How to turn a hackathon project into a game that millions of students love (and learn from)
We recently released a new study game on Quizlet, Gravity. This post is about how we came up with the idea on a hack night, iterated with tens of thousands of students and teachers, and then released the game to millions on the Quizlet website. Students in Oakland, CA testing out Gravity Coming up…

Engineering & News

Posted by Sophia on December 15, 2015 · View post
Introducing Long-Term Learning & Gravity
Long-Term Learning on mobile. As Quizlet grows, we want to think deeply about how learning on Quizlet works and how we can make it better. We know it’s important to keep our tools and games easy and engaging. We also know more and more learners are doing it on mobile devices. But we also want to he…


Posted by Sophia on November 24, 2015 · View post
Welcome back to Quizlet, Teachers!
It's a new school year and we're launching a bunch of new features to make Quizlet even more powerful for teachers. Check them out and let us know what you think! Quick and Easy Class Setup Getting all of your students into a class on Quizlet has always been a major pain point. Our new Bulk Email I…


Posted by Sophia on August 17, 2015 · View post
Share your Quizlet study sets on Google Classroom
If you use Google Classroom, you can now share any Quizlet study set directly your Google Classroom course. How it works Step 1: Go to any study set on Quizlet and click on “Share” in the upper right. Step 2: Click on “Share on Google Classroom” Step 3: If you have not linked your account to Goo…


Posted by Sophia on August 12, 2015 · View post
Teachers! Beta Test a new integration between Google Classroom and Quizlet
Are you a teacher who uses Google Classroom and Quizlet? Or are you planning to this school year? If so, we want to hear from you. Quizlet will soon release an integration between Google Classroom and Quizlet classes and we need some teachers to help us test it out. Interested in helping us? Fill…


Posted by Sophia on August 10, 2015 · View post
NEW! A Smarter Learn Mode
Last week, we added new functionality to Learn Mode to make it smarter. Not only will Learn Mode tell you you're wrong, but now it'll often tell you why. Along the way, we gave the UI a fresh coat of paint and fixed a few nagging bugs! Here's what we changed: Confusion Alerts When you're trying to…


Posted by Sophia on June 22, 2015 · View post

How Quizlet makes learning vocabulary relevant in the ESL classroom - Learn more.

Posted by Sophia on June 7, 2015 · View on

We experienced downtime today that prevented users from editing or saving their sets. Everyone should now be able to continue working and save their sets now. We deeply apologize for the disruption and stress this caused.

Please let us know if anything is still not working or if you have any questions.

Posted by Sophia on February 8, 2015 · View post

The new version of Create Set is here. Let us know what you think and if you run into any problems!

Posted by Sophia on January 22, 2015 · View post

We experienced an issue with newly created sets not loading correctly and term counts not updating after edits today. This has been resolved now and everything should show up correctly. But please let us know if you're still having any problems.

Posted by Sophia on October 8, 2014 · View post
Bug Day at Quizlet
Every 6 weeks, the Quizlet team spends 24 hours concentrating solely on making the current Quizlet experience better across web, iOS and Android for millions of students and teachers. Here's the highlights of what we fixed this time. Better Embeds Clearer instructions for embedding You can only embe…


Posted by Sophia on September 21, 2014 · View post
New Study Mode Buttons
On Friday, we launched a redesign of the study mode buttons to make them more prominent and easier to find. The titles easier to read and they're sectioned out into "Study" and "Play" to make it clearer that Scatter and Space Race are games. Colors for the study modes Each study mode now has its ow…


Posted by Sophia on July 27, 2014 · View post
Set Page Improvements
We made improvements to the set page to make two really powerful features, your progress and stars, much more prominent, and therefore more useful for Quizlet users. Along the way we made some design updates to make this page simpler. New study mode buttons We redesigned the modes buttons from circl…


Posted by Sophia on June 12, 2014 · View post
Bug Day at Quizlet
With the pressure of shipping big projects always on, finding time to fix the small things that go wrong on Quizlet sometimes falls through the cracks. But making sure that the Quizlet experience is as good as it can be for all our users is hugely important. So for 24 hours last week, the entire eng…

News & Quizlet HQ

Posted by Sophia on June 3, 2014 · View post
New header for study modes
We've had a separate header for when you're studying on Quizlet for nearly a year now. Last week, we gave it a design refresh and added several new features. Here's what we added. Read the entire set title The old version of the header cut off most of the set title. See this example: Now the set t…


Posted by Sophia on May 26, 2014 · View post
Improvements to Folders, Profiles and Classes
We just launched a bunch of small tweaks that should make folders, profiles and classes on Quizlet a lot more useful for students and teachers. Most of these updates were requests from Quizlet users. We always want to hear more from our users about how we can improve Quizlet, so keep the suggestions…


Posted by Sophia on May 19, 2014 · View post

New Relic's team visits Quizlet to watch Andrew give a walk through of how New Relic Insights can help Quizlet. (

Posted by Sophia on March 20, 2014 · View on

Check out Accredible's Startup Spotlight on Quizlet (with an interview with one of our stellar Android developers, Arun)

Posted by Sophia on March 11, 2014 · View on
Introducing folders and your new home page on Quizlet
You asked for it - and it's here! Welcome to the new Quizlet logged-in home page, which now has folders so you can organize your study sets, and everything you need in one place (including your sets, folders, classes, profile, and settings). We want to make it easier to get around Quizlet and to or…


Posted by Sophia on December 13, 2013 · View post

Quizlet Founder, Andrew Sutherland, is one of Forbes' 30 under 30 in Education for the second year in a row.

Posted by Sophia on December 3, 2013 · View on