Padlet Pros and Cons

As with any type of educational tool, there are advantages and disadvantages to using them. Below you will find information that will help you determine if Padlet is the right tool for you.


  • ​Free
  • Posts are automatically saved
  • No account needed to participate
  • Shareable
  • Available on several platforms
  • Excellent ease of use
  • Promotes engagement of the entire class
  • Almost any file can be posted and displayed
  • Variety of layouts and design options


  • Must pay for the more advanced features
  • Privacy varies due to everyone's posts being visible
  • No way to truly regulate what students post