Introduction to Padlet


Title:
Padlet
Subject:
Science or Math
Grade:
5
Time Frame:
Several 15 minute sessions depending on how many student generated questions you use.
Summary:
Students learn the basics of padlet.com
Tasks:
1. Introduce th tool of padlet.com. Allow children to post answers to a Teacher question of the day. (Example: What is your favorite pizza topping?)
2. Pick a student of the day to create a question for students to answer.
3. Reflect with students why this information/ tool could be valuable.
Objectives:
5.9A - 11A
Assessment:
Student questions will improve as they gain experience with getting responses.
Resources:
padlet.com
Ipads
Teacher
Reflections:
This generated a lot of motivation. Need to allow for some time for all students to "play" with backgrounds and features. (this can be distracting otherwise)
Examples:
http://padlet.com/wall/msdquestionFirst (First Day)
http://padlet.com/wall/downcameron (Day 47)


Discussion:

Use the Embed Widget tool to add a Discussion Area widget. Bump the number to 100. This will take the comments from the discussion tab and add them to the bottom of the page. This will encourage teacher reflection and modification.