Objectives:

Participants will be able to explain how the Pinterest website can contribute to their professional growth.
Participants will be able to state several examples of Pinterest activities and resources that they could incorporate into their classroom.
Participants will create a Pinterest account and board that relates to their content area.
Participants will locate users that they can collaborate with using Pinterest.

Agenda

What is Pinterest?



Survey: How are YOU using Pinterest?

Click on the link above to share how you use Pinterest! (created using Padlet.com)

Click anywhere on the corkboard to post!


Creating a Pinterest Account

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  1. Sign up for an account using email or one of the above options.
  2. Set up your profile (remember it is public!)
  3. View account settings


Searching for Resources

Enter keywords or search by category
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Following People and/or Boards

Find your friends!
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Follow the person or just the board.

Creating a Pinterest Board

Boards can be individual public boards (you post but others can see), group boards (certain people can post and everyone can see) or secret (only you and those you invite can post and see).

Pinterest for Dummies Tutorial - Creating a Board

EXPLORE, COLLABORATE, AND BUILD RESOURCES!!!!

Please use the link below to share your Pinterest boards!

Who do you follow to get ideas for your classroom?