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Presented as a 2 hour workshop at Indiana ICE Conference in October 2013 by Rob Tidrow.

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12 ways pinterest

  1. 1. 12 Ways to use pinterest in the classroom Rob Tidrow Technology Coordinator Richmond Community Schools weRrichmond.com Pinterest: RobTidrow Twitter: @robtidrow Facebook: RichmondSchools
  2. 2. basics of pinterest http://www.Pinterest.com • A site to save your favorite things...
  3. 3. Anatomy of pinterest • Pins • Boards • Repins and Likes • Follow • Home Feed QuickTime™ and a Photo - JPEG decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  4. 4. Pins A pin is an image or video you add to Pinterest that leads back to the site where it was found. Pins can be added using a Pin It button, a site’s URL, or from an image you upload from your computer.
  5. 5. Boards Where you organize your pins by topic
  6. 6. repins and likes • While it's easy to pin images and videos from other pages across the web, the option to repin is what truly makes Pinterest so simple and fun to use. • Anytime you find a pin from another Pinterest user that you'd like to save for yourself, you can easily repin it to one of your own pinboards. • You can also choose to like a pin to save it.
  7. 7. follow You can following someone to see their pins
  8. 8. Home Feed Your home feed is a collection of pins from pinners and boards you follow. It’s updated when someone you follow adds a pin.
  9. 9. demo
  10. 10. Pinterest The fastest growing social media site!
  11. 11. by the numbers
  12. 12. pinterest Tips
  13. 13. Tip 1: Start pinning today Use Pinterest Search Use Pinterest Category Menu
  14. 14. Use Pins, Boards, and Pinners
  15. 15. Tip 2: SEt Up ClassRoom boards
  16. 16. Tip 3: Use Pin It button
  17. 17. Tip 4: upload a pin 1. Click on the plus sign (+) beside your name in the top-right corner and click Upload a pin 2. Click Choose File and find the file on your computer 3. Choose the board you'll pin to and add a description to your pin 4. Click Pin It
  18. 18. Tip 5: Pin infographics
  19. 19. Tip 6: Pin Videos YouTube, Vimeo and Ted videos
  20. 20. Tip 7: Follow other teacher boards Search and click Pinners tab
  21. 21. Tip 8: Pin Your Own Content
  22. 22. Tip 9: e-mail notifications
  23. 23. Tip 10: Go Mobile
  24. 24. # Tip 11: Use tags in descriptions
  25. 25. Hashtag makes keyword linked Displays other pins with hashtag and word in descriptions
  26. 26. Tip 12: involve parents
  27. 27. Questions Rob Tidrow Technology Coordinator Richmond Community Schools weRrichmond.com Pinterest: RobTidrow Twitter: @robtidrow Facebook: RichmondSchools
  28. 28. 12 Ways to use pinterest in the classroom Rob Tidrow Technology Coordinator Richmond Community Schools weRrichmond.com Pinterest: RobTidrow Twitter: @robtidrow Facebook: RichmondSchools

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