Public Popplets: Ten Of The Best Popplets Of All Time

If you are searching for ideas or inspiration for your own work, or you want to see what type of results Popplet can produce then check out Public Popplets.

Public Popplets is available to anyone who has signed up for a free Popplet account on the Popplet homepage. It is where people who use Popplet choose to share their work openly, allowing others to access it and make use of it.

Let’s take a quick look at what Popplet users have been sharing. Multiple languages, the global nature of Popple, and the sheer scope of the subject matter meant we had no problem at all in bringing together ten of the best Popplet ideas.

Taking Care of Myself

How can I take care of myself? Asked and answered in this great popplet from Brooke. Color-coded, cool images, pertinent information, video…it speaks for itself!

Types of Reactions – Science

This is one for the scientists and has been one of the most viewed popplets of all time! A clear, concise explanation of types of chemical reactions. Simple visuals, video, and free of wordy explanations – science and Popplet are all about observation.

Air and Weather

Everybody is interested in the weather. Even in places where the climate stays more or less constant the whole year round, folks watch, read about, or listen to weather reports. Of course, for many things, knowing weather conditions is essential: sailing, flying, going on holiday…but wouldn’t it be interesting to know more?

Festivals in Poland: An Annual Cultural Timeline

Popplet boards contain all sorts of information, organized in many different ways. This hugely popular record of Poland’s annual festivals is presented timeline fashion, a format normally reserved for history popplets. But here we have it – a whole year of culture on a single popplet. An easily adaptable activity for any country or region.

Parlez-vous français? – Languages

“verbo-tonale: tableaux de base” is an exploration of French pronunciation. It appears complex. However, for students and teachers of the French language, it is a highly useful resource…and what a resource it is. It makes use of links to direct viewers to websites of interest. It also makes use of popplet’s very own library/filing system Popplet Linker. Look closely and you will see the linked popples above the center image. Each of these popples is a link to another piece of this grand work.

Lesson Plan: -ed Endings

Here we have a popplet that demonstrates how a lesson plan can be visualized and executed. Educators often use Popplet to plan their lessons. This ESL / TESOL lesson for English learners will hopefully illuminate one of the many baffling aspects of the English language that learners encounter – the pronunciation of “ed” at the end of some verbs and adjectives. Easily adaptable for any lesson, or any plan whatsoever.

Agujeros Negros (Black Holes)

Despite its three, possibly even multi-dimensional nature, the Universe and the study of heavenly bodies remain a firm favorite for Popplet users. It’s difficult to imagine the size of the universe, and some of the science can sometimes seem a bit beyond the capacity of us mere mortals. Take black holes for example: what is a black hole really? If you’re feeling mystified, this excellent visual on the matter will definitely help. Some subjects just need to be visualized, and that’s what Popplet does best.

Personajes Frankenstein (Frankenstein: Characters)

Popplet finds many uses in literacy, especially in learning. There are a great many activities, mostly covering core curriculum goals for all ages. Character analysis is just one literary popplet activity. This Frankenstein character study, which provides portraits and information about all the primary and secondary players in Mary Shelley’s classic tale of a man’s attempts to control nature, is as fine an example as we have seen. It’s also been viewed and shared numerous times.

Province of Quebec

Geography and History combine is this detailed presentation of the economic, social, cultural, and territorial aspects which formed this well-known and highly respected region of Canada. Amazing attention to detail, the inclusion of excellent visuals as images, and top-notch organization make for a compelling and popular visual.

Las Plantas (Plants)

This beautiful popplet,  detailing so elegantly and simply the lifecycle, morphology and other aspects of plant life has been republished many, many times. Its use of clear diagrams and videos make it an excellent learning resource. Click, see, grow!

When a popplet has been shared in Public Popplets it is available for all to benefit from. Share directly from Public Popplets to social media as well as links in messages and emails. With Popplet’s embed code any popplet can be added to blogs and web pages – some popplets are very popular and can help drive traffic to your page.

To access even more popplet work, or to share your own popplets join the Popplet community on Twitter and on our Facebook page.

Tutorial: How To Share On Public Popplets

A great many popplets are created and shared every single day. A quick look at Popplet’s very own open forum Public Popplets will reveal that hundreds of Popplet users choose to share their work publicly.

Public Popplets is the place to go when you are looking for ideas or inspiration. It is an excellent resource for educators. A place where the work their fellows and their students can be found. But Popplet isn’t just for education: a few minutes browsing in Public Popplets will reveal the enormous scope and variety of Popplet’s uses and users. Popplet work from all over the globe, in many languages, covering every subject imaginable.

How to Make a Popplet Public and Share it on Public Popplets

All newly created popplets are “private” by default, so Popplet authors need to choose if they want to have their work made available on Public Popplets. Most don’t share publicly at all, others share images of their work on social media. If you’re ready to share your work with the Popplet world, here’s how:

  • First, make sure you have a Popplet account. You can sign up by visiting the Popplet homepage, select log in, then click Sign up, and follow the instructions. When you’re done, you’ll have ten complimentary Popplet boards forever.
  • Next, create a new popplet or open on from your dashboard. We’re going to share Baby Names on Public Popplets, which is precisely what it says it is!
  • Then, when you’re popplet is open select the brown share button in the top right of the popplet.
  • Now you will see all of sharing options available, there are a lot and most of them are self-explanatory. However, to simply make your Popplet “public” and include in Public Popplets begin by clicking on make popplet public:
  • Finally, choose make this popplet public, and share in public popplets from the window that appears and save.

You’re popplet is now available in Public Popplets, and anyone with a Popplet account can view it and share the link and embed code. Anyone with the link can view the popplet, so that means pretty much everybody!

More About Public Popplets

How do I access Public Popplets?

Easy! From your Popplet dashboard select the Public Popplets tab. From there, you can choose to view the most recent or most popular popplets:

Can others share my popplet?

Yes, they can share the link. Other users can also immediately share your work on Twitter and Facebook. They can even embed your work on a website or blog post using the popplet embed code. Popular popplets will drive traffic to a website! Will other users be able to edit my work if I share it in Public Popplets? No, to do this you, as the Popplet’s author would need to add another person as a collaborator and specifically grant editing permissions.

Why can’t I see my work in Public Popplets?

Check that you have correctly followed the steps above. If you have then your popplet is in Public Popplets. Popplets in the “most recent” tab can only be viewed in date order. So, if you have recently made a popplet that you created at an earlier date public, then that’s where you will find it.

Can I remove a popplet from Public Popplets?

Of course, if you are the owner of the popplet board. Simply select one of the other two options in the make public window.

Can another Popplet user remove my popplet from Public Popplets? 

Only if you, as the owner, have given them editing permissions (see above). Or, if another user finds your work “inappropriate”, they can let Popplet know by clicking the report inappropriate content button. The Popplet will be removed from Public Popplets and an email sent to the popplet’s owner. If this happens to your popplet, respond to the email and we will investigate.

If you have any more questions about Public Popplets then contact the Popplet community on Twitter, or on our Facebook page.

Popplet: A Seasoned, Trusted, All-Rounder App For The New School Year

Summer vacation in some places is coming to an end, and educators, parents, and students are looking forward to a fresh academic year: new classes, new friends, new subjects. They will also be researching which apps and technology to put in their classrooms, homes and digital backpacks. 

Deciding on which new digital technologies to use or purchase can be daunting because of the vast number of educational apps on the market. However, if you’re looking for a seasoned, tried-and-tested, all-rounder app for all subjects, then keep it simple. Popplet is one of the most versatile and useful tools available to educators and learners and it continues proving itself as the go-to app for any subject:

  • Literacy – reading and writing skills
  • Numeracy – simple and complex activities
  • Science – Chemistry, Physics, Biology…
  • The Environment – pollution, environmental change
  • Technology, Computing, Robotics and Automation
  • History – timelines, historical events and profiles

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Tutorial: Getting Started – All About Popples

Welcome to a brand new set of Popplet Tutorials. We have listened to your requests and over the next few weeks, we are going to do our very best to make the Popplet experience more accessible and enjoyable for everyone. Let’s begin at the beginning, with every Popplet’s essential element: the popple.

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The basic building blocks of popplets are called popples. They are to Popplet what the humble cell or the mighty atom are to the physical world: with no popples, there can be no popplets. Fortunately, popples are much easier to understand than cells and atoms, and are regularly produced by the under-fives. Creating and working popples is simple:

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How To Find Inspirational Popplet Ideas

Popplet is a mind-mapping graphic organizer which can be used to visualize and expand pretty much anything you can think of: a business plan, a class activity, a math project,  a map of the stars…We are fairly certain at this point that there is little that exists which cannot be captured, organized and made more presentable by displaying it on a Popplet board.

A bold claim, but we have we proof! Thanks to the Popplet community, who constantly share their thoughts, work, and creations with the world. So, if you have an idea and are looking for some help with it, or if you are searching for an idea, we hope you’ll find plenty of inspiration in the places below.

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Top Popplet! – What RIGHT Means To You

Welcome to Top Popplet! We choose one of our favorite popplets, say why we think it’s great, and share it here so that everyone can see just how great it really is. Our hope is that Popplet people everywhere will  be inspired to similar feats of popplet excellence.

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The creative and industrious Popplet community are selfless in their efforts, sharing thousands of examples of their fine work every week. Numerous blogs, a multitude of Twitter and Facebook posts, and our very own Public Popplets section mean we are completely spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing Top Popplets. Nevertheless, choose we must, and this week we choose What RIGHT Means To You.

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Tutorial: Who Can See My Popplet?

Who can see my Popplet? – a frequently asked question, especially by educators and parents. The answer is that it’s entirely up to you. If a popplet makes you so proud that you want to share it with a wider audience, then you can. On the other hand, if you would like a little privacy, or even total privacy, you can have that too. 

Popplet features a range privacy levels that let you manage who can see your popplets, and how. Safe and simple, like all things Popplet. The different levels are outlined below:

  1. “for your eyes only”, make this popplet private, popplet’s default privacy setting
  2. “need to know”, make this popplet public, but don’t show in public popplets
  3. “me, you…everybody”, make this popplet public, and show in public popplets


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Top of the Popplets! – February 2016

Welcome to the round up of the best Popplets shared on our Twitter, Facebook and Public Popplet pages in the month of February. If you’re searching for ideas and inspiration, or if you just want to know what Popplet is all about, then this is the place to be.

Luke Skywalker’s Letter

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Not so long ago, in a galaxy not so far away (Wales!), a novice in Mr Tilley’s Primary School Classroom had an idea: “find the droid BB8 and save the the universe!”. In his quest to locate this loyal droid, a young classroom Jedi named Luke Skywalker gained intimate knowledge of the key features of the little known and almost long forgotten art of letter writing. Brandishing only The Force and Popplet, and under the instruction of Master Tilley, a beacon of hope for all the inhabitants of the Galaxy was created in the form of a popplet. This symbol will long serve as a fine example to those who wish to learn something of the old ways of communicating. May the force be with you young Luke, the citizens of Planet Popplet send you their gratitude. Continue reading

Top of the Popplets! – January 2016

Welcome to the first edition of 2016 for our roundup of all the great Popplets shared by our users each month. If you are searching for inspiration, looking for something specific, or just want to see what Popplet is all about then this just might be the place for you. A useful, varied and impressive display of Popplets, and a fit beginning to a whole new year. An inspiring beginning! Well done everyone.

Rees Parent Technology Night

So impressed were we with the Rees Parent Technology Night popplet, that we were especially careful in uncovering its true creator just in case such masterly work be misaligned. The creator is no other than  Paul Baez, experienced educator and Principal of Rees Elementary School, Houston.  This Poster/Flyer type Popplet really is a beautifully presented, bilingual bonanza of ideas, the sum of which is an enticing invitation to the Rees Parent Technology Night, where parents are being asked to get to know the technology their children are learning with. Essential information in text popples, QR codes linking to Youtube videos making it interactive (fabulous!) and if that wasn’t enough, there are prizes too! Great work, nicely done. We wish we went to this school. Thanks Paul, we hope the Parent’s Night goes well.

POPPLET TIP: Finished popplets can be saved as pdf, jpeg or png files and they can be sent by email or printed for display or distribution. You can make perfect Popplet flyers or Popplet posters for an event, or to display your Popplet work. Continue reading

Top of the Popplets! – October 2015

Welcome to the new and improved Popplet of the Month – now auspiciously renamed: Top of the Popplets!  At your bequest, we have made a few changes, and now in addition to popplets from our Public Popplets’ section, you can also view the best popplets from absolutely anywhere – welcome, to Popplet without borders.

As usual, fearless in our efforts, we have scoured the four corners of the earth in the quest to bring you the very best Popplet has to offer. Enjoy!

Consumer Profile for Varshak Varma

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