42 – Pinterest

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Pinterest is a visual bookmarking site focused on saving images together with links to resources.

Website: pinterest.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Rankings in the previous surveys: 

2021: 100 2020: 48 2019: 31 2018: 29 2017: 27 2016: 29 2015: 13 2014: 14
2013: 22 2012: 36 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Pinterest in 2022

“To pin important readings and help organise information” Effrosini Kountiou, Head of L&D, Greece

Previous comments on Pinterest

“With it, I find ideas for teaching and arranging the classroom. It also serves as a source of inspiration for me to decorate my own home” Ana-Marija Korent, History teacher, Croatia, 2021

“The best way to find visual content” Ekaterina Leybova, Professor, Russia, 2020

“delivers inspiration and ideas” Managing Partner, Germany, 2020

“Easy to use, visual, gives a quick flavor on the topic” Manager, Sweden, 2019

“Good visual pin board to curate resources” Principal Lecturer, UK, 2019

Quick Guide to Pinterest

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Pinterest for teaching, training, learning and development.

For individuals Pinterest is a valuable curation tool. It  lets you pin images from the web, which link back to the sites they are from. Pinterest Boards have been set up on all kinds of topics, as well as for business brands and educational use. You don’t need a Pinterest account to view Boards, but you will need one if you want to comment on a pin, or follow a board, as well as set up your own Board.

In the workplace Pinterest is not as popular, but there is potential for its use

In education Pinterest is more popular. In particular as a tool in the classroom to make lessons more interactive. It be used to share ideas and lesson resources in a more visually appealing way.

Further resources


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