App Smashing with ThingLink in November

Many talented members of our ThingLink EDU community have discovered the benefits of powering an App Smash with ThingLink. You’ll find us sharing at EdTech conferences and through virtual events  everywhere. For this reason, we are excited to be celebrating App Smashing with ThingLink throughout the month of November.

What is App Smashing with ThingLink?

App Smashing is a popular method of combining two or more apps together to create, publish and share content. App Smashing challenges us to discover new possibilities for teaching and learning with an iPad and presents us with greater possibilities for making the device meet our goals. ThingLink is well suited for  for powering any App Smash because of the presentation possibilities provided by the ability to turn any image into a rich multimedia content launcher.

App Smashing in November

To encourage our community of educators to have some fun and smash some apps this month we will be featuring ThingLink powered Apps Smashes on our blog throughout the month. In addition, we are excited to announce a of series of events.

November

December 9th

Webinar: ThingLink Interactive Apps Smash, featuring images submitted to the #TLAppsSmash Challenge.

App Smash Idea – Explain Everything and ThingLink

I used the built-in web browser and recording features in Explain Everything to  publish a narrated tour of how to smash these two apps, then I  published the recording on YouTube and used a Rich-Media Tag to embed the video right on the ThingLink interactive image.

Explore this App Smash

 

 

Steps at a Glance

  1. Use thinglink to create an interactive image.
  2. Use the Explain Everything to record a guided narrated tour of the image
  3. Publish to Google Drive or YouTube

 

Join Us for App Smashing with ThingLink in November

 

 

 

 

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Susan Oxnevad
Susan Oxnevad is the Director of Education at ThingLink. She strives to build a powerful network of educators who share a passion for using ThingLink to transform teaching and learning. In addition, she also hosts ThingLink webinars for educators and blogs about thoughtful ways to leverage the power of technology for teaching and learning on the ThingLink Blog for Education. Follow her on Twitter @soxnevad
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