Breanna Hooks
Re: It is!
Wed Jul 10, 2013 18:57

I understand about needing to block youtube for students, especially the older ones. I don't see how much harm can be in having Pinterest in the classroom. If there is something that would normally be blocked wouldn't the link still be blocked once they clicked it?

  • It is! - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 15:28
    It is nice that we have access to it. For a while we had free reign of it, even students could get on it but I believe they ran into some issues, especially with older kids. So, they locked us all... more
    • Re: It is! - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 18:57
      • I would think so... - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 19:41
        It would make sense that once they clicked on the link for the site that it would not come up. That would also be a problem with Pinterest in the classroom in general though. I'd guess you'd have to... more
        • Re: I would think so... - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 21:28
          Oh my!!! I'm guilty of just skimming discovery Ed clips or listening to them in the background while doing something else but I haven't used YouTube, mainly because I know it's blocked. I know a lot... more
          • Discovery Ed... - lohrmk, Thu Jul 11 00:09
            You have to watch Discovery Ed too. I was showing the students a video on the Lost Colony and there was a picture (one of John White's drawings) that shows the breast of a native woman. I hadn't... more
            • Re: Discovery Ed... - Breanna Hooks, Thu Jul 11 07:23
              Thanks for the advice, I definitely will now!
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