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
Welcome to Quizlet, Diane!
Please join us in welcoming Diane Thompson, Quizlet's second business operations intern! Diane grew up in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she attended Northwood High School. She is now a rising senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studying public policy and education. Her hob…

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Posted by Sally June 3, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Cameron to Quizlet!
Meet Cameron McNeill, our summer business operations intern! Cameron hails from Durham, North Carolina and attended Riverside High School. He is currently a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is studying economics. Some of Cameron's interests and hobbies include wat…

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Posted by Sally June 2, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Ulysse!
Please help us welcome our newest intern, Ulysse Carion. Ulysse was born in Paris, France, then moved to San Diego, CA, where he attended La Jolla High School. He is currently studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Besides computer programmin…

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Posted by Sally May 25, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Matt Glotzbach to Quizlet
I’m very happy to welcome Matthew Glotzbach as our new CEO. Matt is joining us at a time of heavy investment in our product, our team, and our business. Our recent launch of Quizlet Live, our first classroom game, has gotten an overwhelmingly positive response. We raised money six months ago from t…

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Posted by Andrew May 5, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Damien to Quizlet!
Please join us in welcoming Damien Diehl to Quizlet! Damien will be joining our mobile team as an Android engineer. Damien grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where he attended Parkville High School. He went on to attend Penn State University, where he graduated with a degree in Information Sciences an…

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Posted by Sally April 28, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Dan!
Meet Dan Cepeda, the newest member of our team! Dan grew up in Yorba Linda, California, and attended Valencia High School. He graduated from MIT with a degree in computer science, and worked at Inflection as a data scientist before coming to Quizlet. He also spent his last two summers living in Tok…

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Posted by Sally April 18, 2016 · View post
Welcoming Amy to Quizlet!
Please join us in welcoming Amy Hartstein to Quizlet. Amy is joining the User Ops team, which means she'll be working on customer support and making the experience better for our users! Amy attended Medfield High School in Medfield, Massachusetts, and then graduated from the University of Californi…

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Posted by Sally April 4, 2016 · View post
Welcome to Quizlet, Karen!
Meet Karen Sun, the newest member of our team! She grew up in Holmdel, New Jersey, and attended Holmdel High School. She then attended MIT, where she majored in mathematics and music. Before coming to Quizlet, Karen worked at companies like Bookish and Two Sigma, and consulted for many others. In h…

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Posted by Sally March 4, 2016 · View post