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With Padlet, students can submit research, brainstorm ideas, give each other feedback, and showcase a class project. Instructors can present information, cultivate student interaction and engagement, and help students draw connections among ideas.
Padlet is a virtual pinboard or bulletin board that can be used in a wide variety of ways in both face-to-face and online classes. Students can post their ideas, research, or responses and easily insert images, videos, links, and more. Padlet allows teachers to gain real-time insights into students' ideas using a visually creative platform. Students can ask questions and discuss complex class topics with their instructor and other classmates by sharing to a Padlet bulletin board.
VIDEO How to Use
Must request an SRJC Pro Padlet account. Simply
submit an App Account Request to DistanceEd With Padlet, Teachers Can:
Increase instructor-student interaction and contact.
Share ideas and initiate engagement in a more visual way with students by posting videos, images, documents, and other content.
Engage in real-time conversation by asking students to post ideas during a live class.
Encourage students to comment on course content and assignment meaning.
Encourage students to offer reflections about how their own lives connect to curriculum.
Increase communication among students, and build a sense of community among learners.
Create a virtual journal or notebook to collect ideas, images, and video clips.
Track current and upcoming class assignments.
Invite others to contribute
Work with unlimited contributors.
Give read-only, writing, moderator, or admin access; revoke at any time.
Watch updates appear instantly across devices.
Allow others to remake your work to use as a template.
Ease of Use: Padlet is easy to use and requires very little lead-time.
Upload files from your computer, take a picture or video from your phone, or link from the web.
Post images, documents, videos, music, and files from Photoshop, Illustrator, Autocad, and more.
Embed content from anywhere on the web, including YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo, The New York Times, and 400 other apps.
Attached links and files will appear with a visually pleasing contextual preview to give viewers a hint of what you’re showing them.
Usage and Account Set Up
Account Sign-up: Submit an App Account Request to DistanceEd.
Padlet guide if you have multiple accounts and want to copy Padlets over from your free account to your new SRJC Pro account.
Cost of Use: SRJC currently has 500 accounts to provide to interested faculty and staff for the 2021/2022 academic year.
Archiving, Saving, Exporting Data: Padlet can be embedded into websites and blogs, as well as various social media sites. Padlets can also be exported as PDF, CSV, Image, or Excel files.
Data Privacy and Ownership: Padlet allows you to choose from five privacy options: Public, Secret, Password Protected, Totally Private, and Organization-Wide.
From each option, choose who can view, write on, or moderate your Padlets.
These privacy settings can be changed at any time.
Canvas Integration: Padlets can be embedded into Canvas pages, assignments, and discussions.