A Teacher’s Guide to Pinterest

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A Teacher’s Guide to Pinterest      

1 Hour

This is a non-CEU Course.  ** DEL MERIT Approved STARS ** 

Tuition: $9.50

Mobile Devices: This course MAY be mobile friendly. However, because every device is different, we are unable to guarantee compatibility.  Our student support staff is unable to provide technical support when students are attempting to use an iPad, tablet or cell phone to complete an online course. Use of an iPad, tablet, or cell phone is at your own risk. 

Washington STARS credit: Program Planning and Development (1 hour)

CDA Content Area: Effective Program Operation (1 hour)

Training Delivery Method:  Online

Content Focus Group:  

  • Infant
  • Toddler
  • Preschool
  • School-Age

Training Type: Annual Continuing Education Training

Training Level: 2

Training Language(s): English

Description:  (1 hour) Online Self-Paced – Open Enrollment * Pinterest has quickly become one of the fastest growing social network sites and is a favorite resource among many teachers. This course provides educators with an introduction on how to operate the Pinterest website, organize their account, and use it as a tool to help create lesson plans. It also discusses ways to be time efficient and avoid common pitfalls when operating the site.


  • After completing this course, students will be able to create a Pinterest account
  • Students will describe 3 ways educators can use Pinterest in the classroom
  • Students will list ways they can better organize and use their Pinterest account
  • Students will describe the difference between process and product-oriented art


 Currently Enrolled Students *


2) Student enrollments are activated between 8 am and 9 pm PST, 7 days a week. It can take up to 30 minutes after enrollment for your courses to become active for access. However, in most cases it is within 5 minutes.

3) Enrollments submitted between 9 pm and 8 am (during the night) will be processed by 8:30 am the next morning.

4) Check your email for instructions to start the training. You will receive an email with the word PASSWORD in the subject line. Click on the link in the email, and use the log-in credential provided to access the course.

5) Attention Mobile Device Users! This training is not tested on mobile devices or designed to be used on a mobile device. We are unable to provide technical support if you are attempting to use a mobile device (cell phone, tablet, or any other device other than a computer). And though many students may find that they are able to use their mobile device to complete the course, this training was developed to be done on a computer. Use of a mobile device is at your own risk.

6) This course uses multi-media video presentations. You will be required to view videos on your computer or mobile device in order to complete this course. Some students may find that they need to download Shockwave, Flash player or Java to view videos.

7) Some students may find that they have to update their internet browser, or Java, in order to log into the course, this is most often the case when trying to use Internet Explorer. We recommend Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for the best results. Our student support staff is happy to assist students with troubleshooting should you encounter technical issues, and will provide common suggestions for solving problems that occur when normal browser maintenance or application updates need to occur.

8) Cancellations and refunds requested within 72 hours after enrollment are available for courses/programs that have NOT been accessed. Refunds and Cancellations will be charged a 20% cancellation fee.

9) Once you log in and start a course, a refund is not available. After 72 hours, the payment credit can be transferred to a different training or to a new student if the training was not started by the original student for up to 30 days after enrollment.

10) Refunds are not available after 72 hours.

11) Refunds are not available for courses/programs that have been started.

12) Washington students must submit an evaluation form with a valid STARS ID number upon completion of the course and a certificate will be emailed to you. Certificates are prepared throughout the day, 7 days a week.

13) Completed courses are recorded in MERIT Monday through Friday, throughout the day continuously, between 8 am and 3 PM. If you complete your training in the evening or over the weekend, it will be recorded on the next business day during those hours.

14) During the last two weeks of December, expect longer processing times for enrollment and certificates due to the high volume enrollments and completed trainings during the year end rush. We recommend enrolling and completing your training prior to the end of December whenever possible.

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  • 5
    Great resource

    Posted by Sarah on 15th Feb 2016

    I liked the user friendly information, step-by-step instructions. I like the you tube video tutorial.

  • 5
    The information was all helpful

    Posted by Jeanne on 12th Feb 2016

    The information was all helpful, but I especially appreciated the organizing suggestions for my boards, and the info on making good selections.

  • 5
    I liked doing this training.

    Posted by Kasturi on 12th Feb 2016

    I liked all the informations that I got in this training .I didn't have much idea about pinterest so this was a useful course for me which I can apply for my childcare center.

  • 4
    Easy to understand

    Posted by Brylee on 10th Feb 2016

    I loved learning about different way to search for new activities

  • 5
    Practicle Information

    Posted by Katherine on 29th Nov 2015

    It was helpful to have specific instructions for how to use Pinterest, since I haven't done much experimenting with it. I also like the tips for organizing your ideas. I can see how that's really useful, practical information I can put to use.

  • 5
    Liked the video.

    Posted by Breanna on 29th Nov 2015

    The video's help put the descriptions into a place where you can see what they are actually talking about.

  • 5
    very informative

    Posted by Helen on 29th Nov 2015

    The video training was very informative. I am very excited to use my new knowledge of Pinterest.

  • 3

    Posted by Unknown on 2nd Sep 2015

    good but I am a little slow picking it up since I am not an experienced computer user and I am not familiar with Pinterest I would have liked to keep info to review.