Recently heard about a new app you’d like to try in your teaching? Perhaps you’re pondering some new ways to tackle a learning and teaching challenge? Come and join us for the latest in this series of events looking at educational apps and tools, and explore how they can be aligned with a range of pedagogical approaches.
This regular, short session is presented by a diverse range of educators sharing what they’ve learned through their own practice. Each session includes:
- An overview of a particular teaching and learning challenge
- Introduction to the app or tool
- How it can be used in teaching
- Q&A and discussion (if you’ve tried it yourself, come along and share your own experiences!)
Today’s app: Padlet
Padlet is an interactive whiteboard where different media can be easily posted to create a collage of shared content. By embedding Padlet, class space pages can be transformed into an engaging collaborative design.
In this recording, Daniel Moon introduces how Padlet can be used to increase engagement by designing a more creative and intuitive interactive class space environment. Previous examples experienced of Padlet uses will be demonstrated to allow attendees to gain and share ideas on how they could implement Padlet in their designs.
Hamad Khan shares how he started Padlet in class and how he had to improvise after students’ feedback. He shows some examples which worked and how important it was for students to accept it as part of the module.