The interactive channel above holds examples created by participants. Watch it grow as activities are turned in.
We are kicking off the 4th Annual ThingLink Teacher Summer Challenge this year with a simple task designed to help educators get up and running with our 360 media editor. This will introduce you to some of the ThingLink Premium Features, give you a chance to try the tools, and familiarize yourself with the layout of our site.
About the ThingLink Teacher Challenge
This online, self-paced professional development is designed for busy educators who want to build a professional learning network and have fun learning! We have more than 500 educators from many countries signed up to participate. There is still time to sign up, but the $25 ThingLink Premium Teacher offer will end on June 30, 2017.
Task Card: Try It!
In this simple task you will select a 360 image from our preloaded library and put yourself in that location. Add a tag with your photo, a text description, and a google map to introduce yourself to the other teacher challenge participants. The interactive image poster below has videos to help you learn, explore and work your way through this task. We hope you have fun with this!
Follow the Steps Below to Clone an Image and Add Tags
At a Glance
- Make a copy of an existing ThingLink 360 image, by using the Clone button.
- Add a tag with a picture of yourself to put you in a new location.
- Add text below your picture to introduce yourself.
- Add a live Google map to your 360 image.
- Consider embedding additional media to your image.
- Turn in your image using the form.
We have created a page for support materials for the ThingLink Teacher Challenge. We will continue adding to these resources as we progress through the challenge.
View Support Page
Teacher Challenge Activities at a Glance
Week 1: June 26, 2017: Vocabulary Across All Languages
Week 2: July 3, 2017, Create a Virtual Field Trip
Week 3: July 20, 2017, Create a Virtual Tour
Week 4: July 17, 2017, Design Student Projects & Field Trips to Explore Global Issues
Week 5: July 24, 2017, Embrace a Challenge at Your Level
- Breakout 360
- Create Virtual Museum
- Design Your Own Adventure
- Invent Something
- More Ideas to Follow
Culminating Event and Showcase: Week of July 31, 2017