Most Popular Pins of the Year

I recently learned that WordPress users can embed their Pinterest boards into a blog post. However, I have been unsuccessful so far in getting this to work. We’ll have to settle for the screenshots of the boards plus the link. (And really, how many social media tools do I need?)  I use Pinterest because my staff also uses it to discover teaching and learning ideas. When in Rome…

Over the 2012-2013 school year, I created a pin board per month. On each board, I saved articles and posts that I thought we might find relevant, informative, and useful. Now that I am away from the office for a while, I went back through each board to see what pins were most popular. These pins were then repinned onto a new board, Most Popular Pins of the Year, which you can see below and access by clicking here.

popular pins of the year

I also have created a board for June, July, and August. It is appropriately titled, “Summer Learning, Had Me a Blast”. Whether or not you are a fan of Grease, I think it is a nice compilation of learning resources I have discovered during the summer months. Click here to check it out.

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Author: Matt Renwick

Matt Renwick is an 18-year public educator who began as a 5th and 6th-grade teacher in Rudolph, WI. He now serves as an elementary principal for the Mineral Point Unified School District ( Matt also teaches online graduate courses in curriculum design and instructional leadership for the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He tweets @ReadByExample and writes for ASCD ( and Lead Literacy (

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