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Padlet  ( is an interactive, collaborative digital bulletin board for instructors and students. Images, documents, links, audio recordings and videos can be arranged according to various layouts such as ‘wall,’ ‘grid,’ ‘timeline,’ ‘map’ etc. Instructors can see everyone’s activity on the ‘wall’ instantly. The posts can be made private or public, created synchronously or asynchronously. A padlet can be used as a social space, a discussion board, a planning tool or a project base. It operates on a variety of platforms including macs and mobile phones.

Use Cases

  • Padlets are a great alternative to a Discussion Board. They can be collaborative and creative as well as informative.
  • Padlets are a great way to share resources and information from a variety of users.
  • Watch a video (2:22) – 10 ways of using Padlet in your class

An institutional license for Padlet Backpack for Bentley Faculty and Students:

A premium Padlet account, called ‘Padlet Backpack,’ allows faculty and students to:

  • Create unlimited Padlets
  • Upload files up to 250MB (10 times more than with a free Padlet account)
  • Avoid Ads.


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