EDU 614: Using Pinterest in the Classroom


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EDU 614: Using Pinterest in the Classroom

  1. 1. Using In Your Classroom By: Lindsay Little Gordon College EDU 614
  2. 2. What is ? • Visual Bookmarking tool • Create boards related to your interests • Collect resources and organize them using pin boards • Share andPinterest Home Page collaborate by creating community boards
  3. 3. How Educators Useo Collaborate  Teacher to teacher  Teacher to student  Student to studento Collect  Resources for units and organize them into boards  Accrue visuals & videos for presentations  Resources from other teacher boards  Store resources in one place  Prompt online discussion  Build reference boards
  4. 4. Christine Erickson. (2012, February 25). [infographic of pinterestfacts]. 13 „pinteresting‟ facts about pinterest users. Retrieved from But, Why Use ?
  5. 5. How Do I Get Started? Need Twitter or Facebookaccount to joinPin Etiquette:• Be Respectful• Be Authentic Pinterest. 2012. Pin Etiquette.• Credit Your SourcesRetrieved from
  6. 6. Joining PinterestWhen you join:•Pinterest automatically asks what you‟re interested in• After clicking some interests, Pinterest suggests followers that suit you• Install “Pin It” Button in Bookmark Bar
  7. 7. MY PINBOARDS• Explain the home page• View Pin Boards •Resources/References •Vietnam War Mock Unit•Privacy Settings• Searching for resources in the site• Create a new board
  8. 8. TERMS OF SERVICECOPY RIGHT “Pinterest values and respects the rights of third party creators and content owners, and expects you to do the same. You therefore agree that any user content that you post to the service does not and will not violate any law or infringe the rights of any third party, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights, publicity rights or rights of privacy. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to remove User Content from the Service for any reason, including Content that we believe violates these Terms or the Pinterest Acceptable Use Policy. We therefore ask that you please be careful when deciding whether to make User Content available on our Service” (Pinterest, Terms of Service, paradii). To avoid copy right infringement, some websites and its media (like Flickr) may not be “pinnable” because a “nopin” HTML tag released in February 2012 (wikipedia, pinterest).
  9. 9. WHAT TO PIN WHAT NOT TO PIN  Other members of Pinterest.  Artists who have marked “all  People who have a Pinterest rights reserved” button on their site  People who have not  Artists who use Creative indicated copyright use Commons  People who license their  People with an online Etsy images to publishers or shop. manufacturers  List credit in the caption to link  Anonymous tumblr or blog back to the original site. images are usually neither licensed or credited.What is Appropriate to ?Lori Mcnee, 2012, How to use pinterest and still respectcopyrights.
  10. 10. Other Visual BookmarkingToolsLearnistClipboardEduclipper
  11. 11. Pinning it all Together… Pinterest is a popular way to share, collect, and collaborate with other people• PROS • Collaboration • Collection • Organization• CONS • Cannot pin all media • Creating a twitter/facebook account to join • Others can automatically re-pin your content• Why I would use Pinterestin my classroom • my 1st day, I had 100 re-pins of my material • connecting with teachers all over the world • organizing my content visually
  12. 12. How I felt aboutPinterest when Ifirst joined…
  13. 13. ReferencesAmerican Profile. (2012, May 16). What is pinterst? Gatehouse News Service. Retrieved from, Morrison. (2011, September). Four ways to use pinterest in education. Pearson Education Inc. Retrieved from p=424#Best Colleges Online (2012, January). 30 Inspiring Pinterest Pins for Teachers. Retrieved from Boser. (2012). Everything you need to know about pinterst. BlueGlass Inc. Retrieved from Carter. (2012, March 14). Ignoring pinterest in 2012 could make colleges look „old and stodgy‟: Social media experts are finding ways to use the picture-based social network, but many schools haven‟t embraced the site. Retrieved from could-make-colleges-look-old-and-stodgy/Copyright and Trademark. (2012, April). Pinterest. Retrieved from about/copyright/Jeff Dunn. (2012, March 23). The teacher‟s quick guide to pinterest. [web log comment]. Retrieved from
  14. 14. ReferencesJeff Dunn. (2012, February 29). The reason I just deleted my pinterest account. [web log comment]. Retrieved from Dunn. (2012, March 13). 20 Ways Libraries are using pinterest right now. [web log comment]. Retrieved from are-using-pinterest-right-now/Christine Erickson. (2012, February 25). [infographic of pinterest facts]. 13 „pinteresting‟ facts about pinterest users. Retrieved from 2012/02/25/pinterest-user-demographics/#Adam Glenn. (2012, March 20). How educators are using pinterest for showcasing, curation. PBS. Retrieved from educators-are-using-pinterest-for-showcasing-curation080.htmlTerry Heick. (2010, February 13). 5 tipis for using pinterest in your classroom. Edudemic. [web log comment]. Retrieved from tips-for-using-pinterest-in-your-classroom/(2012, February 9). Know your internet: What is pinterest and why should I care? The Atlantic. Retrieved from 2012/02/know-your-internet-what-is-pinterest-and-why-should-i-care/252835/
  15. 15. ReferencesLori Mcnee. (2012, February 27). How to use pinterest and still respect copyrights. [web log comment]. Retrieved from 2012/02/how-to-use-pinterest-and-still-respect-copyrights/Rabichev, R. (2012, May 30). Internet marketing company conducts a poll on pinterest and marketing. Yahoo! News. Retrieved from http:// (2012, February 28). [Inforgaphic of the rise of pinterst]. The rapid rise of pinterest‟s blockbuster user engagement. Retrieved from http://