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Wakelet is a web-based content curation tool that allows educators and students to save, organize, and present multimedia content in a fun and engaging way.  

Educators can use Wakelet to:

  • Create and differentiate multimedia units and individual lessons 
  • Work with colleagues to develop and organize shared resources 
  • Build private- or public-interest boards for various learning topics
  • Design newsletters to share classroom information with students and their families

Students can use Wakelet to:

  • Compile research into viewable, interactive projects
  • Build multimedia collections to convey thoughts and ideas on various topics
  • Utilize built-in Immersive Reader and language translation for enhanced inclusivity  
  • Create and organize digital portfolios that can be easily and instantly accessed by families and members of the school community to display student coursework

What do you love about it? 

Wakelet offers educators and students the ability to organize and inform in a playful, trendy, and engaging way. Wakelet works seamlessly with hundreds of educational tools and allows its users to curate all media types, including videos, links, tweets, Instagram posts, pictures, text, and PDFs to build an endless amount of learning opportunities. 

How can users access it? 

Users simply go to and sign up. Students need to be at least 13 years old to create their own account; however, users under the age of 13 are still able to access and participate in teacher-led activities when provided with a QR code, a written code, or a web link from the teacher.

How much does it cost?

It is FREE!

Amanda Sears is the Technology Integration Specialist for Amherst Exempted Village Schools in Ohio. Her goals are to educate, enrich, and empower students, teachers, and the community with the power of innovative education technology.


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