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A collection of free and user-friendly tools for creating multimedia projects
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners Blog

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View the CoolTools Blog, a regularly updated source of ideas for efficient and effective technology integration

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Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink

Celebrate Holiday Traditions with ThingLink | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
 

If you're looking for engaging ways to include some holiday fun into your teaching before winter break, you might want to choose ThingLink as a platform for sharing resources. ThingLink allows educators to pack a lot of multimedia content into a very small space, providing opportunities for teachers to present students with a treasure trove of differentiated resources to meet diverse learning styles.

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ThingLink Expert Educator Roundup

ThingLink Expert Educator Roundup | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Do you LOVE ThingLink? Are you a talented educator who inspires others? Are you a connected educator who is energized by the possibilities that exist for transforming teaching and learning with Thinglink? If so, we invite you to learn more about becoming a ThingLink Expert Educator.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Join Our Live Event on October 28th

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Join Our Live Event on October 28th | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

I am excited to have the opportunity to connect live and worldwide with talented EdTech SuperStars during the next ThingLink Interactive Image Slam. Join me and guest experts Richard Byrne and Shelly Sanchez Terrell to explore some interactive images. We will learn about the powerful ways these amazing educators use ThingLink to transform teaching and learning during this informal webinar.

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A Free Webinar to Share Tips & Tricks | ThingLink Blog

A Free Webinar to Share Tips & Tricks | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

ThingLink EDU is has many features to help teachers efficiently manage a safe and secure ThingLink powered online learning environment. Google Drive is an  efficient tool for organizing and managing  the workflow in a ThingLink powered classroom. Together these two tools are unbeatable for managing a multi media rich learning environment.


Free Webinars:

9/9/14 at 8:00 PM EDT

9/11/14 at 7:00 PM EDT


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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Share and Inspire Through ThingLink Interactive Image Slams

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Share and Inspire Through ThingLink Interactive Image Slams | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Talented members of our rapidly growing ThingLink Education Community have discovered ways to leverage the power of ThingLink for a variety of innovative uses across all content areas and grade levels. ThingLink Interactive Image Slams are informal webinars designed to provide educators with a opportunities to share creative ways to transform teaching and learning with ThingLink. 
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: ThingLink Educators Featured on Huffington Post

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: ThingLink Educators Featured on Huffington Post | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Padlet Mini - Quickly Collect & Curate Content

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Padlet Mini - Quickly Collect & Curate Content | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Padlet Mini is a handy new toolbar extension for Chrome and Safari that's designed to help users collect and curate web content in a couple of clicks. Bookmarking with Padlet mini couldn't be easier.

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EdTech You Should Know

EdTech You Should Know | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

EdTech You Should Know is a new show in the Instructional Tech Talk network of podcasts created and facilitated by innovative educator Jeff Herb. The show features one educational technology tool per episode that is worth knowing about. The episodes are less than 10 minutes and they are designed to offer educators a taste of the great EdTech that's out there. 


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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Transforming Teaching & Learning with ThingLink

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The experience of bringing together a group of teachers through a common learning goal this summer has has been amazing. Now nearing the end of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge Week 7, participants are creating interactive images and self-publishing them all over the world wide web. 

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Love ThingLink on an iPad or in a Browser

Love ThingLink on an iPad or in a Browser | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Earlier today I was asked about how we added the cool star nubbins in our Earth Day ThingLink, so I wanted to share some tips. ThingLink can be an awesome classroom creation resource. It’s iPad app and web browser version are both awesome! They do have some differences though, so let me share a few tips for creating & curating with …
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, July 18, 2:23 AM

ThingLink! This web-based app (now with an iOS version) is really, really interesting - basically, you can turn images into interactive content and share them with whoever you would like. It is like a non-linear, totally visual exploration of content. Great to do with infographics too. This link has ideas on how to make the most of ThingLink on an iPad and online. 

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ThingLink Unplugged to Extend Classroom Walls | ThingLink Blog

ThingLink Unplugged to Extend Classroom Walls | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is supported across platforms. This flexibility provides teachers and students with a variety of options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls. The recent addition of the Android app, along with the existing iOS app and web based platform, completes the full circle of possibilities for creating and learning with interactive images.


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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Connecting with Some Amazing Educators

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Connecting with Some Amazing Educators | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

I am truly enjoying facilitating the ThingLink Teacher Challenge this summer because it has allowed me to connect with some amazing educators. We are all learning, creating and sharing together. 

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6 Amazing App Smash Examples to Inspire Creativity

6 Amazing App Smash Examples to Inspire Creativity | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Many members of the ThingLink EDU community submitted ThingLink powered App Smashes to our App Smash Channel and severalThingLink Expert Educators shared their expertise through one of three webinars we offered. In case you missed it, here are resources from our culminating App Smash webinar. Be sure to watch the archived webinar found at the bottom of this post to listen to our Expert Educators describe their amazing AppSmashes.    

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13 Resources for AppSmashing with ThingLink

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The iPad is a popular tool in classrooms today, but many apps are limited in functionality. As teachers become more comfortable with technology use they can begin to invent new ways to use the devices for learning. AppSmashing, or combining the functionality of two or more apps to create, publish and share content is a great way to make iPads help us meet our teaching and learning goals.

Please explore this collection of AppSmash Activities created by talented members of the ThingLink EDU community to discover new ways to combine the best features of favorite apps and facilitate student driven learning experiences through creativity, sharing and publishing. We hope you will explore, learn, and try some of these AppSmashing ideas yourself.
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Take the ThingLink App Smash Challenge | ThingLink Blog

Take the ThingLink App Smash Challenge | ThingLink Blog | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Today are pleased to launch the ThingLink App Smash Challenge! #TLAppSmash. This mini version of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge #TLChallenge is designed to inspire, build excitement, share ideas and learn. Most importantly, it is designed to fit within a  busy teacher’s schedule during the month of November.

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Using ThingLink for Powerful Professional Development

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Free Webinar:: Using ThingLink for Powerful Professional Development

Tuesday, September 23rd8:00 PM EDT. My toolkit is filled with interactive graphics I've created and packed with resources. I use these to successfully jump start the learning of busy educators in places near and far. I frequently update and adapt the resources in my toolkit. They grow with me. Can't make the live broadcast? Sign up to receive the archived video. 
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Webinar Preview - Using Slides to Construct Knowledge

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Webinar Preview - Using Slides to Construct Knowledge | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

I am a big fan of using Google Docs Slides as a tool to construct knowledge. Built in functionality provides students with opportunities to engage in research, credit sources and work collaboratively to create and demonstrate learning.

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ThingLink EDU September Webinar Series

ThingLink EDU September Webinar Series | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

I am excited to be hosting a series of September webinars designed to help educators discover the power of using ThingLink EDU for teaching and learning. We hope you will join us for one or more of these free, online learning opportunities.

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The Global Search for Education: Pictures with Links

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Amelia Bedelia The Book Report -- by Lisa Johnson



For teachers and educators, the ability to creatively combine web content with interactive images offers an exciting way to share engaging digital platforms for learning. ThingLink is a popular...
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Free Webinar: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink

Free Webinar: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Are you looking for a user friendly and flexible tool to help you easily create engaging multimedia rich content to redefine teaching and learning? Are you interested in using technology to meet the personal learning needs of the students in your classroom? We invite you to attend our free webinar and explore the powerful possibilities that exist with ThingLink EDU. 

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Engage Students in Informed Decision Making

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Engage Students in Informed Decision Making | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

With access to an abundance of online resources, students can become informed decision makers and stakeholders in their own learning.  Use of online polls, surveys, and digital tools for collecting feedback can turn passive observers into active participants.


Read more and view some amazing ThingLink interactive images created by participants in the #TLChallenge this week.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink & Audioboo

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Tap Into Sound with ThingLink & Audioboo | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

This weeks ThingLink Teacher Challenged asked participants to focus on audio as they design lessons. We introduced Audioboo as an integrated web based platform and app that easily captures and collects audio for use. The goal of this challenge is to use ThingLink to design a multimedia rich learning experiences to support the diverse needs of all learners. 

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: ThingLink UnPlugged & Self-Published

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: ThingLink UnPlugged & Self-Published | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

The ThingLink app makes the most out of the ease of use of the camera and video capabilities available on iOS and Android, allowing users to capture life on the go and become engaged in the learning at the moment. 

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, July 18, 2:27 AM

More on ThingLink! I am loving this app. 

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3 Ways to Use ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

3 Ways to Use ThingLink for Video in the Classroom | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it
Recently ThingLink introduced ThingLink for Video, an exciting new editor for annotating video content with rich media.
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Webinar: Unpacking the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift

Webinar: Unpacking the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift | Cool Tools for Multimedia | Scoop.it

Join me and Simple K12 for 

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Join me and Simple K12  as we explore some free and user friendly digital tools and effective instructional practices to support the necessary direct instruction of tier 2 and tier 3 words, as suggested by the Common Core. Sign up

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