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Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
Pinterest for Educators
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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.

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

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  • 1. PinterestFor Educators
  • 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. Medford SL’sBoard This is who This is us! we follow. Board Titles Pictures of ideas pinned to that board.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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