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  1. PadletPaper for the web

    Slide 1 - PadletPaper for the web

    • Create, discuss, collaborate, & share in real time on the web
    • Vera Cubero- Instructional Technology Facilitator
    • Transylvania County Schools
  2. Sign in

    Slide 2 - Sign in

  3. Padlet is..

    Slide 3 - Padlet is..

    • “Blank Paper for the web”
    • An online bulletin board
    • Collaborative and easy web whiteboard with a wide variety of uses
    • Versatile- Any kind of content can be added to a padlet (text, images, files, web links, videos, sound files, etc etc)
    • Safe for under 13 if teachers create a wall and give students web address to contribute WITHOUT logging into Padlet
    • Accessible with Google’s Single Sign In
  4. One site, Many Uses

    Slide 4 - One site, Many Uses

    • Collaborative or individual glossary/word wall
    • Sentence building practice (drag and drop)
    • Student book review repository
    • Multimedia research project (individual or collaborative)
    • Class discussion, blog, or virtual debate
    • Graphic organizer or Collaborative brainstorming
    • Resource sharing wall or Student project showcase
    • Storyboard
    • Student reflections & Independent Writing
    • and much, much more!
  5. Try It Out

    Slide 5 - Try It Out

    • Click below to try out a sample Padlet Wall-
    • Vincent Van Gogh: The Man and His World
    • This wall is password protected
    • The password is starrynight
    • Don’t worry about messing it up- I created it for us to play and learn with
  6. Getting Started

    Slide 6 - Getting Started

    • Go to
    • Choose “Sign in with Google”
    • Enter school Google credentials if needed
    • If you are already signed into your school Google Account you won’t need to sign in here
    • Click “Create New Padlet”
  7. Getting Started

    Slide 7 - Getting Started

  8. The Dashboard

    Slide 8 - The Dashboard

    • My Padlets- has all padlets created by you, share with you, or contributed to by you
    • Activity- shows activity on any Padlets you created
    • Collaborators- all people you have collaborated with
    • Files- All files you have added to any Padlets
    • Links- All links you have added to any Padlets
    • Settings- change your Padlet address here
    • Profile- change password here
  9. The Dashboard

    Slide 9 - The Dashboard

  10. The Toolbar

    Slide 10 - The Toolbar

    • Homepage - return to dashboard
    • + Add New Wall
    • Account- see account details & Quick switch walls
    • Share/Export- Share via social media, email, etc; Get embed code, Wordpress code, QR code (works on LearnPads!)
    • Information- about the Wall- total # of posts, who created, when created
    • Help- great help section if you get stuck
    • Modify this Wall- All editing tools for the wall: where you will spend most of your time
  11. The Toolbar

    Slide 11 - The Toolbar

  12. Modify this Wall

    Slide 12 - Modify this Wall

    • Basic Information- change image/icon, Title, description of the wall
    • Wallpaper- Choose or upload a background image for your wall
    • Layout- Choose the layout that works best for your wall. Choices are Freeform, Stream, & Grid
    • Privacy- very important- where you set privacy, share with others, and set permissions for others
    • Notifications- Set up your email notification preferences for activity on your wall
    • Link/Address- Get a URL for your wall to share with others
    • Copy & Delete
  13. Modify Wall

    Slide 13 - Modify Wall

  14. Wall Paper

    Slide 14 - Wall Paper

    • You can easily adapt the background to match your project
    • Use one of the supplied wallpapers or upload your own image (browse computer or drag and drop from desktop)
    • Smaller images will tile/repeat, larger images will fill up background
    • If you want the image to fill the background, look for images from 800 pixels up
  15. Wall Paper

    Slide 15 - Wall Paper

  16. Adding content

    Slide 16 - Adding content

    • To add content to the Padlet, simply double click wherever you want to place the content and choose from the options; Link, Upload, or take photo
    • Links can be added to any URL- Google Drive files (docs, Slides, Sheets, Images, Videos, etc), online Videos, Websites, etc
    • Any file type can be uploaded
    • The computer’s camera can be used to take photos
    • Anyone with “Write” access can add content
  17. Adding content

    Slide 17 - Adding content

  18. Privacy Settings

    Slide 18 - Privacy Settings

    • When using Padlet with students under 13, you should use either Private (invitation via email) OR Password Protected.
    • It is NOT recommended to use Hidden Link and one should NEVER use “Totally Public” when sharing with students.
    • If you want students to create walls, they should SIGN IN WITH GOOGLE (school acct) NOT create account
  19. Privacy Settings

    Slide 19 - Privacy Settings

  20. Password protected.

    Slide 20 - Password protected.

    • If you want your students to access a Padlet you created WITHOUT having to log in to Padlet, a good option is “Password Protected”
    • After setting a wall as Password Protected, provide a link to the wall by clicking “Share/Export”, right click and ‘copying link address”, the paste it on your website, Google Classroom, Moodle page, in a Google Document etc- wherever you want students to be able to click it.
    • Students click on the URL and are prompted to provide the password
    • After doing so, they can then edit the wall in Padlet according to the permissions you gave them
  21. Password protected.

    Slide 21 - Password protected.

  22. Private via Email

    Slide 22 - Private via Email

    • If you want your students to log into Padlet to access a Wall, choose Private
    • After setting a Wall as Private, invite the students via email address.
    • Students log into Padlet with their Google Sign In, and the Wall you shared will be in their “Shared with Me” section
    • Students do NOT need active email addresses- just Google Accounts
  23. Private via Email

    Slide 23 - Private via Email

  24. Collaborating

    Slide 24 - Collaborating

    • Any student with whom you have shared the URL or with whom you add via email can add to the Padlet based on the permissions you allow them
    • This makes a fantastic place for students to have discussions, post their work, or collaborate together on projects.
    • To use for collaborative groups, create 1 padlet per group and share with only members of the group via their email addresses
    • To have class discussions, student showcases, word walls, etc, make a Padlet wall that is password protected and provide the password
  25. Feedback

    Slide 25 - Feedback

  26. Feedback

    Slide 26 - Feedback

  27. Feedback

    Slide 27 - Feedback

  28. Feedback

    Slide 28 - Feedback