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
Bonus Quizlet of the Week: National Coffee Day!
This week we get an extra special bonus Quizlet of the Week. Why? Because it's National Coffee Day and that's definitely something we celebrate (and take seriously) at Quizlet HQ. Studying and coffee go together like... studying and Quizlet; they just belong together. To be the expert on what goes…

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Posted by Laura September 29, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: Remembering Shimon Peres & the Oslo Accords
Yesterday we learned that Shimon Peres, a two-time prime minister of Israel and long-time Israeli politician passed away at the age of 93. Peres was a long-time advocate for peace in the Middle East, and was awarded a Noble Peace Prize in 1994 for his work on the Oslo Accords (along with Yassir Araf…

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Posted by Laura September 29, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: First day of fall (or spring)!
Today is the second equinox of the year, which means it's officially fall for all of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and spring for our friends in the Southern Hemisphere! Equinox is Latin for "equal night," which refers to the fact that day and night are about equal lengths right now. This is due t…

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Posted by Amalia September 22, 2016 · View post
Quizlet is studying abroad (and we’ve learned some new languages along the way)
Hello, hallo, hola, 你好! Students, teachers, and learners from all over the globe use Quizlet on a daily basis, but until now, however, they’ve been using Quizlet in English only. To reflect the global nature of our user base we’re excited to bring Quizlet to students and teachers who live in a dif…

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Posted by Thompson September 22, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Aaaaaaaargh! Coming up in a few days is International Talk Like A Pirate Day (yes, this is a real thing, and it's held on September 19 each year). Any "Jack Art" (read: common sailor) can make an aargh joke and get a few chuckles, but to really learn how to take to the seas like a pro, you'll need…

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Posted by Laura September 15, 2016 · View post
The best of our #QuizletLive contest… so far
Last week we launched a contest all about Quizlet Live and how teachers like you use it in your classrooms. We’ve seen hundreds of entries so far, complete with colorful pictures, rightfully noisy videos, and creative ideas on ways to use Quizlet Live. Quizlet Live is an incredible in-classroom lea…

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Posted by Laura September 12, 2016 · View post
Quizlet of the Week: International Literacy Day
Today we're celebrating International Literacy Day! ILD was first proclaimed by UNESCO fifty years ago today, with the goal of bringing the international community together to promote literacy as a way to empower people and help them improve their lives. From the UNESCO Director-General, "The world…

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Posted by Amalia September 8, 2016 · View post
Teachers — How do you #QuizletLive? Share your story for a chance to win $500 to DonorsChoose!
We built Quizlet Live for teachers to engage their students in the classroom, and since launch we’ve been blown away by the different ways you’ve chosen to integrate Quizlet into your lessons. Over the past few months we’ve heard from teachers who use Quizlet Live to teach foreign languages, teache…

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Posted by Laura September 6, 2016 · View post