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Content curation as personal knowledge management - finding, gathering and organizing content with a critical perspective.
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15 Colleges Using Pinterest as Educational Media - Online Universities.com

15 Colleges Using Pinterest as Educational Media - Online Universities.com | Content Curation for Online Education | Scoop.it
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An image is a powerful way to convey an idea, that’s why services like Pinterest are getting a lot of attention, which implies it is meaningful to its users.

 

Curation tools like Pinterest can be used as educational tools al all levels. In some colleges and universities Pinterest is brought into the classroom, or used to offer boards focused on academic resources at the school.

 

Online Universities lists a few of the schools that are leading the way using Pinterest as a great social media tool for higher education.

 

 

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Tom George's comment, December 11, 2012 2:49 PM
Great Paula, thanks for sharing this today!
Jesse Soininen's curator insight, December 11, 2012 9:54 PM

Tools of the "trade" are changing

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37 Ways Teachers Should Use Pinterest

37 Ways Teachers Should Use Pinterest | Content Curation for Online Education | Scoop.it

It's 37 ways teachers should use pinterest - a lot of reasons to sign up and start a different approach to teaching and learning.

 

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The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom

The Role of Pinterest Inside & Outside The Classroom | Content Curation for Online Education | Scoop.it

An infographic showing the ways educators and educational institutions are using Pinterest inside and outside the classroom.

 


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toolbox's curator insight, December 11, 2012 7:54 AM


This type of infographic does a very good job giving the big picture on the subject. It makes a good first step before delving more deeply into possibilities.


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Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education | Content Curation for Online Education | Scoop.it

Outline of this useful and thorough guide:

 

1 -What is Pinterest
2- How does Pinteres work ?
3- Pinterest Tips
4- Some suggestions on teachers can use Pinterest
5- Pinterest for professional development
6- Some prominent educational Pinner to follow
7 Pinterest tutorials
8- Webliography ( links for further reading )

 

It includes the presentation "The ultimate guide... to Pinterest" by Michael Litman (http://www.slideshare.net/litmanlive/the-ultimate-guide-to-pinterest-11613788)

 

Photo available at: http://www.searchenginepeople.com/blog/pinterest-link-value.html


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