Welcome to the video tutorial about the visual authoring tool Padlet.

On Padlet’s website, they claim it’s “paper for the web. We give you a blank wall. You put anything you want on it, anywhere.”

The basic idea of Padlet is simple, yet powerful – it gives you a blank ‘wall’ where you can assemble all kinds of visual media. It’s a great way to create visual arguments, presentations, timelines or more. It’s also a great tool for collaborating because you can share a wall amongst various users, giving them all permission to add to it, and even if you’re working in different places, you should be able to see each other’s changes in real time.

So let’s get started with padlet. This video will show you how.

How to Build a Wall Using Padlet 22 December,2015Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

  • coffeebite

    Thanks very much for writing about us, Matt. Would love to hear from you how we can make Padlet even better.

    – Nitesh

  • Fay Nissenbaum

    I like it! I have long wanted a giant bulletin board to pin my ideas and to-do lists to.
    May I suggest the ability to draw lines from one item to another so as to create idea flow?
    Can I create Infographics with padlet?



Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

Gabriel Peters-Lazaro researches, designs and produces digital media for innovative learning. He is the media design lead and an instructor in the Media Arts + Practice Division of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project and is currently working to develop participatory media resources and curricula to support new forms of civic education and engagement for young people. In 2009, he helped create The Junior AV Club, an ongoing project that explores mindful media making and sharing as powerful practices of early childhood learning. As instructor of IML 500 – Digital Media Tools and Tactics, he helps graduate students from across the University harness the powers of video and new media as research tools to support their scholarly pursuits. He received his B.A. in Film Studies from UC Berkeley, completed his M.F.A in Film Directing and Production at UCLA and is a Ph.D. candidate in Media Arts + Practice. He is also an avid surfer.

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