What is ThingLink?
ThingLink is an interactive graphic media launch. So what does that mean? It means you take a single image and create hotspot links to other resources or text. For example, in the sample ab I have links to websites, videos and images related to the Titanic. If I found online audio recordings, I could add hotspot links to those sites as well.
Go to the website - http://www.thinglink.com/
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Watch the video below from Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers author, for more instruction.
Using ThingLink in the Classroom
1. 35+ Interesting Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom
2. ThingLink can even be used when working with ELL students or teaching a foreign language class. Here is an example of an image used in such a capacity:
You could create the image yourself or have students create their own ThingLink images.
3. Here is an example of an interactive mind map created with Thing Link:
For more resources on ThingLink, check out this image: