Teacher Tip: Playing Quizlet Live "11"
Marty Brandl, an algebra and computer science teacher at Marshall High School in Minnesota, recently wrote in to us with a great tip for encouraging more participation with Quizlet Live: We play a variation of Quizlet Live in my classroom that we call "11". The goal is that every group gets to 11 c…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia 10 hours ago · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Using Quizlet to Begin AP Calculus Prep
This is a contributed post by Stacey Roshan, an Upper School Technology Coordinator and Math teacher at Bullis School. When we begin our review in AP Calculus AB, I always use a very popular worksheet that is broken into two columns — “when you see the words…” is written on the left and “this is wh…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 23, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: The Vernal Equinox
After a long, cold, [and here in San Francisco very rainy] winter, Spring is finally here. This week we celebrated the Vernal Equinox, which marks the end of Winter and beginning of Spring. The official Vernal Equinox (also called the Spring Equinox) was on March 20th this year, but depending on th…

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Posted by Laura March 23, 2017 · View post
Author Arlie Russell Hochschild Visits Quizlet
Quizlet was honored to host Arlie Russell Hochschild, the author of Strangers in Their Own Land, for a talk and conversation with the Quizlet team earlier this month. Hochschild is a professor of sociology at UC-Berkeley and self-identifies as a liberal. While Hochschild is a natural at adapting t…

News & Quizlet HQ

Posted by Thompson March 21, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Flipping the Classroom with Quizlet
This post was contributed by Stephanie Sheridan, a Spanish teacher in Illinois. We've all learned that repetition is incredibly important to committing vocabulary to long-term memory. This is the big idea behind comprehensible input and many of the strategies used in a TPRS classroom: Kids need t…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 17, 2017 · View post
New webinar: Organizing content and tracking progress with Quizlet
Totally new to Quizlet? Or already signed up, but interested in organizing your content and getting better insights into student progress? This free webinar will take you through how to create Quizlet classes, add your sets and your students, and track student progress and activity with our paid Qu…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 16, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet this Week: World Consumer Rights Day
Today is World Consumer Rights day, a day to promote the education of consumers about their rights, and raise awareness of any market practices or social injustices undermining them. WCRD started in 1983 and was inspired by a speech to congress made by U.S. President John F. Kennedy that addressed…

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Posted by Amalia March 15, 2017 · View post
Introducing the new Quizlet Learn
Today at SXSWedu we’re unveiling the new Quizlet Learn. Create a study set and tell us when you need to know the material, and Quizlet Learn will kickstart your studying with an adaptive plan that charts your progress, helps you stay motivated with encouraging checkpoints, and keeps you on track wi…

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Posted by Matthew March 9, 2017 · View post
Teacher Tip: Silent Quizlet Live
Felicity Beede is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Brunswick Junior High School in Brunswick, Maine. She recently wrote in to us with a creative suggestion for playing Quizlet Live, that makes the game even more fun for her students (and quiet for her neighboring classrooms): While we do play…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 6, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet this Week: Women's History Month
Happy March! This month we celebrate Women's History Month, and recognize the contributions of women everywhere!. With more than 150 million study sets on Quizlet, there are study sets covering amazing things women have done in all sorts of areas. A few favorites: Learn about the passionate women…

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Posted by Laura March 2, 2017 · View post
PD opportunity for teachers new to Quizlet
Join us for a Teacher to Teacher webinar: Engaging All Students for Success with Quizlet. This event is perfect for educators or administrators who are new to the Quizlet platform and want to learn more about what it has to offer. We’ll be covering the basics of how Quizlet can benefit teachers and…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia February 27, 2017 · View post
New PD resources for teachers
Planning a PD session at your school or a workshop for other teachers? Or setting up your class and looking to give your students (and their parents) a guide to what Quizlet is and how to sign up? Check out our new teacher resources page, with presentation templates, handouts, and video overviews o…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia February 24, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: A German language professor shares how he uses Quizlet
At Quizlet, we love learning from students and educators from around the world. Last week, Professor Hiroki Iwai and colleagues Makiko Oyama and Yu Higashisawa were in San Francisco and stopped by the Quizlet office for a visit. Professor Iwai is an avid Quizlet user, with over 230 sets created in…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia February 22, 2017 · View post
Introducing Quizlet Plus subscriptions on Android
Studying on the go just got a little easier. The Quizlet Android app now offers Quizlet Plus subscriptions directly through the app. The top feature you can access on Android after subscripting to Quizlet Plus is the ability to upload your own images. Now when you’re reviewing, it’s simple to snap…

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Posted by Brandon February 21, 2017 · View post
Quizlet at SXSWedu
If you're headed to SXSWedu this year, we want to meet you! Join us for a happy hour celebrating teachers, sign up for "office hours" to give us your insights and ask questions, and hear Andrew Sutherland, Quizlet's founder, speak about how collaborating with students and teachers helps us build bet…

Quizlet HQ & Teachers

Posted by Amalia February 15, 2017 · View post
Quizlet Tests Cloud Spanner — The Most Sophisticated Cloud Database
by Peter Bakkum and Dan Cepeda Like many startups, Quizlet faces a huge challenge in scaling our databases. We use MySQL to power our website, which allows us to serve millions of students every month, but is difficult to scale up — we need our database to handle more writes than a single machine ca…

Engineering

Posted by Peter February 14, 2017 · View post
New webinar for teachers Feb 15
Register for our new webinar, How to create the best content with Quizlet. This free webinar for teachers will cover the ins and outs of creating great content. From finding a set and customizing it, to adding images, recording audio, importing word lists, combining multiple sets, and more, you'll…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia February 10, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: African American History Month
Each February in the United States, we celebrate African American History Month and recognize the contributions of black Americans across politics, sports, the arts and other realms. Most students can recite the names and accomplishments of Jackie Robinson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Ba…

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Posted by Laura February 9, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: U.S. Immigration
The U.S. history curriculum standards for grades 5-12 cover many instances of immigration over our history. From early settlement, to the industrial revolution, to modern and postwar America, immigration has always played a key role in our nation's economic, social, and cultural development. In con…

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Posted by Amalia February 2, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: History of Television
Did you know that on January 26th, 1926 — 91 years ago today — the first working television system was demonstrated to the public? The demonstration took place in London and was conducted by Scottish inventor John Logie Baird, who had successfully transmitted the first grayscale television picture…

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Posted by Amalia January 26, 2017 · View post