30 – Padlet

Down 2 places in 2019

Padlet is an online noticeboard, which means it can be used for personal note-keeping as well as collaborative brainstorming.


Website: padlet.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 84
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 9

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 28.    2017: 36    2016: 35    2015: 29    2014: 48    2013: 57
2012: 72     2011: 54    2010: 26    2009: –       2008: –      2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Padlet as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “I use Padlet in my courses to share extra content about the things I teach. Everything handy in one place.” Teacher Trainer, Netherlands
  • “Have used in staff development sessions and with students. Good to curate responses and share a link or embed in VLE/website” Principal Lecturer, UK
  • “Stores information, infographics, videos curated for a topic/ function/ job role/ module” Adult Educator, Singapore
  • “This tool is very popular with the introductory session of our classes.” Online education technologist, Canada
  • “I use it to do news-facts, storyboards,…” Teacher, Belgium

How to use Padlet for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Padlet for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.