Course Content
Collaborating on a Padlet Board (10 minutes)
FAQs about using Padlet
Padlet: An Online tool to help Organisations organise and plan
About Lesson

When designing a Padlet board, it’s important to consider the purpose of the board and the audience who will be using it. You can use different board layouts, content types, and organisation strategies to create a board that meets your specific needs. Here are some general tips: 

  1. Define the purpose: Before creating a board, define the purpose and objectives. This will help you structure the board and choose the appropriate features and settings.

  2. Choose a template: Padlet offers a range of templates for different purposes such as brainstorming, note-taking, and project management. Choose a template that suits your needs or create a custom layout.

  3. Customise the design: Padlet allows you to customise the design of your board with various backgrounds, colours, and fonts. Choose a design that matches the purpose of the board and makes it visually appealing.

  4. Organise the content: Organise the content on the board in a logical and easy-to-follow manner. Use headings, labels, and grouping to make the board clear and understandable.

  5. Use multimedia: Padlet allows you to add various types of media such as images, videos, and audio. Use multimedia to make the board more engaging and interactive.

  6. Set permissions: Depending on the purpose of the board, you may want to set different permissions for different users. For example, you may want to allow only registered users to add content or comments.

  7. Consider privacy: If the board contains sensitive information, make sure to set appropriate privacy settings. You can choose to make the board public, password-protected, or accessible only to invited users.

  8. Test and iterate: Test the board before sharing it with others and make any necessary adjustments. Iterate the board as needed to make it more effective and user-friendly.

By following these best practices, you can create a Padlet board that is well-structured, visually appealing, and effective for its intended purpose.