Padlet is a collaborative digital whiteboard for students to quickly brainstorm and share ideas. Access Padlet from any web browser -- no app needed! Teachers can set up a Padlet board with a few clicks, and customize the background, format and security settings.
Using Padlet in the Classroom:
- Exit ticket — What did you learn today? What didn’t make sense? What questions do you still have? Students can answer those questions on a Padlet and refer to it later.
- Bell ringer activity — Ask students what they remember from the previous day’s lesson. The ensuing page should summarize what still needs to be taught and should serve as a good place for students to review content.
- Topic Summary: Useful for any subject from math to earth science, Padlet can help teachers summarize a large amount of information and present it in a visually pleasing way. Educators can put in text, photos, graphs and other learning tools and share the image with students before a big test or discussion.
- Questions Board: Students can access a "questions" board 24/7 and anonymously post questions. The teacher can then read off and answer the questions each day.
- Opinion/Forum: Educators can post a particular topic or issue, and students can post their opinions on the subject. This is a great building block for teaching students how to write opinion pieces or persuasive essays.