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Padlet 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.

Examples of Padlet Boards: Social Studies/Human Geography Literacy Vocabulary Mind Mapping

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.