Teacher Review For Padlet

Community Bulletin Board with Multiple Uses

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My Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 3
Pedagogy 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Whole class
Great with General
How I Use It
I have students in my online courses/tutorials link to Padlets I have created to activate background knowledge, sound off ("What bugs you about the way schools handle reading?"), or ask questions. I have them post by initials, but they could also post anonymously. I also use Padlet for professional growth with educators in much the same manner. In the next few weeks I want to try it as a log in for independent reading where students will post the title of their books and the page they are on.
My Take
Padlet (formerly Wall Wisher) takes the idea of a physical bulletin board and creates a simple, yet visually appealing, site with many possible applications. Boards can be set up for themes, question/response, or really anything that you can imagine on a bulletin board.