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Lindsay Aaron
Re: Pinterest
Wed Jul 10, 2013 15:32
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It is always nice to work with something that you are familiar with. It is also great to think about the parents and teachers and their access with the program. Pinterest is probably one of the better known programs by parents. I liked reading your point about the argument that it is a feminine site. I too agree that I only see mainly women using the site. I am sure there are sites that tend to draw in certain sexes. I think too with elementary education being a dominate profession for women, pinterest is probably used more with teachers than any other site. I think your boards are great! I wouldn't get too many at first, to introduce the idea with students and parents!

  • Pinterest - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 15:18
    Like many of you I also chose to do my assignment with Pinterest. What I like about pinterest is that I am familiar with it and so are many of the parents and other teachers in my school. I feel like ... more
    • Re: Pinterest - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 10 15:32
      • Thanks! - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 15:41
        That detail kind of stuck with me for some reason. I guess it was because it had never occurred to me before. Then I thought about it and realized that I did see a lot of females on it and that I... more
        • Re: Thanks! - Anonymous, Wed Jul 10 18:17
          Yes, I know what you mean. Many teenagers like to distance theirselves from popular times of media due to the access adults may have to the programs. I think I will look into ScoopIt! I have seen... more
          • RE: RE: Thanks! - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 19:34
            I also had read about it not being very user-friendly. I do plan on checking it out and using it. Even Pinterest was kind of confusing to me at first but once I got the hang of it, it was a lot... more
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