Pinterest is a fast growing, new form of social media described as a “virtual pinboard to organize and share the things you love”. Pinterest users create virtual pinboards to organize ideas, share websites, photos, videos and other content found online.  It is one in a long list of web curation and collection tools that offer a way to collect, organization and display information in a visual format. Users can follow each other and offer “pin” suggestions and comments.

Check out this blog post describing some ways Pinterest can be used in education.  Can you think of others?

Five Reasons Teachers Should Use Pinterest


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