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Using Glogster in the Classroom

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Using Glogster in the Classroom

  1. 1. Using Glogsters in the Classroom Glogsters are fun to make and they can be used for instruction, too
  2. 2. What is a Glogster? <ul><li>It is an online tool that allows you to create digital, interactive posters </li></ul><ul><li>These posters incorporate text, audio, graphics, and video. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Glog as a Teacher Tool <ul><li>A Glog can contain whole teaching units, including text, linked video, and audio </li></ul><ul><li>A Glog can link to resources or assignments stored on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>A Glog captures student’s excitement, and engages their learning </li></ul>
  4. 4. An Example of a Teaching Glog
  5. 5. Glog as a Student Tool <ul><li>Glog stimulate creative self-expression </li></ul><ul><li>They provide a rich multi-sensory outlet for expression </li></ul><ul><li>They are fun and imaginative, and stimulate integrated learning experiences </li></ul>
  6. 6. Set Up Accounts <ul><li>You can set up accounts for your entire class on http://edu.glogster.com </li></ul><ul><li>This is a safe, monitored platform where each student can create their own glogs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Basic Layout <ul><li>The Wall and Graphics functions will give you your basic design </li></ul>Click on Wall and select a background for your Glog. Click on Graphics to select from a wide range of decorations
  8. 8. Adding Text <ul><li>Click on the Text button to add text </li></ul><ul><li>Text can be hyperlinked to an online assignment as in this Glog </li></ul>
  9. 9. Add Images <ul><li>Click on Image to add images </li></ul><ul><li>These can be uploaded, linked, or grabbed </li></ul><ul><li>Even insert your own Wordle! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Even Add Video or Audio! <ul><li>Click Video to add your video selections </li></ul><ul><li>Click Sound to add your audio selections </li></ul>

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