Nicole BitarNew Kensington Arnold School District TRETC November 16, 2011
Glogster is a Web 2.0 Tool that allows studentsand teachers to make an interactive poster.Glogster is FREE!Glogster can be used as a Project in PBL or as aguide while students are working on research.Glogster can be used for ProfessionalDevelopment. How to set up How to set up Making a Glog an Account Student Accounts
Go to http://edu.glogster.com . Then in the upper right corner click Sign Up.
There is a Single Free Account you can sign up for. If you would like to try thePremium account for free for 21 days. See my Glog for a link.
You will see a TEACHER CODE. This is the number you will need to give your students so thatCREATE they are able to be A connected with yourGLOG! account. You are now on your DASHBOARD! This is your main starting point. This is where you can edit your profile, account settings, and upgrade your account. Most importantly, CREATE A GLOG!!
As you scroll down on your dashboard you can see mail with information aboutYour students.You can add new students at any time.
Students sign up at the same sight as teachers, but under the STUDENT tab.They will put in the TEACHER code so they will be attached to your site.
The student then has an account that is Connected to the teacher’s Glogster account. Student’s Dashboard Teacher’s DashboardThe teacher will receive an emailWith the student’s user nameAnd password.When the student submits a Glog,The teacher will also receive a copyOf the Glog.
How to Create a GLOG! Click on Create a NEW GLOG ! The FUN BEGINS!
Magnetic Bar When you first enter to make a Glog there will be a template present. You need to first pick what you want on the wall. You will do this by using the Magnetic strip on the left side. Click on Wall.
This Magnet Tool Bar Controls what you can add to yourGlog.
The first step is to clear the currentwall and choose what you want yourwall to look like.
When selecting ‘ Graphics’ you have manydifferent options for decorations for yourGlog. When you find one you like, click on“Use IT”.
When selecting ‘Text’ you are able to choosefrom many different styles of writingbackgrounds. You can pick fromTitles, bubbles, or stickers.
By Selecting ‘Image’ you are given the option to importpersonal photos, or pictures you have found from theinternet. Once you have selected your image you canchoose to put a picture frame around it
Change Font Change EffectsPut in a URL to connectTo an internet site. Change Color
You are able to upload your Once you upload your video/ soundown video or sounds . You can you can choose a player for yourupload your own video/ sound video/sound.or one from the internet. Like the frames in images.