The Great EdTech Debate: Padlet vs Wakelet vs Google Keep

3 Curation Tools

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Susan welcome Rhode Island Educator and Google for Education Trainer Jen Thomas on the program to debate our favorite curation and collaboration tools. Welcome to The Great EdTech Debate: Google Keep vs Padlet vs Wakelet!

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About our Guest: Jen Thomas

Jen‌ is‌ ‌a‌ ‌passionate‌ ‌technology‌ ‌educator‌ ‌who‌ ‌began‌ ‌her‌ ‌career‌ ‌in‌ ‌education‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌library‌ ‌media‌ ‌specialist.‌ ‌After‌ ‌twelve‌ ‌years‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌school‌ ‌library,‌ ‌she‌ ‌decided‌ ‌to‌ ‌shift‌ ‌her‌ ‌role‌ ‌and‌ ‌is‌ ‌now‌ ‌the‌ ‌Instructional‌ ‌Technology‌ ‌Specialist‌ ‌at‌ ‌Dartmouth‌ ‌High‌ ‌School‌ ‌in‌ ‌Dartmouth,‌ ‌Massachusetts.‌ ‌She‌ ‌is‌ ‌dedicated‌ ‌to‌ ‌empowering‌ ‌teachers‌ ‌and‌ ‌students‌ ‌and‌ ‌has‌ ‌a‌ ‌strong‌ ‌interest‌ ‌in‌ ‌planning‌ ‌and‌ ‌delivering‌ ‌professional‌ ‌development‌ ‌in‌ ‌all‌ ‌aspects‌ ‌of‌ ‌educational‌ ‌technology.‌ ‌Jen‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌Level‌ ‌2‌ ‌Google‌ ‌Certified‌ ‌Educator,‌ ‌Google‌ ‌Certified‌ ‌Trainer,‌ ‌and‌ ‌facilitates‌ ‌online‌ ‌professional‌ ‌development‌ ‌courses‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌number‌ ‌of‌ ‌non-profit‌ ‌educational‌ ‌organizations.‌ ‌She‌ ‌is‌ ‌also‌ ‌a‌ ‌member‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌MassCUE‌ ‌Champions‌ ‌Cohort and the MassCUE PD committee.‌  You can follow her on Twitter @BlendedLibGirl

Google Keep

  • Keep.google.com
  • Sticky notes
  • Collaborate and share notes
  • Add photos, audio, images
  • Color Code and label to organize

Wakelet

  • www.wakelet.com 
  • 10 Ways To Catch The Wakelet Wave
  • Create collections of items under a similar topic
  • Add items straight from YouTube, Twitter, FlipGrid, and much more
  • Variety of item types allowed
  • Share and collaborate on collections
  • Follow other educators to see their collections

Padlet

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