ThingLink, an award-winning Finnish education technology company, announced today that they have joined the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative. For ThingLink, this is a major new partnership to support education and enterprise organisations globally in their increasing use of technology for learning using multiple platforms and devices.
In most countries educators have been asked to transition their classroom to the cloud, overnight. Most teachers, many now staying at home with their own children, have limited time, skills, and experience using digital tools and collaboration platforms for remote learning.
When schools are closed, students spend lots of time on their laptops and mobile devices. How can you put those devices to use in a way that develops their creativity? Schools, districts and cities: Contact us at email@example.com to activate your ThingLink account today.
ThingLink and AR Studio announce a partnership to help teachers in Romania create curriculum-aligned resources for online learning. AR Studio, an educational technology hub based in Bucharest with studios across Romania, creates and delivers high quality content for the new educational segments: STEAM, STEM and MakeHub. Through this partnership AR studio will start representing and reselling ThingLink in Romania. This includes training educators to create virtual lessons, interactive videos, and other resources that capture teacher’s instructions to students using text, voice, or video notes.
We are happy to share that ThingLink editor is now available in Spanish, French, Arabic and Russian. This update will make ThingLink more accessible to millions of more educators and learners around the world, who can now easily create interactive visuals and document daily projects using ThingLink in their native language.
Schools and workplaces in several countries are facing a new situation as organizations take preventive measures amid the growing number of coronavirus cases around the world. Visual learning materials; infographics, posters, screenshots, video lessons and virtual tours with recorded audio notes and instructions can support daily communication between teachers and students. Below are some examples from our community as well as collections of other great resources and solutions for remote learning.
Video lessons for online learning are in high demand. This post explains how you can make them most engaging and impactful by including a layer of additional resources in the form of interactive hotspots.
ThingLink user: Fashion United (click to explore live page) - Virtual tours are most commonly associated with 360/VR images, videos or still images of a physical space. Fashion United shows how ThingLink's tour creator layout expands this notion by combining any image into one unified experience. Their editorial team published an interactive map featuring highlights from the biggest European fashion trade shows in 2020. Clicking on the various icons will give viewers a deeper dive into each specific region.
We at ThingLink pride ourselves on working with several major education technology providers, and through our partnerships we aim to make ThingLink a valuable learning tool across platforms and devices.
Today we are delighted to announce that ThingLink will feature in Google for Education's Chromebook App Hub. This emphasizes our credentials in being a valuable platform for digital learning and teaching globally.
Interactive videos, posters and virtual tours can be powerful instructional tools that help teachers and students work together remotely using not only text-based communication, but also voice, video, and images.