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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
I've decided to try to build the Ultimate Wall of ThingLink Interactive Images Shared at ISTE 2014. I'm hoping to collect those ThingLinks shared throughout the conference and publish them on a Padlet wall to curate those resources and share them with the community of connected educators.
Teachers have been busy creating interactive images for Week 1 of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge. The first challenge was designed for teachers to create an image about something within their realm of expertise to explore the tool without trying to create a complex lesson. The task was to create a "How To" image.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
I am very excited to launch the Thinglink Teacher Challenge activity for week 2, Design Your Digital Self. I think you will enjoy this challenge and find it to be a great kick-off activity for use with students in the fall.
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As we approach the launch of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge, we thought it would be helpful to provide educators with a handy spot to review earlier posts about features available in ThingLink Teacher Account. Of course, a great way to share all of this information is through the use of an interactive image as a content launcher.