An increasing number of schools are interested in including ThingLink and the new 360 photo editor for VR in their toolkits. This is an exciting time for us and we recognize the need to build a very strong and talented team of experts who can help us grow. We are excited to announce the new ThingLink Certified Educators Program. If you love ThingLink and would like to be part of this team, we invite you to complete the 3 step process.
I'm excited to be facilitating a Simple K-12 webinar designed to help educators learn to Create an Interactive Map Project. This is part of a full-day of webinars dedicated to introducing Tools for Student Projects. I hope you can join us on Tuesday, July 19th.
Some participants in the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge have successfully completed the first activity, Design Your Digital Self. Meet the educators who are leading the way and connect with them. The map will be updated as participants turn in their interactive avatars.
ThingLink made a big splash at ISTE2016 with interactive 360/VR lessons. Educators were excited to discover the powerful possibilities of using the sleek new tool to design learning experiences on top of breathtaking 360 images. Many thanks to Naomi Harm and Dell for inviting us to display our images on the gorgeous, new 70 inch LED touch display! Everyone loved exploring the 360/VR lesson on London, above. Explore the lesson in full-screen mode for the best experience. description
Every image has a story. Learn how authors of all ages can tell deeper stories with multimedia rich interactive images and 360/VR images. Explore a variety of examples and get resources to create powerful stories that engage students like never before and appeal to the diverse needs of all learners.
Would you like your students to explore Mars, visit historic places, or dive deep into the ocean? Great news! The ThingLink Summer VR Challenge will provide educators with the tools, knowledge and support you need to create interactive 360/VR lessons that are will engage students like never before!
I'm very excited to be presenting a few sessions at the Superior Tech 4 Teachers Conference in Clearwater Beach Florida next week! I hope to connect with educators looking for ways to leverage the power of tech for learning!
We are pleased to offer our second ThingLink VR Bootcamp in North Sutton, New Hampshire! This event is open to all educators in the area and it will take place on Friday, November 4th, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Please join me and Simple K-12 on Thursday, August 18th at 4:00 pm EDT for a webinar designed to help teachers learn to Create Interactive Multimedia Graphics for Teaching & Learning. We will take a look at some student-centered learning projects that are designed to engage all learners through the use of rich media. We'll explore ways to take advantage of integrated 3rd party tools, like Google Apps, to drive the learning and assess student learning. Learn more and sign up on Simple K-12.
Throughout the summer, teachers have been busy piloting the use of ThingLink 360/VR to explore great ways to use our newest tool in the classroom. We’re excited about the possibilities that exist for engaging students in learning like never before. To celebrate, we’re having a Back2School sale! Please consider 5 reasons to go back-to-school with ThingLink this fall.
I'm excited to be facilitating a Simple K-12 webinar designed to help educators learn to Create an Interactive Map Project. This is part of a full-day of webinars dedicated to introducing Tools for Student Projects. I hope you can join us on Tuesday, July 19th.scription
Welcome to the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge! Week 1: Tag it!
We will use the 360 map below to follow the steps to complete week 1 of the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge. When you are ready to navigate through the 360 image, click the symbol in the upper right corner to view full screen, then follow the numbers. Follow the steps through the numbered icons on the 360 image or use the overview of steps beneath the 360 map!
Would you like to help us build a 360/VR interactive tour of the Smithsonian at ISTE? You're invited to stop by the Dell Learning Lounge, located near the Blogger's Cafe to try ThingLink's newest tool.
The ThingLink Summer VR Challenge for coaches, teachers and students will provide opportunities for participants at all levels to work together to explore and create interactive 360/VR activities for teaching and learning. This challenge is free, self-paced and designed to help teachers successfully embrace the powerful possibilities of the 360/VR Editor. We invite educators from across the globe to participate!
Here are 3 reasons to take the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge.
Learn to embrace e-portfolios to empower students as stakeholders in their own learning. Explore apps that seamlessly support the three-step e-portfolio process to ensure successful implementation and management. Discover powerful ways students can create collections of artifacts to document learning as they engage in self-reflection and goal setting.scription
In less than 2 weeks we will officially be kicking off the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge! This free, online, self-paced professional development experience will provide opportunities for educators at all levels to work together to explore and create interactive 360/VR activities for teaching and learning. This Pilot with Pedagogy is designed to help educators successfully embrace the powerful possibilities of the 360/VR Editor. We invite you to participate in this online learning experience.
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