Breanna Hooks
Re: Pinterest
Wed Jul 10, 2013 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 post. Another thing that I like is that a lot of people (moms!) have Pinterest on their phones so they have quick access to it. My students often would tell me how they use apps on their parents phones while they are out doing things or traveling. If they have easy access to your posts it might make them more likely to use them.

  • 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
      • 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
      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... more
    • 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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