Popplet : The educative presentation ,mind mapping,and bulletin board platform

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Popplet is a unique web2.0 tool . It is one of the best applications for visual ideas . It combines presentations , mindmapping and online bulletins.
Popplet allows you to :

  • create your free account and start building your popples
  • integrate text, image, video, and Google maps
  • use it as a bulletin board
  • use it to record thoughts
  • explore ideas
  • collaborate together
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How can i get started using Popplet?

Log on to Popplet main page and sing up . Once you are signed in click on “ make a new Popplet” button .

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You will be then directed to your work space where you can start creating your own popples. Double click on the empty space there and a small box will pop up . To enlarge the box put the cursor on any corner and drag it .
To link this box to a new one just click on any of the four white dots around the box.

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You can also add text, images,and video to your box . You can also draw something or upload your stuff into it .
Popplet allows you to share your finished work by clicking on the “ share” button or you can also add other users to your popplet .
Watch this video tutorial to learn more

Popplet Tutorial

Applications of Popplet in Education

I think you have already realized the importance of this web2.0 tool in education . There are several ways we can use it with our students . We can for example use it as presentation tool with each popple representing a silde . you can change the order of the popples just like what you would do with a slideshow . We can also use it for mind mapping activity inside the class ; you create a popple and type your content and then select one of the circles on the side to create a link to a new popple .
That’s it about Popplet : The educative presentation ,mind mapping,and bulletin board platform.
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