Effective teaching tool for
What is Quizlet exactly?
Vocabulary building web application
Match words to definitions
Match vocabulary to concepts
Match answers to questions
Match eras/historical figures to events,
ELLs at HHS:
Have Quizlet accounts
Use Quizlet regularly in ESL classes
Use it as a study tool for content classes
Enjoy the application’s game modes
CAN LISTEN TO THE WORDS
Speech to text on Macs-reads test to ELL
What makes a good set
for an ELL?
simplified definitions-explain in simplest terms
lists that are chunked-master 10, 15, or 20 or related
to a particular topic or concept
The definition should use simpler
words; can add additional word to
American History (E or B)
Chunk it by topic:
subtraction words & phrases
Create a Quizlet account:
For an extra 15-20 bucks you can upload
your own pictures!
Let’s create a set!
Now that you have a set created, let’s study:
IMPORTANT! Always go:
FYI: If you haven’t used Quizlet in a while
Multiple choice-eliminate 1-2 answers for
entering and beginning ELLs
Written-look for content knowledge
Careful in printing tests
Can reconfigure many ways
Can regenerate infinite # of tests
Stealing is allowed!
Why work so hard?...import from over 20 million lists!
duplicate lists and modify them
build your own profile with categories of lists:
PURPOSES (and benefits) of Quizlet:
1. Engages student in scaffolded study strategy
2. Active learning versus passive studying
3. Promotes accountability for learning
student’s ability to use technology
student’s ability to learn through online study modes
5. Empowers student to take ownership of learning
6. Promotes independence
7. Kids in honors, resource, and ESL classes are using it!
Thank you for your attention!
Doreen D. Staikos, November 2009, 2011, 2013
All pictures obtained from Quizlet.com for the purpose of
training teachers on use of this application.