Padlet is an online graffiti wall where teachers and students can have discussions, share web links, post notices, collect feedback, or watch and share videos. Padlet accounts are free and you can make as many walls as you like. Students do not have to create an account to post on your walls. The notes you post can contain links, videos, images, and document files.
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Website: www.padlet.com
Task #1: Go to a sample padlet and post a response to the question at the top by double clicking on the padlet - https://padlet.com/lisalovestech/heacrdarcp

Task #2: Create a free Padlet account by clicking here. Create your own wall by giving it a title, description and choosing a background. Pose a question for your students about something you have recently taught.

Task #3: Review the resources section for ideas on how to use Padlet in the classroom.


Terms: No account creation required to post on a wall.
Classroom Implications
Padlet can be used in many different brainstorming activities or discussions where participation can be active rather than passive for all students. Some suggestions for using padlet in the classroom are:
  • K-W-L charts for pre and post assessment
  • use as a formative assessment tool to check for student understanding
  • place a sentence starter on a wall and allow students to complete with their own ideas
  • allow students to ask questions about topics or assignments
  • use a wall for group research projects to share ideas and web addresses
  • showcase student work
  • use to collect feedback or as a ticket out the door

Padlet users can control the privacy settings and also can choose to moderate comments and approve before they appear.


Administrative Implications
Administrators may find this tool useful for gathering quick feedback from staff members or brainstorming solutions to a problem.


Other Resources
Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom


Additional Ideas for using Padlet in the classroom
Padlet in the Foreign Language Classroom
20 Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom

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“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."