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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
All of these sites focus on learning and curation, but could one of them really be the "Pinterest of education"?

 

As one of the fastest-growing social networks, Pinterest's popularity can be attributed to its ease of use and vibrant Pinboards. Recently, a number of similar social curation sites developed specifically for students and teachers have popped up, emulating Pinterest in key ways while focusing on learning. In some cases, they have even made improvements.

 

Here are five such sites that could be contenders for the title "Pinterest of Education"

 


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I haven't been through all the sites yet, but feel like I just found a treasure trove! 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 12, 2013 2:49 PM

 

I am feeling honored as they took a screenshot of my curation!

 

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 14, 2013 8:37 AM

Scoop-It makes it into the TOP 5.  Great Job!!

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 17, 2013 4:24 PM

There are several good sites here and they can be used in different ways.

 

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Great Teachers Don't Teach

Great Teachers Don't Teach | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, "What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?" I read quite a few excellent remarks that describe what such a teacher does to be effective.
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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
All of these sites focus on learning and curation, but could one of them really be the "Pinterest of education"?

 

As one of the fastest-growing social networks, Pinterest's popularity can be attributed to its ease of use and vibrant Pinboards. Recently, a number of similar social curation sites developed specifically for students and teachers have popped up, emulating Pinterest in key ways while focusing on learning. In some cases, they have even made improvements.

 

Here are five such sites that could be contenders for the title "Pinterest of Education"

 


Via Gust MEES
soler_ml's insight:

I haven't been through all the sites yet, but feel like I just found a treasure trove! 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 12, 2013 2:49 PM

 

I am feeling honored as they took a screenshot of my curation!

 

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 14, 2013 8:37 AM

Scoop-It makes it into the TOP 5.  Great Job!!

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 17, 2013 4:24 PM

There are several good sites here and they can be used in different ways.

 

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The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
We've combed through thousands of resources to offer you our first official guide to flipped classrooms. It's a curated list just for you.

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great infographic on flipped classrooms

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Eric Mazur on new interactive teaching techniques | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2012

Eric Mazur on new interactive teaching techniques | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2012 | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Active learning may overthrow the style of teaching that has ruled universities for 600 years.

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How NOT to Teach Online: A Story in Two Parts | Online Learning ...

How NOT to Teach Online: A Story in Two Parts | Online Learning ... | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
by Bonnie Stewart · Follow @bonstewart. Here's a little secret: when I started teaching people how to teach online, I had no clue what I was doing. It was 1998. I was a graduate student, without extensive computer skills or ...
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Artists and Scientists: More Alike than Different - Yahoo! News

Artists and Scientists: More Alike than Different - Yahoo! News | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Not sure about the artist's work evolving from emotion comment, but yes! Quick read about the need to talk about STEAM vs STEM. 

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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Infographic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Infographic | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.

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another good infographic re: teaching and learning

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Hein Holthuizen's curator insight, July 15, 2013 6:20 AM

a few years of study in 1 sheet ;-)

Maru Gutierrez's curator insight, September 27, 2013 5:47 AM

A great tool!

Miguel Angel Gutierrez Andrade's curator insight, December 6, 2013 12:26 PM
Muy interesante presentación, sobre los enfoques de las teorías de aprendizaje.
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Teaching with Clickers: How, for What, and with What Mind-Set ...

Teaching with Clickers: How, for What, and with What Mind-Set ... | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Again, I'm here blogging from the AAPT. Ian Beatty gave a particularly lovely talk on clickers today, a very nice example of presentation zen at its finest. I think he had perhaps 3 main points and 10 main visuals for.

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Soon Ian Beatty will be working with the FTLC to incorporate Just in Time Teaching with technology-enhanced classrooms at UNCG! Great news Ian!

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The pedagogy leaders project: how our staff drive teaching and learning

The pedagogy leaders project: how our staff drive teaching and learning | Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Canons High appointed a team of pedagogy leaders to spread good teaching practice throughout school.
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