WHAT DO PEOPLE USE IT FOR?
A lot. Padlet works like a piece of paper - we give you a blank screen and you can put whatever you want on it. So you can, say, throw some videos on it, together with some images and documents, and create something beautiful.
Lots of people use Padlet for
- File sharing
- Collaborative notetaking
- and more...*
And, specifically in education, you can use Padlet for:
- Professional Development
- Student portfolios
- Exit tickets
- Class assignments
WHAT'S SO SPECIAL ABOUT IT?
** Simple **
5 year olds can use it.
** Collaborative, but with full privacy control **
Invite anyone to a padlet and see their changes instantly. Choose whether you want your work to be open to the whole world, a few friends, or just you.
** Get your content from anywhere **
Grab a link from the Internet, a file from your computer, or a smile from your camera. We support hundreds of file types, including office documents, photoshop files, and cad files.
WHO USES IT?
Millions of people use Padlet - some of them in schools, offices, retail stores, churches, police stations, zoos, and governments.
Here is what some of our of happy users have to say about Padlet:
"Whether you're a newbie or an EdTech whizz, Padlet is an app you absolutely have to use!" - James Gibbons (@ThatEdTechGuy)
"The best tool I've used to create true interaction sharing and provide powerful choice and agency for students (and teachers)."
Padlet supports all modern browsers, except Internet Explorer 9 and below.
THINGS YOU NEED BEFORE YOU START
You need either a Padlet Backpack or Briefcase account to use your Office365 login with Padlet. Go to https://padlet.com/premium/backpack (Backpack) or https://padlet.com/premium/briefcase (Briefcase) to find out more.
With a Backpack or Briefcase account, you will have a padlet.org site that is all yours! Log in to your Backpack school or Briefcase company at an address like myschool.padlet.org!
ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?
Yes. You’re beautiful!
* What else do people use Padlet for? They love using Padlet for
- Bulletin boards
- Knowledge bases
- Photo albums
- Creative writing