Five follow-worthy ed-tech Pinterest boards

Five follow-worthy ed-tech Pinterest boards

Posted By Laura Devaney On August 20, 2013 @ 6:00 am In social networking,Top News | 4 Comments

As social media continues to influence how educators collaborate and teach, more educational social media sites are available to help educators use ed-tech in the best way possible. Below are five active and connected Pinterest users who have found great ed-tech resources.

Pinterest is a social pin-board, in which “pinners” organize images, which link to websites, into different boards organized by theme. Pinners can re- pin items from other pinners.

Shelly Terrell 46 boards focus on a variety of resources, including digital storytelling, presentation tools, word cloud tools, online games, graphic organizers, and collaboration tools.

Eric Sheninger Twitter Resources board includes tips for administrators and teachers alike, including using Twitter for professional development, how to help teachers overcome Twitter fears, and more. Sheninger’s other boards focus on personal learning networks, Web 2.0, and iPad apps for administrators.

Kristin Brynteson‘s ed-tech board includes pins on iPad apps, interactive learning sites, flipped learning, and collaborative and engaging educational resources.

All Things Technology, from Mary Lirette, features writing websites, free online books, and professional development videos in its more than 800 pins. Lirette’s main Pinterest board is chock full of educational resources and has more than 4,200 pins.

Erin Klein‘s EduTech Resources board offers users a multitude of ed-tech tips and tools, including a list of educational and ed-tech websites, ISTE sessions, instructions on how to integrate various apps with one another, resources on digital citizenship, and more.