On Quizlet This Week: Celebrating National Pumpkin Day
Happy National Pumpkin Day! On Oct. 26, we recognize this culturally significant plant, food and favored Fall decoration. The name pumpkin originates from the Greek word pepon, which means "large melon." Native to North America, pumpkins are a type of winter squash and are known for their deep yell…

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Posted by Amalia October 26, 2017 · View post
Helping Keep Quizlet Safe
Every October is National Bullying Prevention Month. As part of our recognition of this important mission and in celebration of the PACER Center’s Unity Day, we are highlighting the work we’ve done to make Quizlet a safe platform for all learners. Safety has always been a part of Quizlet’s DNA. Th…

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Posted by Dan October 25, 2017 · View post
Play Quizlet Live with Diagrams and you could win Quizlet Teacher for your whole school!
Quizlet Live with Diagrams is here. Help us celebrate by entering our special giveaway for teachers — open now until October 23 — for a chance to win Quizlet Teacher upgrades for your entire school! 👏 How to enter: Login or sign up for Quizlet Choose a diagram set — one you've created or one you'v…

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Posted by Amalia October 20, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights
The 15th day of the Hindu month of Kartika is when we celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated over five days by placing small lamps and lights around shops and homes, as well as eating delicious sweets. The holiday recognizes the triumph of light over darkness and good…

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Posted by Laura October 19, 2017 · View post
Free webinar for teachers: Everything you need to know about Quizlet Diagrams
Haven't had a chance to explore Quizlet Diagrams yet? Want to learn more about incorporating this new format into your teaching? Join us for a free webinar all about this new feature! This event is perfect for educators, technology trainers and administrators. We'll review the ins and outs of creat…

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Posted by Amalia October 17, 2017 · View post
From a Student: How Quizlet Live Supports Personal and Interpersonal Learning
This is a contributed post by Aarian Dhanani, an 8th grade student at Greenhill School in Texas. Aarian has been using Quizlet all throughout middle school, and is his school's resident Quizlet expert. Students and teachers around the world are falling in love with Quizlet Live — and it’s not surpr…

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Posted by Amalia October 16, 2017 · View post
Quizlet insights: Are we under preparing Gen Z women for the future of work?
Robots. Self-driving cars. Artificial intelligence. We read and hear about these subjects frequently in the technology press, but we wanted to understand more about how students see them — so we decided to ask them. In August of this year, we polled over 1,000 Americans between the ages of 13 and 24…

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Posted by Matthew October 12, 2017 · View post
Even Better Together: Announcing Quizlet Live with Diagrams
Love Quizlet Live? Excited about our new diagrams feature? Now you can use Quizlet’s engaging, team-based game to review diagrams in class! With a special two-week free trial of Quizlet Teacher available exclusively so you can try out Quizlet Live with Diagrams, your students can start benefiting f…

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Posted by Aswath October 10, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Celebrating World Teachers' Day
Every year on October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers' Day! World Teachers' Day was created by UNESCO and was first observed in 1994. The theme of this year's World Teachers' Day is “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers.” Here at Quizlet HQ, we try to celebrate teachers every day of the year,…

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Posted by Laura October 5, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Poetry
Today is National Poetry Day: a day to celebrate, read, share, write and discover poetry. This popular genre of literature uses rhythmic qualities of language — like meter, alliteration and rhyme — to evoke feeling and meaning. There are many different forms and genres of poetry, including the sonn…

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Posted by Amalia September 28, 2017 · View post
Meet the Verified Creator Program: The Next Evolution of Content on Quizlet
This fall, we are excited to launch a major evolution of the Quizlet platform: the Quizlet Verified Creator Program. With this new program, officially launching today, Quizlet is partnering with educational content creators to provide official, curated study resources for students and teachers. O…

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Posted by Thompson September 27, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: International Day of Peace
The International Day of Peace is celebrated around the world on September 21. This day was established by the United Nations in 1981 to promote world peace, encourage people worldwide to come together in support of this goal, and recognize the efforts of those who have worked to end conflict. In 2…

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Posted by Amalia September 21, 2017 · View post
The Quizlet Difference: How Quizlet helped our school achieve 27% over the district average
This is a contributed post by Michael Snead, a teacher and learning specialist in Texas. Meeting the needs of all students and making sure they have what they need to be successful is a challenge for even the most seasoned educator. As a learning specialist at Barton Middle School, I've spent many…

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Posted by Amalia September 18, 2017 · View post
Build Labeling Games with Quizlet Diagrams
This is a contributed post by Tony Vincent from Learning in Hand. Quizlet has been around since 2005, and the study tool continues to add new features. In 2016 Quizlet introduced Quizlet Live, a team-based way for students to study terms and definitions. Now Quizlet has added Diagrams. Diagrams are…

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Posted by Amalia September 15, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Saying Goodbye to Cassini
Low on rocket fuel, and after almost 20 years in space, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission on September 15. Launched in 1997, Cassini arrived in Saturn's system in 2004 and has been studying the planet, its rings and moons ever since. It is the most distant planetary orbiter ever launched.…

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Posted by Amalia September 14, 2017 · View post
Student Tip: Draw your own diagrams
This post is contributed by Chris Berger, a nursing student at The University of San Francisco. I would label myself as a visual learner; I rarely glean anything from lectures and I primarily rely on creating my own diagrams and worksheets to study. This works perfectly with my love for drawing and…

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Posted by Amalia September 13, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: All About Hurricanes
We've been closely following the news coming out of Texas after Hurricane Harvey, and are now tracking the progress of Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane that has already made its way through the Caribbean and is now headed for Florida. If you don't live in the South or Southeast of the U.S. or…

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Posted by Laura September 7, 2017 · View post
A simple way you can help students & teachers impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Here at Quizlet HQ, we’ve been focused on the busy back to school season — launching new products, engaging students and teachers, and getting excited about the months ahead. At the same time, we know there are hundreds of thousands of students and teachers who can’t go back to school as planned, d…

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Posted by Laura September 5, 2017 · View post
Diversity & Inclusion at Quizlet — Why it Matters to Us
At Quizlet, we’ve built a diverse team of smart and passionate people, driven by our mission to ‘help people practice and master whatever they are learning.’ But we will always challenge ourselves to do better as we strive towards being a more diverse and inclusive team. There has been a lot of atte…

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Posted by Matthew August 29, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
On August 24, 79 (1,938 years ago), Mount Vesuvius erupted and destroyed Pompeii, an ancient Roman city near modern day Naples in Italy. The area and its people were buried under 13-20 feet of volcanic ash, and the site was forgotten for 1,500 years until rediscovered in 1599. Proper excavations st…

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Posted by Amalia August 25, 2017 · View post