What is it?

  • ThingLink is a tool for creating interactive images that help students develop 21st century skills and enrich their enthusiasm for learning. Images can include music, video, sound, text and more!
  • Click here to view Bulldog Tech Challenge #8 | ThingLink

Integration Ideas

  • Create authentic, valuable, and rich interactive stories around historical events using media (video, sound, photos, written words, etc.) found online.
  • Annotate graphs and timelines.
  • Record an instructional message to students inside an image.
  • Embed interactive images into student blogs.
  • Enable students to curate content inside an image to demonstrate understanding of a topic.
  • Click here to view a list of 10 additional, innovative ways, to use ThingLink in the classroom. Each idea has an example linked to it!
  • For more ideas, view the crowd-sourced presentation embedded below:

ThingLink in Education Resources

  • Click here to register for a FREE Educator account.
  • Click here to learn more on creating and managing student accounts.
  • Click here to learn more about creating Channels. ThingLink channels provide users with the ability to organize images into embeddable interactive albums with the click of a button.
  • ThingLink Toolkit: A wikispace designed to provide innovative ideas and support for using interactive graphics for teaching and learning.
  •'s Education Site: This site includes lots of great examples of ways teachers and students use ThingLink in the classroom.
  • ThingLink Rich Media Tags
  • ThingLink Remix: This feature allows others to use an image that you have uploaded to ThingLink. This could be a great way to share an image with students and have them individually make it interactive for an assessment.
    • Click here to read a recent blog entry about the feature.
  • ThingLink Contest

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