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. Thi…

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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, yo…

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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…

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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
Quizlet of the Week: Labor Day Edition
Monday is Labor Day in the US. For some, it means the day before the start of the school year. For others, it means a 3-day weekend (YES!). Labor Day is more than a Monday off from school — it's a day to celebrate American workers (and it's been celebrated since the 1800s). Learn all about the hist…

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Posted by Laura September 1, 2016 · View post
Can you help Quizlet get to SXSWedu?
Talking to and learning from other educators, technologists and students is incredibly valuable to us and we're always looking for more. Just like we love to learn from others, we think we have some fascinating stories to share with people in the edtech community. One of the biggest stages to share…

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Posted by Laura August 30, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Aisha!
Please help us welcome our new VP of People Operations, Aisha Stephenson. Aisha will be building out our People Ops team, with a focus on promoting our team culture, strengthening our recruiting efforts, and making Quizlet an even more awesome place to work. Aisha grew up in Santa Barbara and atten…

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Posted by Sally August 5, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Laura to Quizlet
Meet Laura Oppenheimer, our new Director of Marketing! Laura hails from Palo Alto, California, and attended Palo Alto High School. She then went on to study Political Science at the University of Chicago. In her spare time, she loves solving New York Times crossword puzzles, cooking, baking, explor…

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Posted by Sally July 8, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Stefanie and Nicole!
Please help us welcome our newest members of the User Ops team, Stefanie Brückner and Nicole Stevenson! Stefanie and Nicole are our first bilingual support associates, who will help us make Quizlet better for our German and Spanish speaking users. Stefanie grew up in Alzenau, Bavaria, in Germany an…

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Posted by Sally June 27, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Amber to Quizlet!
Please join us in welcoming Amber Staab to Quizlet! Amber will be supporting our users as a member of our User Ops team. Amber hails from Indianapolis, Indiana, and attended Warren Central High School. She went on to study at the University of Chicago, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree i…

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Posted by Sally June 21, 2016 · View post