So how does it work? It's simple. You upload just the right picture that supports the lesson. For example, if the activity is to complete a biography of a scientist predominant in the world of physics, upload a picture of Albert Einstein. Have students create "tags" all over the picture. When the tags are clicked on, information they have put in at that tag (in text, video, music) appears.
Check out this very simple example of Albert!
Albert Einstein ThingLink
Now here's one I created about Barbara Kingsolver, one of my favorite authors because of her beautiful blend of science and fiction.
If you feel you need more information about how to create a ThingLink, here's a YouTube video.
Or try this...ThingLink tutorial 2!
You can even set up your "stream" and follow other people who have created ThingLinks. Visit this web page to start following ThingLinkers now!