Use Padlet to create interactive boards inside your Blackboard course or for interaction in the classroom. Students can respond to their peers and collaborate to create beautiful boards, timelines, and maps. Use Padlet as a discussion board, where students can add illustrations to their responses by easily embedding media from around the web without coding knowledge or complicated processes. Students can see other students posts and comments without the need to click through a dozen confusing menus and pages. 

With Padlet, you will be able to:

  • Integrate beautiful boards, timelines and maps with Blackboard that are fun to contribute to.
  • Students can types their responses, or use the built-in audio or video recorder.
  • Participants can add content, comment, like and make edits in real-time.
  • Add photos documents, web links, video, and music to make the text come alive.
  • Project in your classroom and watch your students responses fill the screen.

Get Started!

Faculty & Staff

Review the Padlet Resource Guide for tutorials on adding Padlet through Blackboard. Once an instructor accesses the Padlet menu in Blackboard, they’re automatically made an account and have access to all of Padlet’s tools and features.


Students who click a Padlet link in Blackboard will automatically have an account created for them. Students also have access to all of the tools and features of Padlet while attending UTSA.

*Effective May 20, 2022, all students and faculty should access Padlet via Blackboard. This Padlet login is only for individuals who requested an account before May 20, 2022.

Resources and Tutorials:

Documents for Instructors

Web Resources