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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Padlet Print Page

Where To Find It

To access Padlet, visit

• Padlet is available as a free iOS and Android app.

• Padlet now offers Padlet Backback, a subscription-based option for schools offering more privacy, extra security, activity monitoring, and a controlled environment. Read more about it here.



• Padlet requires registration with an e-mail address and password to access and modify Padlet walls.

• Padlet does not require e-mail verification so students can use disposable email addresses if necessary.   

• You don't need an account to use Padlet or build walls, but if you intend to make changes to the walls even after 24 hours, you will need to sign up for an account. An account allows you to access and modify walls you have created on Padlet. Your editing capabilities on Padlet without an account will last for 24 hours only.

• Padlet does not support Internet Explorer!  Padlet works best with the most current version of Chrome.


Padlet Alternatives




RealTime Board





Padlet is a free online digital bulletin board useful for formative and summative assessments. Teachers and students can use Padlet to organize and present information, collaborate on assignments, or as a project platform.

Padlet allows teachers and students to see and exchange responses in real time. Padlet allows you to add images, links, videos, and more.



Instructional Uses

  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Answer questions
  • Design a KWL chart
  • Student blogging
  • Create and design timelines
  • Organize research 
  • Curate resources
  • Create student/class portfolios
  • Student book reviews
  • Shared notes
  • Summarizing student learning
  • Student reflections
  • Bell ringer
  • Collaborative story
  • Word wall
  • Post student work
  • Analyze and respond to primary source image
  • Embed video for student viewing & response
  • Planning storyboard for movie, comics, etc.
  • Post an essential question; students respond
  • Novel timeline

Examples & Resources

Example: Word of the Day (Freeform layout)

Example: Word of the Day (Grid layout)

Example: Writing assignment (Streaming layout)

Example: Timeline (Freeform layout)

Example: Post-reading response and vocabulary integration with Quizlet

Example: Gender Education Across the Globe (Morton East students)

Example: French Revolution newspaper articles (FC students)

Resource: Padlet Blog: How to use Padlet in the classroom

Resource: 32 interesting ways to use Padlet in the classroom



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