Great news! ThingLink now supports a rich-media tag to embed a Google Doc right on an interactive graphic. Now it’s easier than ever to transform teaching and learning with just two tools, ThingLink EDU and Google Docs!
Two Flexible Tools
Keep it simple with just two tools. ThingLink and Google Docs both start as blank pages. Both tools are equipped with amazing features and capabilities to support endless possibilities. Combine the tools to design powerful learning experiences that maximize learning. Here is a an example of a simple unit built with these two tools.
Simple Sample Unit – The Rainforest
I created this resource for driving a student centered guided learning experience using ThingLink EDU and Google Docs. Explore this interactive image for an overview of how I an added a seamless layer of Google Docs to collect information and guide the learning.
- Essential Questions – Document
- Introduction – ThingLink for Video
- Explore – ThingLink EDU
- Exit Ticket – Google Form
- Step-by-Step Guided Learning – Slides
- In Box to Collect Links to Images – Form
Explore Simple Rainforest Unit
Quick Trick – Create an Interactive Collage
Use the built in tools in Google Slides to
- Find and collect images with the research tool.
- Annotate sources.
- Crop with Mask to create shapes.
- Create a complete collage.
- Take a snapshot and Save as .jpg
Use ThingLink edu to add layers of content to an image.
- Upload image to ThingLink _EDU
- Add rich media tags to present information
- Images on images
- Google Docs
ThingLink EDU and Google Docs present powerful possibilities for redefining learning. If you are looking for more ways to become inspired, please joing members of the ThingLink EDU community as we share great uses through an Interactive Image Slam on September 14th or 16th.
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