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Pinterest Cheat Sheet {12 Days: Tool 8} l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

Pinterest, a social sharing website that allow users to create and share virtual bulletin boards, has been the darling of social media over the past year. Its primarily female user base continues to grow by leaps and bounds. While you likely know teachers who have free Pinterest accounts, you may still be wondering if you belong on yet another social media site. “YES!” (Uttered quickly and with much enthusiasm!) While Pinterest is exploding with fashion boards, trendy home decor, and to-die-for travel destinations (that sadly don’t fit my budget), it also includes many boards for educators.

If you’re a newbie to Pinterest, listed below are a few must-know terms and how-to’s. Pinterest: Pinning Basics Pinterest—a social media site that allows users to create and share virtual bulletin boards, or pinboardsPin—an image added to a pinboard. Digital Storytelling for Teachers INTEF on Pinterest. Write About on Pinterest. (38) ✏️Quick write - picture prompts on Pinterest. Game Based Learning on Pinterest. Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education. Since its launch in March 2010, Pinterest has become the most popular virtual Pinboard online.

Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education

It has tremendously grown in popularity that it reached 10 million active users in a very short period of time. Pinterest , just like all the other popular social networking websites, has its own potential in education . Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has previously posted a detailed guide on how teachers can use Pinterest in education and here are some of the ideas we have included in that guide : Pinterest is a great content curation tool for teachers. The ability to pin together images, links, and videos into visually appealing boards makes information sharing way exciting. We are also adding this great infograhic to the above mentioned guide. Courtesy of: WorldWideLearn.com. That’s Pinteresting! How Educators Use Pinterest Effectively By Reese Jones.

Posted by Shelly Terrell on Monday, October 21st 2013 image courtesy of pinterest.com via Mithya Srinivasan According to ABC News, Pinterest is currently among the top social websites that are highly utilized in the classroom.

That’s Pinteresting! How Educators Use Pinterest Effectively By Reese Jones

To cope up with the increasing demand, the creators of the social page announced last month their ‘Teachers in Pinterest’ campaign, a page where teachers can collaborate together about tips and lesson plans. The app version of the website is also critically acclaimed by many websites such as CNET.com. In fact, Verizon Wireless provided an almost 5-star rating for the application based on data usage, security, and battery usage. To educators who are new to this pinning trend, leveraging this bookmarking platform might be a little difficult in the beginning. Compilation Thousands of links and material are available online for teachers.

Teachers can maximize the video embedded option on educational boards. Organization Collaboration. The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology.

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology

Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational technology. Pinterest is rapidly becoming a favorite tool of educators all over the nation, and many have amassed some pretty great collections of edtech-related pins that teachers and students alike can use to explore new ways to learn, share, teach, and grow. While it would be nearly impossible to highlight every edtech pinboard out there, we’ve shared some of the boards we think stand out among the crowd here. Many are maintained by major educational websites, key figures in edtech, and well-known bloggers, but others were created by teachers just like you who simply want to share resources and tips with others in education.

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education. Some educational Pinners to follow This is the editor of the famous blog cool cat teacher.

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education

It has over 69 boards all with more than 600 pins. Some of her best boards include "Teaching Ideas and App", Collaborative Writing", and " Global Collaboration in Education ". This guy is one of our favourite educational writers. He has several boards covering different topics such as: Google chrome extensions, Twitter apps and resources, web2.0 tools for educators and his own personal learning network. Karen is a great educator with a huge presence online. This is an ICT specialist. Pinterest. Shelly Terrell on Pinterest. Favorite Children's Authors on Pinterest. Online Games for Kids on Pinterest. Matt Gomez on Pinterest. TechChef4u on Pinterest. Peggy George on Pinterest. Juan Alberto Lopez Uribe on Pinterest. Amanda Nickerson on Pinterest. Nicole Ricca on Pinterest. Julie Brown on Pinterest. Malia {Playdough to Plato} on Pinterest. Carol K on Pinterest. Judy ABC Primetime Learning on Pinterest.

 Derrall on Pinterest. Maggie Verster on Pinterest. Tammy Gilley on Pinterest. Carol K on Pinterest. Jessica Gonzales on Pinterest. Mª Jesús on Pinterest. Márcia Lima on Pinterest. First Grade Fun! on Pinterest. Early Reading Activities on Pinterest. Anchor Charts + Foldables on Pinterest.