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Start with these examples:

(You'll need to turn on the volume!)

Example #1: Lord of the Flies

Example #2: The Red Panda

 

Glogster Directions

Glogster Edu Instructions:

  1. Go to edu.glogster.com and click on GET STARTED.
  2. Click on Student. Enter this code: 8GU147. Enter your Monty Tech username and password.
  3. Enter your full name.
  4. Click on Secure (right before the http://)  Click on Flash and Always Allow.
  5. Your Dashboard will have all your glogs.
  6. Click on Create New Glog. Choose a template or use a blank one.  Delete content you don’t want by clicking on the item and the trash can.
  7. The Wall: The background can be your image (upload), one of theirs (gallery), or a solid color.
  8. Graphics: Click on an image and Add Graphic.
  9. Text: Add a Heading, Paragraph, or type in a box.
  10. Images: If the image is on your computer already, upload to the glog.  You can click on the plus symbol to add a “decorator” frame.  For Googling:  Copy image address and paste in the link box.  Adding the word png to your search will give you transparent results.
  11. Video: Search in Google (not YouTube) and click on Videos.  Find the video that you want and copy the URL.  Paste into the box.  If you need the video unblocked, please go to the Library’s website and use the form.
  12. Audio: You must have the song saved on your computer first.  Find it online.  You can use YouTube and convert it to an mp3.
  13. Preview: Click on the Play icon to preview your glog.
  14. Save and Options: Rename your glog if you wish.

Performance Indicators for Strand 6

(Technology Literacy Knowledge and Skills):

  • Learn features of an online program and solve problems (6.A.01.01).
  • Apply advanced formatting and layout features to improve appearance (6.A.01.04).
  • Describe and use safe and appropriate practices when participating in online communities (6.A.03.05)
  • Devise and demonstrate strategies for efficiently collecting and organizing information from electronic sources (6.A.04.01).
  • Use a variety of media to present information for specific purposes, citing sources (6.A.04.04).
  • Demonstrate how the use of various techniques and effects can be used to convey meaning in media (6.A.04.05).

Academic Teachers

Lesson Plan ideas:

English:
Research projects around the time period of the novel.
Book Reviews/Trailers
Describe a literary device or movement

Social Studies:

Exploration of one aspect of history (Wars, social issues, etc.)
How a trade relates to history
Describe a world religion or government
Examine human or civil rights

Science
:
Description of a science experiment
Exploration of a scientific process
Animal project
How a trade relates to science

Foreign Language:
Explore a culture or country
Examine an important figure or time periods in a different country

Math:
Show how math relates to every day life
How a trade relates to math

Vocational Teachers

For Vocational Teachers:Use Glogster to address common Vocational Frameworks for Strand 4 and Strand 6.

Lesson Plan Ideas to address Performance Indicators for Strand 4
(Employability Knowledge and Skills): 

1. Students research careers in their trade and create a glog with graphics, text, and video (4.A.01). Here's a link to a glog about nurses who are men: http://pek264.edu.glogster.com/non-trad-nursing/

2. Students review a professional journal, choose an article, and develop a glog that summarizes the article that they will then present to the class (4.A.02).