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On Quizlet This Week: National Hot Dog Day
Yesterday, July 19, was National Hot Dog Day - a day to celebrate all things hot dog! Hot dogs have a long and worldly history. Sausages, the tasty focal point of the hot dog, were first mentioned in Homer's Odyssey in the 9th century BC, making sausages one of the oldest processed foods. In the 13…

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Posted by Rachel July 20, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet this Week: Baseball's First Hero
Arguably the most revered icon in the Roaring Twenties, Babe Ruth (born George Herman Ruth, Jr.) inspired a generation of children to pick up a stick and a ball in America's sandlots. In a country that was struggling to assert itself on the world's stage after the First World War, the "Sultan of Sw…

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Posted by Rutvij July 13, 2017 · View post
Super Speller Ananya Vinay Visits Quizlet
The star of Quizlet’s tech talk this past week was a retired master of her craft—and she’s only twelve years old. On Friday we welcomed Ananya Vinay, the winner of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee, to Quizlet HQ in San Francisco. The anything-but-ordinary orthographer clinched her victory at…

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Posted by David July 11, 2017 · View post
Announcing Quizlet's all-digital unconference!
As we gear up for back to school here at Quizlet HQ, one of our goals is to create a community for educators to interact with one another and share the different ways they use Quizlet with their students. To provide a platform for both teachers new to Quizlet and returning pros, we’re hosting a fre…

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Posted by Rutvij July 7, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Frida Kahlo
¡Feliz cumpleaños, Frida! Today marks the 110th birthday of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Born in 1907, the artist spent most of her life in her family’s home in Coyocoán in Mexico City with her parents and three sisters. After a streetcar accident left her hospitalized for weeks, she began what wou…

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Posted by David July 6, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Shakespeare brings the house down...literally
In 1613, the Globe Theatre in London was the place to see a Shakespeare play. The Bard himself was rumored to act in some of his own productions and was a minority shareholder in the operations of the theater. During a performance of Henry VIII in June of that year, a theatrical cannon misfired an…

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Posted by Rutvij June 29, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: National Onion Rings Day
Don’t let onions make you cry today; celebrate them instead! June 22 is National Onion Rings Day, an annual holiday in the U.S. honoring one of America’s tastiest fast-food creations. No one knows the exact origins of the onion ring, but a recipe is thought to have appeared first in an 1802 cookbo…

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Posted by David June 22, 2017 · View post

We're looking for users who'd like to try out early versions (on Web, iPhone and Android) of a brand new feature. You'll be helping us build the feature by identifying problems and sharing ideas for improvements. If you'd like to participate, click here to sign up. Thanks for your help!

Posted by Aswath June 19, 2017 · View post
Quizlet events at ISTE
Quizlet is headed to ISTE this year and we want to meet you! If you're attending the conference or live in the San Antonio area, check out and register for our events below: Teacher Appreciation Happy Hour Tuesday, June 27 — 6-8pm Barriba Cantina, San Antonio River Walk Join members of the Quizlet…

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Posted by Amalia June 16, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Flags of the United States
On June 14 every year, we celebrate the adoption of the American flag's current design. In 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution, which outlined a design with 13 stars in white on blue to match the 13 stripes in red and white. The nation and the flag have grown since then…

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Posted by Rutvij June 15, 2017 · View post
Teacher Tip: Quizlet Live Tournaments
Want to take your Quizlet Live game up a serious notch? Check out two great examples of successful Quizlet Live tournaments and learn how to put on your own. English teacher Joanna Górzyńska, who specializes in business and technical English, recently reached out to tell us about a Quizlet Live com…

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Posted by Amalia June 14, 2017 · View post
Launching A Successful Redesign For 20 Million Students
When more than 20 million people use your service each month, how and when you roll out a redesign matters. When considering making a big update, we knew we had to make it better for our users not just aesthetically but also functionally — with no disruption to studying. Over the past year, we’ve b…

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Posted by Jen June 13, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Donald Duck Day
"Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!" Today marks the 83rd birthday of Donald Duck, the famously short-tempered, sailor-suit-sporting feathered friend of Mickey Mouse. Donald made his on-screen debut in the 1934 animated short film "The Wise Little Hen." Walt Disney designed the character after he heard impre…

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Posted by David June 8, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: The Great Outdoors
June is National Great Outdoors month — and the perfect time to go camping and visit our national parks! Get to know the 59 designated US National Parks, complete with their location and stunning landscapes. If you're going camping this weekend, learn to identify some flowers, birds and insects you…

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Posted by Amalia June 2, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Celebrating Sally Ride
We celebrate Sally Ride each year on her birthday, May 26, because she was the first American woman in space — a pretty big accomplishment considering the odds stacked against her. She first went into space on the Challenger space shuttle in 1983, and did another trip the following year. After sett…

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Posted by Laura May 25, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Quizlet-Based Games for Integrating LD Students
This is a contributed post by Tanya Rozanes Olevsky, a teacher, language specialist, and manager of LinguaCom, which provides language training and academic assistance. Inclusion — a challenge? In my opinion, inclusion is the understanding that each and every classroom is heterogeneous to a certain…

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Posted by Amalia May 23, 2017 · View post
"I Need a Quizlet" — An Anthem for Finals
Need a song to motivate you for finals? Check out "I Need A Quizlet" — an incredibly catchy tune and accompanying music video that AP Human Geography teacher, Craig Gaslow from Westlake High, recently shared with us. A group of Westlake students wrote the lyrics (which include references to their 3…

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Posted by Amalia May 19, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Meet Spelling Bee Champion Sylvie Lamontagne
We first heard about Sylvie Lamontagne last spring when she placed 4th in the Scripps National Spelling Bee — and credited Quizlet with helping her get prepped for the big bee. After her 4th place finish, Sylvie went on to win the Spelling Bee of China's North American bee and win the Spelling Bee…

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Posted by Laura May 18, 2017 · View post

We are launching our latest study mode, the new Learn, on web (for laptops and desktops) soon. We're looking for beta users who can test out an early version, help us identify problems and provide feedback.

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