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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Sizzlin' News |
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.


Scooped by Sharla Shults! Content Creation, Content Creation, | Sizzlin' News |

We’ve been thinking here at about the mobile and social revolutions and how we can help make the curation process a seamless part of your day. We think that the most interesting reading and content consumption happens during the “in between” moments these days — on the bus, during breakfast, etc — instead of during typical 9 to 5 hours, which has been the case historically.


Instapaper recently released a study of reading data collected for over 100 million articles, which shows the majority of mobile content being consumed has actually shifted to between 6 pm and 9 pm. They also released data showing that there are very specific spikes in content consumption specifically via iPhone...

Sharla Shults's insight:

Is the future of curation mobile? I don't know. I don't have an iPhone. Will I get one? Probably. Will I curate from it? I doubt it. Too much time on the Internet as is. I am looking for ways to spend more time outdoors!

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