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What is ThingLink?

ThingLink is a platform for creating interactive images and videos.

These interactive images are a fantastic tool for students and teachers when it comes to making presentations, introducing a new topic to a class, or creating a school project.

ThingLink is free, works on all modern web browsers as well as Android and Apple devices.

Clink on the image below to check out this ThingLink on Endangered Animals by @soxnevad

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To Flip Or Not To Flip – One Teachers Journey

Flipped Learning – An Introduction

fc1The flipped classroom is a model, in which teachers post videos online in lieu of lessons in the classroom. Content is delivered at home instead of traditional homework and students spend class time actively working on tasks to assimilate learning.

Contrary to popular belief, despite Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams publishing ‘Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day’ in 2012 popularising the model of the flipped classroom, they are not the pioneers in the area of the flipped classroom.

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MaKey MaKey Teddy Teddy


We used Scratch and a MaKey MaKey to make an interactive language game (English & Gaeilge). Orlagh (aged 10) asked me if we could make an interactive picture to teach younger kids the names of bady parts as Gaeilge (e.g. hand/lámh, ear/cluas, foot/cos). Read the rest of this entry