Want to get your message across, but do not want to cloud it with heavy text?
Move away from the drib drab of everyday lessons and get more interactive using a free web-based tool called ThingLink. ThingLink can transform the way you teach, and not only that, but the way your students learn. Enough already? You want to know how this work? ThingLink is free image platform that converts an image into a rich and interactive experience by adding music, video, text, images, and more.
The best part about ThingLink is you can jam pack everything onto one page and one image. By tagging your image with content from all over the internet - YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, or linking to a PDF to further explain something…you get the idea.
An Explainer ThingLink
One of my Favorite ThingLinks
Here is a Learning Technology ThingLink
Make a ThingLink
This is super easy and free. First, visit thinglink.com. Join and the site will then begin to bring you through the basic steps of creating your very own ThingLink. It is very user friendly and intuitive to use. You can literally have an interactive image posted within minutes. Click here for more details.
Create Your Own Channel
You can add students to your group. Here they can add images or edit images together. Wow! Imagine the possibilities? Click here for more details.
Share Your ThingLink with Us!
Share a ThingLink with us by hovering over the image you created and look for the Share icon. Tell us how you plan to use this fun and interactive tool.
Feature image courtesy of Flickr, pierofix.