Add Padlet to itsLearning LMS using LTI 1.3
There are a few different ways to embed a padlet in an LMS. This article will describe how to connect Padlet to itsLearning using LTI 1.3.
Setting up LMS integration for itsLearning (for Admins only)
What you will need:
- Administrator access on itsLearning
- Access to the owner account on Backpack
- Add the Padlet app
From the itsLearning administrator account, head to the Admin page and select Manage apps.
- Click on Add app > Browse app library. Search for Padlet and click on Include this app.
Ensure that the correct hierarchy and type of users have access to Padlet and key in a set-up name that will help you easily identify it later. Do also make sure that the Availability in default location box has been checked. See below for example of the filled out fields:
Once completed, the bottom of the page should show the following fields (these fields do not need to be sent):
- Simply check the box for The tool provider has registered these fields. And click on Save.
Padlet is now available to be added by users within the hierarchy with the correct roles.
Setting up LMS integration for itsLearning (for Teachers only)
- Add Padlet to a Resource
Navigate to Resources by clicking on Courses and selecting a course. Then click on Resources.
- Click on Add to add a resource, then select Padlet.
- Log in to Padlet
A pop up will appear requesting for the Backpack domain (ending in padlet.org) and log in credentials.
If you have a password assigned to your account, simply log in using your email and password.
If you've used Microsoft365 or Google SSO to log in, click on Log in with token. Head back to your Backpack account and open Settings, then click on Organization Info and click on Create under LTI Link Deployment Token to generate a token in place of using SSO. Copy and paste the token code given into the Token field on the pop-up in itsLearning.
- Select a padlet
After logging in, select any padlet by clicking on it. Once this is done, a pop up will appear to confirm the padlet you wish to add. Click on Save.
The Padlet should show up like this on itsLearning:
Additional sharing options
If you want students to work on their own copy of the padlet, toggle the 'Create a copy for each user' option ON. Students will get their own copy when they click on the link in the assignment and you will be automatically added as a shared member to the padlet.