raised money six months ago from t…

News & Quizlet HQ

Posted by Andrew May 5, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Damien to Quizlet!
Please join us in welcoming Damien Diehl to Quizlet! Damien will be joining our mobile team as an Android engineer. Damien grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where he attended Parkville High School. He went on to attend Penn State University, where he graduated with a degree in Information Sciences an…

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Posted by Sally April 28, 2016 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Keeping Students Engaged End-of-Year
This is a guest blog post by Rachelle Poth, a teacher who uses Quizlet Live with her classes. ​As a teacher winding down the school year, it seems we need something extra to keep students motivated and engaged. Fortunately, in today’s learning environment there are a lot of great resources available…

News

Posted by Amalia April 26, 2016 · View post
Quizlet named a Bay Area Best Place to Work
Quizlet is grateful to be recognized as one of the 2016 Bay Area Best Places To Work! Best Places to Work is a program of the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Through employee surveys, companies are evaluated across categories like fun, collaborative culture, so…

News & Press

Posted by Amalia April 20, 2016 · View post
How I Made Learning Fun in My Classroom using Quizlet Live
This is a guest blog post by Josh Kurzweil, a teacher who uses Quizlet Live with his class. I have been using Quizlet with my adult ESL classes for many years and have often been puzzled by how to motivate students to develop better study habits to learn more effectively. While some students immedia…

News

Posted by Sophia April 19, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Dan!
Meet Dan Cepeda, the newest member of our team! Dan grew up in Yorba Linda, California, and attended Valencia High School. He graduated from MIT with a degree in computer science, and worked at Inflection as a data scientist before coming to Quizlet. He also spent his last two summers living in Tok…

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Posted by Sally April 18, 2016 · View post
Introducing our first collaborative learning game for the classroom: Quizlet Live
Teachers--are you looking for a fun, engaging game for your classroom where students can learn from each other? That’s why we built Quizlet Live. It’s designed to bring fresh energy into classroom. Teams of students work together, racing to learn the material in a Quizlet study set. Correct answers…

News

Posted by Sophia April 18, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Amy to Quizlet!
Please join us in welcoming Amy Hartstein to Quizlet. Amy is joining the User Ops team, which means she'll be working on customer support and making the experience better for our users! Amy attended Medfield High School in Medfield, Massachusetts, and then graduated from the University of Californi…

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Posted by Sally April 4, 2016 · View post
Share The Shirt - Week 4 Winners (Part II)
Like we mentioned yesterday, we had so many amazing entries to our #ShareTheShirt contest this last week, we couldn't choose only four. Instead we selected our favorite ten hero stories! And our final five winner selections are (drumroll, please): 6) Max Salem and Tristin Haniquin. From Max: "My Qui…

News

Posted by Amalia March 22, 2016 · View post
Share The Shirt - Week 4 Winners (Part I)
Our #ShareTheShirt contest has come to an end — a huge thank you to everyone who shared their stories with us! We had so many great submissions this last week that it was impossible to choose only four winners. Instead we selected ten incredible stories, half of which we are featuring today. We'll r…

News

Posted by Amalia March 21, 2016 · View post
Quizlet's new in-class game is now available in beta to all teachers
Quizlet has been testing out a new in-class game for the last few months with a small group of teachers and now it's ready for all teachers to try out the beta (for free)! How to try the beta All teachers will see a "live" button on their study sets. Just click the button to get started. You'll ge…

News

Posted by Sophia March 18, 2016 · View post
Share The Shirt - Week 3 Winners
Time to share our favorite Quizlet hero submissions from last week! For those of you who haven't yet shared your story with us, it's our final week of the contest! Learn how to enter to win a sweet Quizlet tee. Without further ado, our third week's winners are: 1) Lizzie, Rachel Reilly, and Maestra…

News

Posted by Amalia March 14, 2016 · View post
Last week to #ShareTheShirt!
Our #ShareTheShirt contest ends next Friday, March 18th, so make sure to enter now for a chance to win an awesome Quizlet t-shirt! Quizlet blue looks great on everyone and, seriously, they are so comfortable. Entering our contest is easy: Think of that special person in your life who introduced you…

News

Posted by Amalia March 11, 2016 · View post
What's the Best Cloud? Probably GCP
In 2015 we migrated Quizlet from our legacy host to a large cloud provider. AWS is the default choice for most companies, but after comparing the options, we went with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This is a summary of our analysis. Quizlet is now the ~50th biggest website in the U.S. in terms of tra…

Engineering

Posted by Peter March 10, 2016 · View post
Share The Shirt - Week 2 Winners
It’s time to reveal our second week of #ShareTheShirt winners! Your submissions have been inspiring, and we're happy to share them with the rest of the Quizlet community. We are running the contest for another two weeks, which means you can still win a Quizlet shirt for you and your Quizlet hero by…

News

Posted by Amalia March 8, 2016 · View post
Teachers, try out Quizlet's new game in your classroom!
Quizlet is currently beta-testing a new in-class game with a select group of teachers (available to every teacher on Quizlet free in the next few months). If you're a teacher using Quizlet in your classroom, we'd love for you to help us test it out! The beta is currently available by invitation (or…

News

Posted by Sophia March 7, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Karen!
Meet Karen Sun, the newest member of our team! She grew up in Holmdel, New Jersey, and attended Holmdel High School. She then attended MIT, where she majored in mathematics and music. Before coming to Quizlet, Karen worked at companies like Bookish and Two Sigma, and consulted for many others. In h…

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Posted by Sally March 4, 2016 · View post