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lohrmk
Re: Pinterest
Wed Jul 10, 2013 14:17
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I also decided to use Pinterest. I chose it because I was comfortable with it and also I liked the layout of it. I guess I'm visual and I enjoy seeing the pictures associated with the content being pinned. I did create a brand new account for this project though. I did that because I didn't want to share my personal boards (like my around the home or cooking boards). I feel like that content isn't school related so unnecessary. So, I made my account strictly teacher related but without the classroom organization and management ideas, etc. I also liked the thought of having this be something that could be shared with parents so that they could have easier access to helpful ideas and resources that they could use at home to work with their children.

  • Pinterest - Morgan Williams, Wed Jul 10 13:25
    I am using Pinterest. I am familiar with it and I think a strength is that it is easy to use, and a majority of people already know how to access it. I never really thought of using it as a resource... more
    • Re: Pinterest - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 14:36
      Morgan, I never thought of it as a way to give resources to my parents but like you I created a new one with that purpose! It is great that the parents can follow you to see the new things that you... more
      • Re: Pinterest - Brittany McDaniel, Wed Jul 10 23:39
        That is very true. I hear so many of my students (5th graders) talking about Pinterest and considering that many of them have phones around this age it would make them more likely to use it. Of... more
    • Re: Pinterest - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 14:17
    • Re: Pinterest - Karie Steelman, Wed Jul 10 13:40
      I do like how parents can pin things they want to try with their kids. This makes it so much easier to give parents suggestions instead of having to email them all personally or use paper to make... more
      • parents and pinterest - Myra Leonhardt, Wed Jul 10 23:14
        Yes Karie! I have had many parents who email me or verbally tell me ideas that they are getting off pinterest regarding reading! I think parents especially the younger ones pay better attention and... more
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