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What does it look like? How does it work? Click here for a thinglink about thinglink!
What I love about thinglink is it’s another way of embedding specific content which I’d like my students to access, without worrying about them googling away and being exposed to unsuitable sites. Thinglink is essentially an interactive infographic where you can add links to websites, information, images, videos and quizzes for students to explore in a lesson. It’s all linked to a little icon placed on a larger image of your choice.
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I’ve been training my students to create their own Thinglinks about our recent learning linked to Extreme Earth. On the free account, you can add students to your account and Thinglink will give them their own logins. It’s a great free tool and the students have loved being creative and tagging their own links. Here is an example:
Here are some ideas for how to use thinglink in your classroom:
- 10 uses for thinglink in the classroom
- Creating groups for your students so that they can use thinglink without an email address
- Innovation through thinglink