Meet the lucky teachers who won our Quizlet Live Fall Giveaway!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Quizlet Live Fall Giveaway, where we challenged teachers and their students to play as many games of Quizlet Live as possible for a chance to win $1,000 for their classrooms!
Before we meet our three lucky winners, let’s take a look at the numbers, shall we?
- 1.6 million total games of Quizlet Live were played
- Over 100,000 teachers and 2.9 million students participated
- The most games played by one individual was 419
- Classrooms from all 50 U.S. states were represented
Grand prize winners
And now — drumroll, please — we’re excited to announce the three incredible teachers who’ve won our top prize of $1,000 for them and their classrooms:
🏆 Erik Nelson
Erik has been teaching ESL for over 30 years in pretty much every capacity you could think of: university professor, secondary and primary education, and for a time as the founder of his own language school! He tells us, "For me, it's a passion, and I couldn't fathom doing anything else."
After using Quizlet for over 5 years, his number one Quizlet tip: "You know how we say a "Picture is worth a thousand words"? Well, keep that in mind when making your flashcards. Whenever possible add context to what you are trying to teach: pictures, sounds, example sentences, etc."
🏆 Sara Allsup
Sara is a life science (Biology and Physiology) teacher at a title one school in San Diego, California. She's been teaching for fourteen years and loves her job. She especially enjoys mixing hands-on teaching with technology use, and finds it's helpful that Quizlet allows her students to interact with the material in a variety of ways.
Her Quizlet tip: "Use it consistently, but in combination with other review activities and assign or give incentives for students to play individual games (matching, Gravity) on their own. Make it a competition to get the highest score or match in the fastest time."
🏆 Sheri Freestone-Swart
Sheri teaches 9th and 10th grade French at Corning-Painted Post High School in Corning, NY. This is her 5th year of teaching — and using Quizlet — and she loves what she does. Her best Quizlet advice? "I use Quizlet Live as a Bell Ringer to review the vocabulary that we have learned. [I also] use pictures whenever possible. I think having a visual aid really helps students retain the information."
A huge thank you to everyone who played! Here at the Quizlet office, we’ve loved seeing the engagement, collaboration and incredible learning you’ve all brought to Quizlet Live. Have a wonderful start to the new year and learn on!