Pinterest for Educators
View the infographic 16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest

Make a separate account for education use – keep your personal account separate

What is Pinterest?

How can an educator use Pinterest?
Lesson Planning
Crafts/Art Creations

Find Other Educators
Share Resources

Make Boards
Content Area
Student Specific

Classroom Bookmarks
Student Games
Each Student Has his/her Own Board

Who to follow?

Corporate Sector
Pearson (great collection of infographics)


Find people by:
Content Area
Topic Area

Pinterest note: you must have a Facebook account to use Pinterest

People to Follow:

Tina Wahlert

Stephanie Pudlowski

Michelle Lundy

Education World

Amanda Plum

Erica Bohrer

Hope King

Boards: Classroom Behavior Ideas, Classroom Decor, Teaching Math, etc.

Why We Love Her: Amanda’s pins aren’t just bright, colorful and exciting; she also annotates them with descriptions or her reasons for pinning them. Her picks can definitely help you create an engaging classroom.

Rachel Friedwich

Boards: Substitute Teaching Ideas, Character Teaching Ideas, Anchor Chart Ideas, etc.

Why We Love Her: With 65 boards and more than 2,000 pins, Rachel is a highly organized pinner whose work really digs deep. There’s so many great ideas within her boards that we can’t help but wait excitedly for her next pin.

Charity Preston

Boards: Character Building, Bullying Resources, Leap Year, etc.

Why We Love Her: Charity Preston, a "rock-star" educator in the online realm, blogs for the Education World Community and also runs the Primary Grades group. She has more than 4,000 pins on 61 boards covering everything from special days (National Punctuation Day, anyone?) to Classroom Freebies. Her pins are thoughtful and always useful.

Melissa Alonzo-Dillard

Boards: Dr. Seuss, Classroom Themes, Smartboards, etc.

Why We Love Her: Melissa has collected nearly 7,000 pins, well organized on more than 80 boards. It’s easy to dig through and find dozens of fabulous ideas. And her Dr. Seuss content? Love it!

Rockabye Butterfly

Boards: Human Body Study, Sensory Activities for Kids, Math Play, etc.

Why We Love Her: Rockabye Butterfly is a homeschooling mom whose Pinterest collection runs the gamut from core subjects to specialized interests. Her pins are perfect for any educator of early childhood, preschool and primary-grade students.