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Pinterest – Who are you following?

12 Feb

Hi everyone,

I am hooked on Pinterest!  I don’t even look at it unless I have more than a half hour uninterrupted (how often does that happen??).  I think it is a great place to curate (the buzz word for sites you collect other sites on) because images are so much easier to remember.  A list of links doesn’t jog the memory as well.  The simplicity doesn’t hurt either.  Make sure you have the “Pin it” button, it is so very useful.

I am following some great people.  You can see who they are by clicking on “Following” on my page.  If you are following some great World Language teachers, I would love to know who they are.  I also have an interest in pinners who pin about History and using technology in the classroom.

I haven’t checked it out much but there is a similar site to Pinterest called EdShelf.  It looks promising too.  

Here are some other links that may be helpful to you relating to Pinterest:

How to save a copy of your Pinterest boards as a pdf

Larry Ferlazzo’s Pinterest compilation

16 Ways Educators can use Pinterest infographic

37 ways teachers should use Pinterest

Your Guide to Pinterest free eBook download

Are you using Pinterest with your students?  Please share how!

¡Gracias!  Penny

My Spanish classroom set up

30 Jul

My first big decision (though an easy one) was to get rid of my desk.  I NEVER sit there and the students always want to sit there.  Problem solved.  My computer will be at a table.  I can sit at that table to check papers, plan activities, etc. Now that whole corner is more space in my room!

My brother-in-law is making me a shelf where I can put all of my supplies that used to be in my desk similar to this one:

I also have several other storage ideas, mostly thanks to Pinterest:

5 Gallon buckets that are also moveable seats

One of those “mechanics” organizers

File folders duct taped together.

There are a lot more shelves, containers, and classroom ideas at my Pinterest page.  Not a ton, because I am just getting started with Pinterest.  It sure is fascinating and addicting!

As I mentioned in a previous blog, one of my bulletin boards will probably be a place for review by students.  My white board is very large, so I envision sectioning off a part of it with a border and using it for agenda type info.

This week I am at a Great Expectations workshop, then my husband and I go on vacation.  I imagine soon after that I will be spending hours a day in my classroom setting it up.

I would love to hear your ideas or see pictures of your classrooms.

Gracias, Penny

25 Important Pinterest Tips for Your Career | OEDb

28 Jun

25 Important Pinterest Tips for Your Career | OEDb.

Great ideas for using Pinterest as a portfolio, resume, etc….

May be some work, but quite impressive finished product!

16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest | Online Universities

17 Apr

16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest | Online Universities.

 

Great infographic!

Visual and Audio Vocab with Pinterest | Classroom Techknowledgey

12 Apr

Visual and Audio Vocab with Pinterest | Classroom Techknowledgey.

 

Using Pinterest to make presenting vocabulary more efficient and engaging.

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