Wakelet in the classroom

The superhumans are coming! This new platform made waves on the Edtech community as it offers a new platform for teachers, students, and administrators to turn links into one.

What is Wakelet?

Wakelet is a free to use content curation platform that lets you save articles, videos, images, social media links, tweets, and many other things.

It gives you the ability to organize, curate, and save content into easily maintainable story-like collections called ‘wakes’. Wakes are easily created in minutes on any given topic. You can also make it public, private, or shared with friends, family, colleagues or the wider world.

In the classroom…

As a teacher, there are many ways to use this platform in your classroom. You can use it for:

  • Digital Break Out with students
  • Organize research resources
  • Share bookmarks easily
  • Immersive Reader using Wakelet
  • Newsletter
  • Online digital Portfolio
  • Digital Story Telling
  • App smashing
  • and many more

Here’s an example of my dashboard:

How to create a Wakelet account?

Creating a Wakelet account is super easy. Just go to Wakelet and signed up for free! You may use your existing email accounts in Google, Microsoft, and even Facebook.

For more resources, you can visit my Wakelet collection here.


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