Last modified on May 23rd, 2019 at 3:11 pm


Description and Overview

Padlets are virtual walls or bulletin boards, where users can share information and collaborate on projects. All sorts of content can be added to Padlets – images, text comments, links, files,  and short audio clips.

Great for

Collaboration, sharing announcements & content, student discussions

Classroom Uses:
  • Students find and post articles and comments related to the topic of discussions
  • Share supplementary resources with students
  • Back channel where students post comments and questions

Basic Account – Free
Pro personal accounts, and institutional accounts also available. 

Ease of use


Set Up Time


Getting Started

On the Padlet website, sign up for a free, basic account. Then click “make a Padlet.” There are lots of designs and templates to choose from. Follow the prompts to adjust to your desired setting. Then, to add content, just click the big plus sign.


Padlet Support


Click the image below to visit an example Padlet. 


Accessibility & Privacy

While tools have been evaluated for accessibility standards, it is up to you to verify that created works meet accessibility guidelines at your institution. For more information, contact your campus Disability Services department.

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