Padlet has been in my checklist of high collaboration instruments for practically a decade. I began utilizing it with my college students again when it was nonetheless referred to as Wallwisher. There are a lot of methods to make use of Padlet from merely offering a spot to share textual content notes to utilizing it as a spot to gather video samples from college students. Late final week Padlet added one other method that academics and college students can use Padlet. That method is to collaboratively create maps.Padlet’s new mapping software is reasonably simple to make use of. To entry it merely open your Padlet account and create click on “make a Padlet.” You may then be taken to a listing of template choices together with the brand new map choice. Choose the map choice and also you’re prepared to start out constructing your customized map.
After choosing the map template you are prepared to start out including multimedia markers to your map. So as to add a marker you may both drag one onto the map or use the search software to have a marker added to a particular location.
The markers that you just add to your map can embrace all the forms of media which you could add to another Padlet wall. Meaning you may add photos, movies, textual content, hyperlinks, audio, and even paperwork to the markers in your map. Padlet even has built-in instruments for recording video and audio. College students may use these choices to report themselves speaking in regards to the locations that they are including to their maps.
Lastly, like all different Padlet partitions, the maps you select to make in Padlet might be made collaboratively. There are a handful of the way which you could invite college students to collaborate on a map. These invitation choices embrace sharing a public or personal hyperlink, utilizing a password-protected map, invitation by way of e mail, embedding the map into different web sites, and sharing by way of QR code.
When you have by no means tried Padlet, watch my quick video tutorial to discover ways to get began.