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5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out

5 Pinterest-like education sites worth trying out | Digital Speak | 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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How to avoid information overload

How to avoid information overload | Digital Speak | Scoop.it

Maria Popova, editor of Brain Pickings, says we desperately need skilled knowledge curators to offset the risk of information overload.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 23, 2013 12:52 PM

This is an interesting article in large part, because it references thinking that is over 50 years old. The problem is not a new one. What is new is the new scale of information and the lack of voice saying we have to find a a way to come to terms with it.