Using Pinterest in the Classroom

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- Provide faculty and staff with an understanding of what Pinterest is and how it may be used in the classroom environment. - Share a step-by-step implementation plan on setting up a Pinterest board and starting the process - Share case studies and examples of educational institutions using Pinterest within the classroom, along with best practices.

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1. UsingPinterestintheClassroomFall2014•BeckyLivingston,Instructor 2. Agenda• ProvidefacultyandstaffwithanunderstandingofwhatPinterestisandhowitmaybeusedintheclassroomenvironment.• Shareastep-­‐by-­‐stepimplementa7onplanonseHngupaPinterestboardandstarJngtheprocess• SharecasestudiesandexamplesofeducaJonalinsJtuJonsusingPinterestwithintheclassroom,alongwithbestpracJces.(c)2014BeckyLivingston2 3. WhatisPinterest?• WebandmobileapplicaJon• Visualdiscovery,collecJon,sharing,andstoragetool• CollecJonsofvisualbookmarks(boards)(c)2014BeckyLivingston3 4. 4WaysToUseIt1. Curatecontent– Resourceboardsforteachersandstudents– Currenteventsorissuestoreacheachday– Findon-­‐topiccontent– Images,projects,videoandstoriesforfuturelessonplans(c)2014BeckyLivingston4 5. 4WaysToUseIt,cont.2. Organizeideas– Savelinkstoeasy-­‐to-­‐scantopics– Addcommentstorememberwhythelinkwaspinnedinthefirstplace– Boardsforeachsubjectorunit– Inventoriestheclasslibrarysostudentsknowwhichresourcesareavailable(c)2014BeckyLivingston5 6. 4WaysToUseIt,cont.3. Collaboratewithothers– Findotherteacherswhohavesimilarinterestsandsharelessons,projectsandteachingideas– Requestfeedbackfromotheruserstoimprovecurriculum– Connectwithpeoplefromotherclasses,universiJes,andgroups– Openboardtothecommunityforparentsandotheruserstosee(c)2014BeckyLivingston6 7. 4WaysToUseIt4. Allowstudentstopin– Aggregateideasandsourcesforprojects– Createcommunityboardsforgroupprojects– Photoanddesignprojectsandcollages– Promotestudentworkonline(c)2014BeckyLivingston7 8. Crea7ngAProfile-­‐Tips• Writeaclearandinforma7vedescripJonaboutthepinboardyou’recreaJng.• Tagpeopleandresourcesinpinsusing“@”• IncludeafewhashtagsinthepindescripJon• UsedescripJve,specificboardJtles(c)2014BeckyLivingston8 9. Crea7ngtheBoards1. Organizeyourtopicalideas2. CreateaPinterestaccountandcompletetheprofileinformaJon3. Login(unlessyouarealreadyloggedin)4. Createtheboard(s)youwanttopintoandshareMax500Boards(c)2014BeckyLivingston9 10. CompletetheBoardDescrip7onNote:Youcancreatesecretboards,whicharegoodwhenyouwanttosharethecontentwithspecificpeopleonly.Theyneedtobeinvitedtoviewtheboardoncecreated,oryoucouldcreateitforyourselftocollectinfoyoudon’twantothertosee.(c)2014BeckyLivingston10 11. Example–VickiDavishfp://www.pinterest.com/coolcafeacher/ProfileDescrip7onBestknownas"CoolCatTeacher"I'mafullJmeteacherandmomof3.ThingsIlove:usingtechnologytoinspireandtransformkidsandimproveourworld,orga..Camilla,Georgiawww.coolcafeacher.com(c)2014BeckyLivingston11 12. Example–VickiDavis,cont.BoardDesc.(c)2014BeckyLivingston12 13. Ac7vity11. Writedownthecontenttopics(boards)2. CreatethePinterestaccount3. CreateoneboardprofileanddescripJon20Minutes(c)2014BeckyLivingston13 14. Pinning!PinningOpJons(c)2014BeckyLivingston14 15. StartPinningin3-­‐2-­‐1…Go!1. Findcontentrelatedtoyourcontenttopics(boards)Createnewboardsasneeded2. Research,pin,andsharepinswithintheplalorm,vialinkinsocialmediaandorwithstudentsviaemailorotherplalorm(c)2014BeckyLivingston15 16. Example–FreeTeachingResourcesSearchAcJvity(c)2014BeckyLivingston16 17. Example–CollegeTeachingSearchAcJvity(c)2014BeckyLivingston17 18. IceBreakersintheClassroom1. Clickontheimage2. ClickontheJtlebelowtheimage3. You’llberedirectedtothecontent.(c)2014BeckyLivingston18 19. PinnersToFollow• FreeTeachingResources-­‐technologyineducaJon• VickiDavis-­‐TeachingIdeasandApp,CollaboraJveWriJng,andGlobalCollaboraJoninEducaJon• EricSheninger-­‐web2.0toolsforeducators• KarenSteffenson-­‐ofscience,thearts,literacyandnumeracy• DebbieFucoloro-­‐Infographics,EducaJon,web2.0,andsocialmedia• ShannonSmith-­‐educaJonaltechnologyessenJals• ShellyTerrel-­‐digitalstorytellingtographicorganizersandworldcloudtools(c)2014BeckyLivingston19 20. Resources• GeHngStartedwithPinterest:hfp://www.gcflearnfree.org/pinterest101/2• PinterestTutorials:hfp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/educators-­‐guide-­‐to-­‐use-­‐of-­‐pinterest-­‐in.html• SecretBoards:hfps://help.pinterest.com/en/arJcles/secret-­‐boards#Web• FreeTeachingResourcesSearch:hfp://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=free%20teaching%20resources&term_meta[]=free|typed&term_meta[]=teaching|typed&term_meta[]=resources|typed• “CollegeTeaching”Search:hfp://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=%22college%20teaching%22&term_meta[]=%22college|typed&term_meta[]=teaching%22|typed&remove_refine=free|typed• CollegeTeaching(noquotes)search:hfp://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=college%20teaching&term_meta[]=college|typed&term_meta[]=teaching|typed&remove_refine=%22college|typed(c)2014BeckyLivingston20 21. Resources,cont.• CornellNotes:hfp://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=college%20teaching%20cornell%20notes&term_meta[]=college|typed&term_meta[]=teaching|typed&term_meta[]=cornell+notes|guide|word|25&add_refine=cornell+notes|guide|word|25• VickiDavis:hfp://www.pinterest.com/coolcafeacher/• EricSheninger:hfp://www.pinterest.com/esheninger/• KarenSteffenson:hfp://www.pinterest.com/kstef2/• DebbieFucoloro:hfp://www.pinterest.com/debbiefuco/• ShannonSmith:hfp://www.pinterest.com/shannoninofawa/• ShellyTerrell:hfp://www.pinterest.com/shellyterrell/(c)2014BeckyLivingston21 22. WhoisPenheelMarke7ng?SocialmediaanddigitalmarkeJngconsulJngfirmforCPAfirms,smallbusinesses,andnon-­‐profits.DownloadthecomplementaryWorkbookhfp://Penheel.com/Pinterest-­‐In-­‐The-­‐Classroom-­‐WorkbookMarke7ngAnaly7csWebsiteanalyJcs,onlineadverJsinganalyJcs.SeewhichsourcesaregeneraJngthemostleads.EmailSendpersonalized,segmentedEmailsbasedonanyinformaJoninyourcontactdatabase.SearchEngineOp7miza7onsImproveyourrankinsearchenginesbyfindingandtrackingyourmosteffecJvekeywords.LeadManagementTrackleadswithacompleteJmeline-­‐viewoftheirinteracJonswithyourfirm.BloggingCreateblogcontentquicklywhilegeHngSEOJpsandbestpracJcespointers.SocialMediaPublishcontenttoyoursocialaccounts,thennurtureleadsbasedontheirsocialengagement. 23. Thank You!BeckyLivingstonPresident&CEOPenheelMarkeJnghfp://Penheel.comSocMedTeach@gmail.com(c)2014BeckyLivingston23

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