Parents' Guide to

Quizlet

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Millions of user-created flash card sets; some can be iffy.

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 24 parent reviews

age 3+

Why make a website start charging kids in school as if they have money to sign up for another subscription to pay for. Ridiculous.
age 11+

Don't try you will just get angry

Don't waste your time! I have been using quizlet since I was in middle school and now it has just turned into absolute garbage. Everything that made it good is now behind a paywall where they make it seem like it will work and then they cut you off halfway through studying. Over the past two years it has gotten worse but now it is just unusable. The only feature you get to use now is the flashcard feature and they even took away all the parts of it that helped before like being able to sort the flashcards into piles based on your knowledge of them. It is so upsetting what it has become. Don't waste your time making anything on this site you spend ages making the flashcards and then it just takes it all away. Infuriating

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (24 ):
Kids say (44 ):

Quizlet is a basic framework that students fill with their own information. Therefore, its quality depends on the accuracy of the user-created flash card sets. On the whole, they're pretty good, sometimes great, but there are some unhelpful and inappropriate sets floating around, too. That said, Quizlet offers some benefits as a study aid. Its social perks are nice: Kids are able to compete against their friends and discuss sets, and entire classes can share teacher-created sets. The ability to choose flash card photos from Flickr's pool of Creative Commons-licensed photography really adds to Quizlet's efficacy for subjects like anatomy -- and the various modes of play give students some variety when studying.

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