Pinterest for Educators

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This is a brief explanation of what Pinterest is and how staff can access the library's Pinterest board.

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Pinterest for Educators

  1. 1. PinterestFor Educators
  2. 2. What is Pinterest?Free Virtual Bulletin BoardUsers “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.
  3. 3. Medford SL’sBoard This is who This is us! we follow. Board Titles Pictures of ideas pinned to that board.
  4. 4. Why Check Out Our Pins?Great book lists to motivate your readersLinks to author informationSearching tipsReliable websitesNew technology ideasBook Fair ideasHoliday ideas that are connected to booksIdeas to create reading nooks at homeAnd so much more!
  5. 5. How To Join…Free sign up with an email accountCreate a user name and passwordThat’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 aking@medford.k12.nj.us and set up a time to have us help.
  6. 6. Getting Started - Step by Step websiteshttp://www.theyummylife.com/Pinterest_tipshttp://www.sortacrunchy.net/sortacrunchy/2011/05/pinterest-http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/educators-guid
  7. 7. Ready to create your own board?Think about the board titlesInstall “PIN IT” button to your browserSearch 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!
  8. 8. 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!
  9. 9. Ideas for EducationPinterest can be a great professional development site!It could also be…Creating boards to Share with Students Books worth reading Site lists Content area bookmarksPossible Picture Writing PromptsEven - Student Project Boards – show off their work!
  10. 10. Thank you!Hope you find Pinterest a great resource.Remember ASK if you need help… That’s why we are here!

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