“A picture is worth a thousand words”

Educators are always looking for more strategies to make learning engaging and fun.  Pictures have been used in education and societies to transmit information, to preserve a culture, and so on.  Now with Thinglink students can enrich their images by embedding links, adding music and videos, and tagging people.

The clip art ( I luv school) was downloaded from Discovery education and enriched with links and videos.  The author created this sample to show the relationship of technology, innovation, and diversity in education.

 

Hover the cursor above the picture.

With the use of this free software students will not only give life to the quote “a  pictures is worth a thousand words” (Frederick R. Barnard) but they will also be able to share their thoughts using their own images or images from the web.  With thinglink, pictures are enriched and they become more meaningful.  Its fun, and its engaging.

Thinglink can be used  in all subjects by both educators and students. To learn more about thinglink and its application browse the following resources:

Thinglink blog: http://thinglinkblog.com/2011/06/15/thinglink-launches-rich-media-tags-bringing-social-context-and-content-to-every-image/

Thinglink site: http://www.thinglink.com/

More on thinglink–Educational Technology and Mobile Learning:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2011/07/thinglink-embed-links-add-sound-and-tag.html

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