Padlet for Graphical Discussion Boards (Instructor)


Padlet is an online virtual “bulletin” board, where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share links and pictures, in a secure location.


  • Brainstorming
  • Online student portfolio
  • Mind mapping
  • Classroom discussions
  • Asynchronous learning

Accessing Padlet

Faculty initially access Padlet as a Student.

  1. In a web browser go to: https://bowdoin.padlet.orgNote: Once logged in to contact Paul Benham to be given the Teacher role.
  2. Select Login with Microsoft
  3. Sign in with your Bowdoin email
  4. This will take you to Bowdoin's Single Sign-on page where you will use your Bowdoin login. 

Students access Padlet from links created in Blackboard. Students will not need to login.

NOTE: Padlet has only a loose integration with Bowdoin accounts through our single sign-on system. Padlet accounts are separate from Bowdoin accounts. 

Padlet Resources

There are a number of resources available from Padlet for learning how to integrate it into your teaching and learning.


Article ID: 113928
Fri 8/14/20 2:45 PM
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