Using Pinterest for Education However Pinterest can also be a great tool for use in education. It is great for organising vast quantities of information and brainstorming ideas. The visual nature of Pinterest makes it particularly suited to engaging learners. You can use it to: Compile content, including educational video Organise and store ideas Connect and comment on students’ work Make connections Create group projects: community boards
Aug 30, 2012 - 8:42AM PT ~ Learnist – a ‘Pinterest for Education’ – releases apps for iPhone, iPad • "Learnist – a Pinterest-like social learning platform from ed-tech company Grockit, launched in May to let teachers and students of all kinds can create 'learn boards' for everything from 8th grade English standards to data visualization to punk music. On Thursday, the company is announcing that it is rolling out apps for the iPhone and iPad." • by Ki Mae Heussner
86 Productivity Tricks, Tips, and Apps by Vicki Davis a full time teacher, Blogger, Tweeter, Tumblr, Facebook-er, and passionate advocate for inspiring and informing teachers, parents, and professionals about how to reach this generation of learners.