NBHS Memorial Library

web tool update


ThingLink is a great new tool that allows you to turn static images into interactive ones.
You can make your image come alive with links, music, video, text and more.

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In this image of the Wright brothers' first flight there are links to a YouTube video clip, a Wikipedia page entry, text box facts about the brothers, and a piece of music inspired by them. These links appear when the mouse is hovered over the buttons on this page:

Uses for ThingLink:

By teachers:
  • to engage students at the beginning of a unit
  • to share information throughout a unit
  • to summarise what has been learned at the end of a unit

By students:

  • to demonstrate prior knowledge at the beginning of a unit
  • to gather resources in one place
  • to present research findings
  • to assess what they have learned during the course of a unit

Curriculum Uses for ThingLink:

Explore learning through:
  • book covers or movie stills (English)
  • photos or maps (Social Sciences)
  • recipes or food products (Food Technology)
  • websites or documents (ICT)
  • plans (Engineering)
  • graphs or charts (Mathematics)
  • artworks or artists (Visual Arts and Graphics)
the possibilities are endless...

For more information or help with this tool come and talk to me.

Stephanie Ellis (B.A., Dip. Tchg)