Teacher Review for Quizlet

Students LOVE it!

Maria L.
Classroom teacher
Energy Tech High School
Long Island City, NY
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Practice
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Quizlet helps you make digital index cards for studying purposes. I use Quizlet to help students study for exams. I make different card decks for each unit based on the unit vocabulary and share the links on my Google Classroom. Making the decks and sharing is easy; you can share the decks either by creating a class and inviting your kids to the class, or by using the shareable link they provide and sharing that with students. It does take a little set up time to make the decks, but the interface for the creation of the cards is very intuitive and easy to use. I have not had students make their own decks, but I would think that wouldn't be too difficult to do.
My Take
This is a great tool to replace the old index card method. I used to ask students to make index cards, and it was difficult to buy them into that process. Quizlet gamifies the studying process, allowing students to play different games and compete with each other to get the highest score. I've seen increased test scores on multiple choice assessments from students who use the regularly. Students LOVE it, I think partially because there are a lot of choices. It is easy to differentiate because there are different games, and some games are harder than others. Overall, this is a great practice/study tool.