Thinglink

Thinglink

http://www.thinglink.com/

ThingLink is a tool — available on the Web as well as iOS and Android — for embedding multimedia content in images or videos. The media-embedding process, for both teachers and students, simply involves uploading an image or video and linking it to other resources on the Web. Links can lead users to informational Web pages, audio recordings, and videos. Prompts guide users most of the way, and a Search Content option helps support the embedding process with links to commonly used Web resources.

Here is a ThingLink I created for you to try…

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We Need to Rewrite the Textbook on How to Teach Teachers

We Need to Rewrite the Textbook on How to Teach Teachers

“We need to completely rewrite the textbooks on how to teach teachers. That’s according to a new report just published by the National Council on Teacher Quality. The report describes a vast and severe failure of teacher-training courses and the textbooks that accompany them to convey evidence-based practices; while delivering unsupported anecdotal evidence and well-debunked myths in spades. The report is accompanied by a letter of support signed by an assortment of professors of psychology and learning sciences from universities around the world. 

http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/we-need-to-rewrite-the-textbook-on-how-to-teach