Pinterest In Education: A Conversation

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Pinterest In Education: A Conversation

  1. Using In Education: A Conversation Bob BertscheXtension Network Literacy Community of Practice
  2. What Is Pinterest? Pinterest is an image and video sharing site built around the interest graph.
  3. Why All The Interest? • Reached 10 million unique monthly visits faster than all but one site (comScore) • Audience is 80% women (Google Ad Planner) • Activity connected to Facebook Timeline • Users spend 98 minutes per month on Pinterest , 3rd behind Facebook (7 hrs.) and Tumblr (1.5 hrs) (comScore) • 3.6% of all referral traffic in January 2012 came from Pinterest, as much as Twitter (Shareaholic)
  4. Using Pinterest Demo
  5. Pinterest in Education? Farms & Rural America, Food & Agriculture - http://pinterest.com/mpaynknoper/farms-rural-america-food-agriculture/
  6. Pinterest in Education? Bugs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - http://pinterest.com/urbangarden/bugs-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/
  7. Pinterest in Education? Easy, Healthy Everyday Recipes – http://pinterest.com/alicehenneman/easy-healthy-everyday-recipes/
  8. Curation and Collaboration • Effective curation involves filtering and providing context • Organize your boards to allow followers to filter • Be selective when repinning. Know what the pin is linked to • What value are you adding when you pin? • Consider collaborative boards • Subject matter boards for CoPs or program teams • Issues boards for clients and/or stakeholders • Other ideas?
  9. Keep the Conversation Going • Pin2Learn Board - http://pinterest.com/ndbob/pin2learn/ • Network Literacy – • eXtension - http://www.extension.org/network_literacy • Follow AleXNetLit on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/AleXNetLit • #netlit hashtag • Bob Bertsch • robert.bertsch@ndsu.edu • http://www.twitter.com/ndbob

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