A Picture Paints A Thousand Words – Part 2

Here’s part 2 of A Picture Paints A Thousand Words, another great picture driven site called Pinterest. You may have already seen Emerald’s recent post ““Push button social curation is this leading to our dumbing down or were we heading this way already or other”” mentioned about Pinterest. It is a Virtual Pinboard that allows you to organize all the online stuff that you may want to collect and share with others.It is interesting to just browse and discover the kind of things people collect and share online (sometimes too trivial, I must say) but there is no doubt that this is a website that is getting increasing traction in the social media world. And marry it to infographics and video, it is definitely a “Place to watch” for it is beginning to crouch into the academic space.  Just do a search on some of the more academic terms and you can see how the individual creativity and innovative minds are already sprouting its roots. Here’s a short list to start:
Good reads or Recommended reading or Recommended reads [Pinterest can certainly do with some help from librarians on authority control here :-)]
Classroom ideas
Libarians are ready! Are you? [Infographics]
A video on Power Read Programme for kids
Literacy
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So, if you are ever in one of those moments where you need a breakout or are in need of some new inspirations, Pinterest may be a good place to start.

About Rica

Director, Civica Library & Learning ... got teleported from the academic library space to the commercial library space in 2005 ...
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