Glogster is an online toolIt allows you to create interactiveonline posters, complete with text,images, graphics, audio and videos.
Glog as a Teacher Tool1. Glogs can be used to present lessons complete with links to outside resources, with audio and videos related to the subject and topic.2. Glogs support and meet the needs of special education, general education and ESOL students as they can have images, audio and video on them.3. Glogs are a fun way to learn and engage students in learning.
Sample GlogClick on the link to see an example of a glog I have created.
Glog as a Student Tool1. They are a fun and engaging way to learn2. They provide a multisensory outlet for expression3. They sustain the students attention for longer periods of time4. They stimulate creativity
Set up accounts You can create accounts for all students in your class at Glogster.com. Students can then use their accounts to create and save glogs. This is a safe, collaborative and interactive platform for students.Image source http://edu.glogster.com/media/5/32/92/94/32929456_v.png
Basic LayoutThe wall andgraphicsfunction willgive you yourbasic layout.Click on thewall to select abackground. click on thegraphics to adddetails. Image source http://cheekylit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/wall-example.png
Add Text, Video and SoundClick on text, images,video or sound to addthem to your glog.You can also hyperlinkthe text to outsidesources and insert imagesyou want to the glog.To add videos you canupload and embed avideo on the glog fromYouTube or your ownfiles.You can upload soundfiles to your blog too.Image source http://maasd.edublogs.org/files/2010/04/Glogster.png
Save and Publish Your Glog 1. You can save the glog and come back to work on it. 2. Publish it on Glogster 3. You can embed it on a website, wiki or blog 4. Or share the URL with friends, teachers, staff and family.Image source http://www.shinyshiny.tv/glogster%20interface.jpg