On Quizlet This Week: May the 4th be with you
To celebrate this important day, brush up on your Star Wars characters; movie trivia; famous quotes; facts about Star Wars creator, George Lucas; and even SAT words (with Star Wars example sentences). Happy Star Wars Day! Image courtesy of starwars.com.

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Amalia May 4, 2017 · View post
Going with the Flow: A Four-part series on how Quizlet uses Apache Airflow to execute complex data processing pipelines
Quizlet's has a fast-growing community of 25 million active users who log hundreds of millions of events daily. This massive influx of data allows us to do a lot of cool things, from gaining a better understanding of how students and teachers use Quizlet, to improving Quizlet's efficacy as a great…

Engineering

Posted by Dustin May 2, 2017 · View post
Teachers: Want to learn how to get more out of Quizlet?
Check out our teacher webinar series, now available to watch when it's convenient for you! If you're newer to the platform, learn the ins and outs of creating great content with images and audio, organizing your students and sets into classes, and tracking student activity and success with Class Pr…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia May 1, 2017 · View post
Heads up: Planned maintenance on Quizlet on Friday afternoon PT
Update 4:25 p.m. PT: Maintenance is finished and went off without a hitch. We were down for a total of five minutes, from 4:10-4:15 p.m. PT. Update 2:20 p.m. PT: We're on schedule to begin planned maintenance shortly after 3 p.m. PT. As students are gearing up for finals, the Quizlet team is hard at…

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Olivia April 27, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet this Week: National Arbor Day
From oak trees to pine trees to palm trees to redwoods, National Arbor Day is all about planting and celebrating trees, both humble and majestic. And it turns out there's a lot to know about trees. For example, there are a lot of factors that go into how and why a tree might grow successfully. Nutr…

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Laura April 27, 2017 · View post
Teacher Tip: Quizlet Live in "Pairs" and "Solos"
Brian McKenna, a middle and high school social studies teacher at Chagrin Falls Schools in Ohio, recently wrote in to tell us about a variation on Quizlet Live that he and his student teacher, Cody Shell, have been using to motivate individual students to focus on the game: During our Quizlet Live…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 26, 2017 · View post
Teacher webinar: Quizlet Live and more games for your classroom
We got so much interest in our last webinar about Quizlet Live, that we've decided to run it again next week! Register now to guarantee your spot. This free webinar features Quizlet Teacher Ambassador, Michael Snead, with tips on playing Live, clever twists to the game, and other fun activities he…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 20, 2017 · View post
Teacher Tip: Embedding Quizlet into your lessons
This post was contributed by Quizlet Teacher Ambassador, José Juan Cruz Pérez, who specializes in teaching Spanish online. When José posts new lessons, he uses Quizlet's embed option to add interactive activities for his students. See a great example in one of his lessons on clothing vocabulary bel…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 18, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Supporting Science of Learning in the Language Classroom
This is a contributed post by Quizlet Teacher Ambassador Josh Kurzweil. For a number of years now, I have been working to integrate concepts from the Science of Learning into my adult ESL classes. In this article, I would like to discuss practical steps that I have taken in my classes to help my st…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 14, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Using Quizlet Live to Jump-Start Learning
This post was contributed by Quizlet Teacher Ambassador Rachelle Dene Poth from Riverview School District. Around this time last year, my class had a fun time beta testing Quizlet Live, which was a big hit then and still is today in our classroom. Recently, I decided to see if I could help students…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 7, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet this Week: Everything You Need to Know about Tartans
Don't even think of referring to it as plaid — it's tartan. Tartan is a special pattern that originates from the Scottish highlands; every April 6 we celebrate National Tartan Day. Historically, different regions and later, clans, would have different and unique tartans, since each tartan was made…

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Laura April 6, 2017 · View post

Apakah anda bisa bicara bahasa Indonesia? I'm looking for Indonesian-speaking users to beta test the Indonesian version of Quizlet. If you're interested, please send your QUIZLET USERNAME to bryan@quizlet.com . Thanks in advance to everyone who applies, but only those selected will be contacted.

Posted by Bryan April 4, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Using Quizlet to Play Bingo
This post is contributed by Steve Lai, a French Language Specialist in Richmond, B.C. Quizlet has become a great teaching tool that I have used for the past few years. I wrote this post a little while ago about easily adding images to Quizlet sets. For younger students, I have found a fun and easy…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia April 4, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: Cesar Chavez Day
On March 31 of each year, we honor the birth and legacy of César Chávez, a Mexican American labor leader and civil rights activist. Chávez was born in 1927 to immigrant parents living in Arizona. After hardships faced during the Great Depression, his family left for California and for the next ten…

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Amalia March 30, 2017 · View post
Teacher Tip: Playing Quizlet Live "11"
Marty Brandl, an algebra and computer science teacher at Marshall High School in Minnesota, recently wrote in to us with a great tip for encouraging more participation with Quizlet Live: We play a variation of Quizlet Live in my classroom that we call "11". The goal is that every group ge…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 27, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Using Quizlet to Begin AP Calculus Prep
This is a contributed post by Stacey Roshan, an Upper School Technology Coordinator and Math teacher at Bullis School. When we begin our review in AP Calculus AB, I always use a very popular worksheet that is broken into two columns — “when you see the words…” is written on the left and “this is wh…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 23, 2017 · View post
On Quizlet This Week: The Vernal Equinox
After a long, cold, [and here in San Francisco very rainy] winter, Spring is finally here. This week we celebrated the Vernal Equinox, which marks the end of Winter and beginning of Spring. The official Vernal Equinox (also called the Spring Equinox) was on March 20th this year, but depending on th…

Quizlet HQ

Posted by Laura March 23, 2017 · View post
Author Arlie Russell Hochschild Visits Quizlet
Quizlet was honored to host Arlie Russell Hochschild, the author of Strangers in Their Own Land, for a talk and conversation with the Quizlet team earlier this month. Hochschild is a professor of sociology at UC-Berkeley and self-identifies as a liberal. While Hochschild is a natural at adapting t…

News & Quizlet HQ

Posted by Thompson March 21, 2017 · View post
Teacher to Teacher: Flipping the Classroom with Quizlet
This post was contributed by Stephanie Sheridan, a Spanish teacher in Illinois. We've all learned that repetition is incredibly important to committing vocabulary to long-term memory. This is the big idea behind comprehensible input and many of the strategies used in a TPRS classroom: Kids need t…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 17, 2017 · View post
New webinar: Organizing content and tracking progress with Quizlet
Totally new to Quizlet? Or already signed up, but interested in organizing your content and getting better insights into student progress? This free webinar will take you through how to create Quizlet classes, add your sets and your students, and track student progress and activity with our paid Qu…

Teachers

Posted by Amalia March 16, 2017 · View post