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Imagine the ability to collect ideas, lesson plans, activity resources, educational links and news on a simple web-based platform.  Curating all these resources easily in boards that you created and titled according to a file system that fits exactly the way you organize.  Welcome to Pinterest for Teachers. A course that is designed to give you the freedom to search for exactly what you want to learn.  To connect with others who teach the same grades or subjects and you curate at a pace that fits your individualized needs.  

Pinterest for Teachers thoughtfully introduces Pinterest as an effective technology tool that enhances student learning.  This course will apply the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS), the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), and the Common Core State Standards within the individual lessons plans and projects assigned for course completion.  NOTE: Required materials must be purchased separately. 

After completing this course, you will possess a refined set of tools like creating your own Pinterest graphic to post, reading selected chapters from Dr. Betty Garner’s research and how adding Pinterest applications to your lesson plans can help struggling students.  Most importantly, you will recognize and appreciate your own ability to select, curate, and organize pins that are important to you and your professional development.  Join up with like-minded educators and after you take this course, your improved Pinterest account will be ready for you to grab a lesson plan in a moment’s notice.  

 NOTE: Required materials must be purchased separately.