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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Sizzlin' News | 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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soler_ml's curator insight, July 13, 2013 10:56 AM

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

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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Logos and Brand Guidelines

Logos and Brand Guidelines | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it

Pinterest’s marks include the Pinterest name, logos, graphics, and any other word, phrase, image or other designation that identifies Pinterest as the source or origin of any product or service.

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Today's article from Kim Garst shares the Pinterest changes and what they mean.

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7 Power Tips To Get Your Content Shared on Social Media

7 Power Tips To Get Your Content Shared on Social Media | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
So you've created some content and you want to get it "out there" -- you want your Facebook fans to like it, your Twitter followers to retweet it, and your Pinterest friends to repin it.
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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~Author Unknown

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How To Create Pinterest Images That People Love to Share

How To Create Pinterest Images That People Love to Share | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Would you like to create images that are re-pinned and liked by tons of people on Pinterest? Would you like to see huge amounts of traffic clicking through to your website?
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Any and all exposure helps so why not put forth your best effort and create powerful images!

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Changes to Pinterest Contest Guidelines

Changes to Pinterest Contest Guidelines | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Pinterest has changed its contest guidelines. Kim Garst shares the Do's and Don'ts of the new rules to help you make sure your contest is up to snuff.
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Pinterest has made a change that once again makes it stand out as being different from other social platforms while at the same time reinforces its original purpose: bringing out the creativity in all of us.

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10 Top Pinterest Boards | Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Top Pinterest Boards | Jeffbullas's Blog | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Social media and social networks provide the tools to express and publish your passion and market it to a global audience.If you want to see some inspiring Pinterest boards that reveal the passions of the top pinners, check out the following boards...
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Talk about Followers...these boards reflect millions, that's right, MILLIONS of followers!

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Pinterest Promotion / This Weekend's Infographic

Pinterest Promotion / This Weekend's Infographic | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Since it's relaxed Sunday, I'm sharing an infographic on how to use Pinterest as a means for business promotion. Otherwise, it's a good organisation tool for photography addicts. My pins are follow...
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Just more to add to the rapid growth of Pinterest!

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