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Oh, How Pinteresting!

Nikole Blanchard The Dunham School Baton Rouge, La. 70810

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Your presenters 12 years

Nikole

Katy 2nd career

K-8 9-12 NBCT

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Do you use Pinterest as a resource for your classroom?

YES: 185508 NO: 188831

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Are you ready to get HOOKED?

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Fashion Monday, November 26, 12


Recipes Monday, November 26, 12


Honey Do List Monday, November 26, 12


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What is it?

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Curate Content

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Organize Ideas

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Collaborate with Others

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Allow Students to Use Pinterest

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Get an account?

• Request an invite via www.pinterest.com • Request an invite via you Facebook account • We will send you an invite ... QUICKEST WAY

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Create a new Board When your account is activated, new boards will automatically be created for you, but you can add more.! !

• Click on the Add + button located in the upper right-hand corner of your homepage. ! • Click on Create a Board. Title your board in the Board Name field. For example, Art activities . ! • Choose a Board Category so other teachers can locate your pinboards. ! • In the Who can pin field, select Just Me. For a shared account select Me + Contributors. Click the red Create Board button. !

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Adding Pins to boards There are several ways to add pins to a board:"

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In the Search field, enter what you are looking for and click the magnifying glass. For example, type web 2.0 in the search field and browse through the images that appear.!

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Or, Click Pins, Boards, or People.!

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Or, Click Pinners you follow.!

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Or, Browse Pinterest s home page and click the Repin button on the image. !

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Or, Click the Add + button located in the upper right-hand of your page. Click on Add a Pin and enter the " URL of the Web site and click on " Find Images.!

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Or, Click Add+, click on " Upload a Pin and click choose file.!


Re-arrange your boards You can alphabetize or categorize your boards.! On your home page, adjacent to the Edit Profile button is a box with arrows on the sides. Click on this box and you will see the option to Rearrange Boards. ! A check symbol will activate. Now you can click on a board and drag it to where you want it. I put my boards in alphabetical order.!

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Edit cover of a board You can assign a pin as a cover for a board.! • 

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!To change the cover of your board, hover over the current cover image and click on the edit board cover button.!

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Another window opens, allowing you to select another cover photo and drag to position it. Click on the left or right arrows to select your new cover photo and then click on the red Set Cover button.!


Follow boards or people You can choose which boards, people you are following."

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On your home page, click on the following button in the upper right-hand corner.!

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The people you are following will appear.!

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If you no longer want to follow someone, click on the Unfollow button on their pinboard page.!

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If you want to choose which boards you do or do not want to follow for this person, click on their name or photo and begin clicking unfollow on the boards you no longer wish to follow.!


Pinterest Rules DO give credit with a link to where your image was found be respectful create interesting and varied pinboards

DO NOT self-promote yourself or your business spam pin nudity or offensive images

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Questions

nikoleblanchard.blogspot.com nikole.blanchard@dunhamschool.org

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