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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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Padlet

Principal function(s): Virtual pinboard

Padlet is an online collaborative platform that allows users to share files, pictures, videos and audio on a dashboard. Elaborated privacy settings (public, private, etc.) allow users to manage their audience. The free version only allows people to have a maximum of three padlets. Registration required.

Evaluation: A great tool for teachers to create their own dashboard where they can share relevant content with their students. Among many other useful features, Padlet allows management of who can and cannot post and edit the board. The password-protected wall for limited access is a particularly good feature in educational contexts as it allows teachers to keep the contents private and protect their students’ privacy. Colorful and modern interface and design make Padlet very appealing for blended environment teaching with students of any age.

Cost: Free with registration + Paid premium features

Website: https://padlet.com/

     

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work

Skills

  • Reading
  • Writing

Content

  • You supply

Usability

Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

Colorful and modern looking

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task

High

Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to

Interface in 29 languages

Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Strong (privacy settings allow for many possibilities for sharing and/or keeping private your page)

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Yes

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)

Medium

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android

Other technical requirements

None


 
This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


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Principal function(s)
Audio record/ edit/ share
Blogging
Bookmarking
Citation manager
Course management
Story creation
File sharing/syncing
Flashcard
Game app
Graphic organizer
Image sharing
Marking software
Mind mapping
News aggregator
Note taking
Podcast aggregator
Polling
Poster creator
Question/answer management
Quiz maker
Screen capture
Slide presenting
Social networking
Storytelling
Thesaurus
Timeline Creator
Translation tool
Url shortener
Video Conferencing
Video record/ edit/ share
Virtual pinboard
Virtual worlds
Crossword puzzle creator
Website creator
Wiki
Word cloud creator
Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation
Intercultural

Content
You supply
Website/other users supply

 

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