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Collaborating on a Padlet Board (10 minutes)
FAQs about using Padlet
Padlet: An Online tool to help Organisations organise and plan
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To organise your content on a Padlet board, you can use different strategies such as colour-coding, grouping, and linking. You can also rearrange the content by dragging and dropping the items or using the “Arrange” feature to sort the content by type or date.

Here are some additional ways to organise your content on a Padlet board:

  1. Tagging:
  • Utilise tags to categorise and label different items on your Padlet board.
  • Create tags that represent specific topics, themes, or categories relevant to your content.
  • Assign appropriate tags to each item to easily filter and search for specific content later.
  1. Filtering and Search:
  • Take advantage of Padlet’s filtering and search capabilities to quickly find specific items on your board.
  • Use the search bar at the top of the board to search for keywords or tags.
  • Apply filters based on content type, date, or other attributes to narrow down the displayed items.
  1. Sections and Columns:
  • Utilise sections or columns to visually separate different parts or categories of your content.
  • Create dedicated sections for specific topics, projects, or groups. 
  • Use columns to organise content based on different attributes, such as status, priority, or ownership.
  1. Grid Layout:
  • If your board contains a significant amount of content, consider using the grid layout.
  • The grid layout allows you to organise items into a more structured and grid-like format.
  • It can be particularly useful when dealing with large amounts of data, such as project tasks or research findings.
  1. Sticky Notes and Labels:
  • Make use of Padlet’s sticky notes and labeling options to add visual cues or additional information to your content.
  • Add labels or captions to provide context or highlight key points.
  • Use different colors or font styles to visually differentiate and prioritise certain items.
  1. External Links and References:
  • Include external links or references within your Padlet board to connect related content or provide additional resources.
  • Link items to relevant websites, documents, or multimedia content.
  • This helps create a comprehensive and interconnected knowledge base within your Padlet board.
  1. Collaborative Sorting and Voting:
  • Encourage collaboration and engagement by enabling sorting and voting features on your Padlet board.
  • Allow participants to rearrange and prioritize content by dragging and dropping items or using the voting feature.
  • This interactive approach fosters collective decision-making and allows the most important or popular items to rise to the top.

Remember, the organisation strategies you choose will depend on the nature of your content and the specific objectives of your Padlet board. Feel free to experiment and combine different methods to find the approach that works best for your needs.