Visual Bookmarking with Pinterest

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Published on February 28, 2014

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A 30-minute webinar on Pinterest, the fast-growing social network site that focuses on images. Learn how to use this tool as a visual bookmarking system that you can use for your own professional development as well as a collaborative learning space with students and colleagues.

Visual Bookmarking with Pinterest Nell Eckersley

Agenda What is Pinterest?  How to use Pinterest  Why use Pinterest in education?  How to use Pinterest in education  2

Pinterest 3

Pinterest is like a Bulletin Board   Pinterest was developed as an online inspirational space 4

Pinterest 5

Terminology Pins--visual bookmarks Boards--collections of pins Pin Feed--displays the chronological activity from the Pinterest boards that a user follows Repin--adding a visual bookmark from another board to your board Like--showing appreciation for a visual book mark on a board Follow--adding to your feed the content of a board or the entire collection of boards of a Pinterest user       6

Pins 7

Pins A pin starts with an image or video you add to Pinterest.  You can add a pin from a website or upload an image right from your computer  Any pin on Pinterest can be repinned, and all pins link back to their source  8

Boards 9

Boards A board is where you organize your pins by topic.  You could pin ideas for remodeling your bathroom to your House Projects board, for example.  Boards can be secret or public, and you can invite other people to pin with you on any of your boards.  10

How do You Add Pins to a Board?     Copy the URL of the website where the image is located and paste it in Pinterest On the website where the image is located, click the Pin it icon Upload your own image to Pinterest Repin from your Pinterest Feed or from another Board 11

The Feed 12

Repinning, Liking, and Following 13

Why Use Pinterest in Adult Education 14

Sharing information Common lesson may include  Teacher sharing online resources with students  Students saving online resources for their own use outside of the lab  Students sharing resources with each other How do you do this now?  Wikis  Email  Website  Blog 15



How to Use Pinterest in Education Share resources with learners  Develop a collaborative space online  Develop a personal learning network for teacher professional development  18

How to Use Pinterest in Education Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom?  25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest  TechChef4U Pinterest  In The Pinterest Of Education  LiveBinder of Pinterest in Education  19

Examples 25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest  Educational Technology Pinterest Board  Pinterest for Teaching  Five-Minute Film Festival: Pinterest for Teaching and Learning  20

Professors, Peers & Pinterest 21

Pinterest in Education 22

Evaluation Form  23

Contact Information Nell Eckersley Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group: Email: Twitter: Facebook: Blog: Delicious: 24

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) LINCS provides you with the information, resources, professional development activities, and online network you need to enhance your practice and ensure your adult students receive high-quality learning opportunities. LINCS is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education. It is comprised of the Resource Collection, managed by Kratos Learning, the Regional Professional Development Centers, and the Technical Contractor, Quotient, Inc. 25

LINCS Makes a Difference How can LINCS help you with your work? It offers:  A Resource Collection containing high-quality, evidencebased materials in 16 topic areas;  An online Community of Practice where you can share and collaborate with your peers;  A Learning Portal where you can engage in self-paced and facilitated professional development courses; and  Four Regional Professional Development Centers (RPDCs) that deploy evidenced-based PD trainings to states. For a video overview of LINCS, visit: 26

LINCS Technology Online Course  Title: Integrating Technology in the Adult Education Classroom  Free, self-paced online course  Completion time: ~ 4 hours  Certificate received upon completion  Course accessible through the LINCS Learning Portal: 27

Don’t Miss a Beat; Connect with LINCS  Join the Community:  Access the Learning Portal:  Search the Resource Collection:  Follow the latest updates: @LINCS_ED  Join our professional group: LINCS_ED  Watch webinar archives and more: LincsEd 28

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