In Your Classroom
By: Lindsay Little
2. What is ?
• Create boards
related to your
• Collect resources
them using pin
• Share and
Pinterest Home Page collaborate by
3. How Educators Use
Teacher to teacher
Teacher to student
Student to student
Resources for units and organize them into
Accrue visuals & videos for presentations
Resources from other teacher boards
Store resources in one place
Prompt online discussion
Build reference boards
4. Christine Erickson. (2012, February 25). [infographic of pinterest
facts]. 13 „pinteresting‟ facts about pinterest users. Retrieved from
But, Why Use
5. How Do I Get Started?
Need Twitter or Facebookaccount to join
• Be Respectful
• Be Authentic
Pinterest. 2012. Pin Etiquette.
• Credit Your SourcesRetrieved from
6. Joining Pinterest
When you join:
•Pinterest automatically asks what you‟re
• After clicking some interests, Pinterest
suggests followers that suit you
• Install “Pin It” Button in Bookmark Bar
• Explain the home page
• View Pin Boards
•Vietnam War Mock Unit
• Searching for resources in the site
• Create a new board
8. TERMS OF SERVICE
“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. 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
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 respect
11. Pinning it all Together…
Pinterest is a popular way to share, collect, and
collaborate with other people
• 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
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