Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that people use to collect ideas for their different projects and interests. People create and share collections (called “boards”) of visual bookmarks (called “Pins”) that they use to do things like plan trips and projects, organize events or save articles and recipes.
Yep, I totally copied and pasted that definition from Wikipedia. The longer I research theatre units for class, the more interesting sites I find and hope I can remember. But how to keep track of them all? And since I am always trolling google images, where am I going to put all the ones I love in case I can’t remember the exact search term?
Enter Pinterest. Sure, it’s been around for a while, yet it’s still new info to some of my students. So we did a quick lesson about how to use by actually using it. So we created accounts. And we made sure that our usernames didn’t have our full names in them, because, hey, there’s enough info out there about what we like/hate, so let’s keep that creepy stalker guy at bay as long as we can.
Here’s what we had to do:
Tell us how you use Pinterest.
Of course it was a class assignment, I get that. But how can/do you use Pinterest for your own interests? Provide a link to your favorite board and two sentences why it’s so darn nifty.