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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | 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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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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ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web

ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it

Get definitions with just a click. Identify SAT/ACT vocabulary words on any page. Our free bookmarklet makes it easy to improve your vocabulary while you surf the web!


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CarolineBiro's curator insight, February 27, 2013 3:16 AM

Une bonne idée!

nicolaperry's curator insight, February 28, 2013 2:53 AM

This could be a useful tool to help you improve your vocabulary

M. Van Amelsvoort's curator insight, February 28, 2013 6:34 PM

Very nice for SAT/academic vocabulary. Good for  high level EFL students.

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5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 8, 2013 7:22 AM

Explore this tool to screate your own infographics

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:21 AM

List of infographic tools to chose from.

Karen Johnson's curator insight, March 5, 2014 8:46 AM

Have you used an infographic before?  Here is an opportunity for you to try creating one yourself.  They can be quite good starter points for discussions.

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11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy

11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy | Literacy Using Web 2.0 | Scoop.it
Any educator who wants to take advantage of the benefits video can have in the classroom needs to create and implement a video strategy.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/09/11-reasons-every-educator-needs-video-strategy/

 


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