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
Quizlet of the Week: President Trump's Cabinet
Tomorrow morning, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States of America. He'll be sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts, and Vice President Mike Pence will be sworn in by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. In attendance will be Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill C…

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Posted by Laura January 19, 2017 · View post
Celebrating 10 Years of Quizlet.com
Ten years ago today, when I was a high school junior, I published a website called Quizlet.com. It launched with little fanfare, but the small group of friends I had as beta-testers liked it enough that they began telling their friends. Quizlet started spreading, slowly but surely. Between 2005 and…

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Posted by Andrew January 17, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: MLK Day
This coming Monday is MLK Day, honoring the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King was a leading figure in the Civil Rights Movement, promoting nonviolent activism while protesting racial discrimination in U.S. laws. He led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott and helped organize many non…

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Posted by Amalia January 12, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: Building Good Study Habits
Hello 2017! For many students, the beginning of 2017 also comes with the beginning of a new semester or quarter. Hopefully, your 2016 ended with the grades you were hoping for, but if not, a new semester is a great time to recommit and build a plan for better academic outcomes. Here's a great guide…

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Posted by Laura January 5, 2017 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: Happy Holidays!
We know some of you are still finishing up your finals and last 2016 assignments, so we'll keep this brief: We hope that those of you celebrating this December — whether that's Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or simply a few days off from school — will have a great holiday. Thanks for studying and lea…

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Posted by Laura December 15, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: The Dewey Decimal System
On December 10th, we'll celebrate Melvil Dewey's birthday and the invention of Dewey Decimal Classification — one of the most widely used library classification systems. DDC has been in use since 1876 when Dewey, a 21 year old librarian from New York, created and established it in effort to simplif…

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Posted by Amalia December 9, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: World AIDS Day
Each year, we recognize World AIDS Day on December 1. World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people around the globe to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS and remember those who have succumbed to the virus. Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been recognized around the globe. In all, more than 35 mi…

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Posted by Laura December 1, 2016 · View post
Quizlet insights: Teachers say technology makes learning more fun, students say it helps them learn
You can’t enter a classroom today without seeing Chromebooks, tablets, SMART Boards and other technology; when students leave class, they can instantly get online with phones and WiFi. Inside school walls and at home during homework time, technology is more pervasive than ever — but is it accomplish…

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Posted by Matthew December 1, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: American Education Week
It's American Education Week: a time to recognize the importance of education and celebrate our public schools. No matter what type of school you go to or teach at, I think we can all get behind efforts to ensure quality education for everyone, and appreciate those who support each student's succes…

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Posted by Amalia November 17, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: Practicing Mindfulness
No matter who you voted for, it's been an intense week that marks the end to a crazy two years of campaigning. Donald Trump is now the president-elect of the United States, and the anxiety and excitement around the election were being (and continue to be) felt by a lot of people. It's difficult not…

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Posted by Laura November 10, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: National Sandwich Day
Sandwiches: simple, portable, endlessly customizable, delicious... Everyone has their favorite, from easy PBJs and grilled cheese, to towering Clubs and meaty Reubens, to delectable tea sandwiches and canapés. 300 million sandwiches are eaten by Americans every day, and they are popular all over th…

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Posted by Amalia November 3, 2016 · View post

Happy Halloween from the Quizlet team!

Posted by Amalia October 31, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: The 2016 World Series
This year's World Series features the two teams with the longest running championship droughts: Cleveland's most recent title was in 1948 and The Cubs last won in 1908, which makes it a total of 176 years combined since Cub or Indians fans have been to a ticker tape parade. With Chicago's 5-1 win o…

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Posted by Amalia October 27, 2016 · View post

Are you a teacher who loves Quizlet and also loves Google? We're working on a project highlighting some of the ways Quizlet and Google can work really well together (Google Classroom integration, using Quizlet on Chromebooks, Google sign-up) and would love to hear your stories. Thank you!

Posted by Laura October 24, 2016 · View on docs.google.com
Quizlet of the Week: Grace Hopper (See you at the conference?)
By Unknown (Smithsonian Institution) - Flickr: Grace Hopper and UNIVAC, CC BY 2.0 This week, four members of the Quizlet Team are in Houston attending the Grace Hopper Conference in Houston, Texas. The conference is a celebration of women in computing, and this year more than 15,000 people are expe…

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Posted by Laura October 20, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: Celebrating Nobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan
Photo via By Jean-Luc Ourlin - originally posted to Flickr as Bob Dylan, CC BY-SA 2.0 Today the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, an American singer and songwriter who got his start in folk music. It's unusual for a musician to win the prize — traditionally it's gone to an author…

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Posted by Laura October 13, 2016 · View post

Mark your calendars! Quizlet founder Andrew Sutherland will be doing an AMA ("Ask me Anything") on Reddit on Wednesday from 3–7pm Pacific time. He'll be answering questions about Quizlet, edtech, being a tech founder and anything else you want to know. Start thinking of the questions you want to ask and we'll see you on Reddit on Wednesday.

Posted by Laura October 10, 2016 · View post