pinterest is a unique pinboard style photo and content sharing platform that allow user to “pin” images, videos and other media to their virtual pinboard.
User can organize and share their interest and ideals to their theme based virtual pinboard via the simple act of pinning.
You can share your Pinned collection to your friends, colleagues and groups of followers so they can also “re-pin it” your collection to their virtual pinboard and spread the info further, all at the speed of a click.
It’s a useful platform for academicians and educators to organize Ideas, Curate Content, collaborate with other on your content and allow students to use Pinterest for aggregate ideas and sources for classroom projects and promote student work online.
Here is Nice Infographic created by onlineuniversities.com that show you the 16 useful different ways for Educators to use Pinterest for collect, organize, collaborate and encourage active learning amongst students.