What is Pinterest?Free Virtual Bulletin BoardUsers “pin” content - images, videos, ideas, websites – from all over the world.Organized into different categories chosen by the user.Pins are shared and tagged for easy searching.
Medford SL’sBoard This is who This is us! we follow. Board Titles Pictures of ideas pinned to that board.
Why Check Out Our Pins?Great book lists to motivate your readersLinks to author informationSearching tipsReliable websitesNew technology ideasBook Fair ideasHoliday ideas that are connected to booksIdeas to create reading nooks at homeAnd so much more!
How To Join…Free sign up with an email accountCreate a user name and passwordThat’s it to just peek and follow our board.Still not sure? Look through some of the online tutorials on the next slide. Call the library or email me at email@example.com and set up a time to have us help.
Getting Started - Step by Step websiteshttp://www.theyummylife.com/Pinterest_tipshttp://www.sortacrunchy.net/sortacrunchy/2011/05/pinterest-http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/educators-guid
Ready to create your own board?Think about the board titlesInstall “PIN IT” button to your browserSearch for ideas and “Repin” away!Don’t forget there is a Pinterest app to keep all your pins handy when you are on the go!
Who to follow to find the beststuff… Medford SL Vicki Davis (coolcatteacher) Eric Sheninger (esheninger) Amanda Plum Melissa Alonzo-Dillard https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0At- tnrDq1KRmdHZMQ2FmNk1VYU1lNFZaNDBrXzFaYUE &pli=1#gid=0 Ask around some of your co-workers may already be pinning!
Ideas for EducationPinterest can be a great professional development site!It could also be…Creating boards to Share with Students Books worth reading Site lists Content area bookmarksPossible Picture Writing PromptsEven - Student Project Boards – show off their work!
Thank you!Hope you find Pinterest a great resource.Remember ASK if you need help… That’s why we are here!