Tech Talk TuesdayWhat’s the interest in Pinterest? Pinterest in the classroom Mark Richardson ICT Coordinator, Williamstown PS Attribution Binghamton University Classroom- yohey1028
Ice Breaker • Are you a collector? If so what do you collect?
What is Pinterest? • Pinterest, social networking using online pinboard phenomena,burst onto the scene a couple of months ago. • Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful thingsyou ﬁnd on the web. People use pinboards to plan theirweddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favoriterecipes. • Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people.• Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and getinspiration from people who share your interests. http://pinterest.com/about/help/
What doesPinterestlook like? Pinterest Home page
Are there any issues with Pinterest? http://pinterest.com/about/copyright/ http://www.technollama.co.uk/pinterest-and-copyright http://ddkportraits.com/2012/02/why-i-tearfully-deleted- my-pinterest-inspiration-boards/
Are there any issues with Pinterest? You need to be aware that there are some unsuitable images for some students Be aware that this is a social networking website!
DEECD Guidelines – Teachers and Social Networking http://www.education.vic.gov.au/management/lol/guides/sm/default.htm
How could it be used by teachers? • Teaching Resources • Scrapbooks • Portfolios • Image Galleries http://jamesbrauer.com/pinterest-organize-and-share-your-favorite-education-links-and-images/
How could it be used by students? Where to start Vicki Davis http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/simple-pinterest-for-beginners.html Larry Ferlazzo http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2012/01/05/the-best-guides-to-ﬁguring-out-pininterest/ Tami Brass http://tech4teaching.org/wpblog/?p=1375
Where can I ﬁnd our more? http://esheninger.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/exploring-educational-value-of.html http://stephenslighthouse.com/2012/02/08/pinterest-and-education/ http://www.iste.org/connect/iste-connects/blog-detail/12-02-08/Pinterest_for_Educators.aspx Aggregated links on my blog http://ictedservices.typepad.com/icted_services/2012/03/whats-the-interest-in-pinterest.html