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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
July12, 2014 Padlet is a great platform for bookmarking and sharing digital content. Since in its launch a few years ago, Padlet (formerly Wallwisher) has undergone several great updates that make it an ideal tool to use with students in class. Before we see some of the ways to use this platform with students, let us have a look at some of its features . Padlet features : Padlet is very easy to use and has a user friendly interfacePadlet is web based and does not require any software installationIt allows you to easily add notes, text, images, videos, and drawings to your wallYou can also add word documents from computer to your Padlet wallPadlet provides a wide variety of layouts to choose fromPadlet works across multiple devices including mobile phonesAny Padlet wall you create can be embedded into your blog or website.It enhances collaborative work. Some suggested ways to use Padlet in class: Here is how to create a Padlet 1- Click on the plus sign and select create new Padlet

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