Reserve Your Spot in the ThingLink Teacher Challenge in June!




We invite educators to take the 4th Annual ThingLink Summer Teacher Challenge in June. Learn to leverage the power of ThingLink Premium tools and explore the vast possibilities of teaching and learning with 360/VR.

Join Our ThingLink 360/VR Bootcamp Celebration Event!

Take the ThingLink 360 Breakout Challenge in March

We are pleased to invite educators to take the ThingLink 360 Breakout Challenge in March. This fun and free professional learning opportunity stems from an innovative idea by Dan Gallagher, a ThingLink Certified Educator with a lot of talent. Dan has combined the power of ThingLink's 360 image editor with Google Docs to create an interactive, media-rich version of the popular learning game Breakout EDU. This hot classroom activity is an educational adaptation of an escape room that requires students to use clues to try to break out of a room.

Learn With Some Amazing ThingLink Certified Educators!

Without a doubt, the most enjoyable part of my job as Director of Education at ThingLink is connecting with talented and innovative educators! Throughout my journey with ThingLink, I've been extremely fortunate to be able to work and learn with the most talented educators around! 


Join Us for ThingLink Bootcamp Live!


Celebrate and share in the learning that has resulted from our fall Bootcamps. Get inspired by educators who are transforming teaching and learning through the use of interactive 360/VR images. Learn how easy it is to Bring a Bootcamp to Your Backyard!

Join us live on 2/20 @ 7 pm EST or On- Demand


Breakout of Your ThingLink 360!

We hope you will join our webinar event featuring Dan Gallagher's session on how to facilitate Breakout EDU type learning experiences, powered by ThingLink 360/VR. This session will take place live on February 28th @ 6:00 pm EST. Sign up to receive an archived copy of the recording.


Join Us for a Bootcamp in Kansas!


Join us near Kansas City, KS for a full-day of professional development designed to help educators learn to turn any 360 image into a powerful lesson or virtual field trip for students! This workshop promises to be packed with pedagogy and built for success.
We're excited to be headed to Blue Valley Schools near Kansas City, KS for a VR in the Classroom Bootcamp with friend and Certified Educator Jodie Johnston on March 7, 2017




Join Our Live Event: Using Interactive Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Explore the powerful possibilities for teaching and learning with interactive virtual reality across all content areas and grade levels. Participants will learn how to turn 360 images into engaging student-driven learning experiences using ThingLink’s 360 photo editor. This session promises to be bursting with enthusiasm and packed with pedagogy to help educators learn, share, and create 360/VR Lessons.




Breakout of Your ThingLink 360!


We hope you will join our webinar event featuring Dan Gallagher's session on how to facilitate Breakout EDU type learning experiences, powered by ThingLink 360/VR. This session will take place live on February 28th @ 6:00 pm EST. Sign up to receive an archived copy of the recording.



On Tour with VR Bootcamps!



This fall I'm excited to travel to locations across the US to launch ThingLink VR Bootcamps!  Like any plan I've ever developed, this plan has layers. It's a complex plan that was built to benefit educators on many levels! 



ThingLink on Tour with VR Bootcamps



This fall I'm excited to travel to locations across the US to launch ThingLink VR Bootcamps!  Like any plan I've ever developed, this plan has layers. It's a complex plan that was built to benefit educators on many levels! 



ThingLink Bootcamp is Here!



An increasing number of educators are interested in including ThingLink and the new 360 photo editor for VR in their toolkits. At ThingLink, we recognize the value and importance of providing busy educators with professional development to effectively incorporate new tools and teaching practices into instruction, and we are pleased to launch ThingLink 360/VR Bootcamp for Educators!

Our Bootcamp promises to be bursting with enthusiasm and packed with pedagogy to help educators learn, share, and create 360/VR Lessons. Our goal is to help educators s feel confident and prepared to seamlessly integrate ThingLink 360/VR into the classroom.

About ThingLink VR Bootcamp

This Bootcamp focuses on the powerful possibilities for teaching and learning with virtual reality across all content areas and grade levels. Participants will learn how to design and personalize interactive 360 experiences in the classroom using ThingLink’s 360 photo editor. 


Explore this example in full-screen mode for the best experience.

Schedule

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Overview - What is interactive 360/VR?
  • The benefits of interactive 360/VR in the classroom, a pedagogical approach
  • Hands-on: Try it! Add tags to a 360 image
  • Lunch
  • Tools and resources to capture content: 360 cameras and more
  • Hands-on Guided Learning: Create your own virtual lesson with support using ThingLink’s 360 editor
  • Share out
In the morning, participants learn to design lessons that combine the power of ThingLink’s 360 photo editor with Google Apps and other popular 3rd party tools. We will take a look at ways to redesign classroom instructional time to embrace standards with the 360/VR experiences.

The focus of the afternoon will be on creating and publishing a curriculum-aligned activity for use with students. We’ll take a look at tools and resources for content capture, including 360 cameras and apps. With plenty of time dedicated to applying the learning, participants will walk away with a 360/VR lesson to use in the classroom the next day.

Logistics


  • Tickets: $175, includes a full year of the Thinglink EDU Premium with 360/VR editor and lunch
  • Facilitators: Susan Oxnevad, Director of ThingLink Education, and the ThingLink Certified Educator Team.
  • Locations have not yet been announced, so sign up below to learn about upcoming events in your region, or, schedule a VR Bootcamp for your district.





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