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Mrs. Parker - Decades Project: Glogster

Why Use Glogster?

Glogs are interactive, online posters with options for text boxes, graphics, pictures, links, video, audio, and more. (Video and audio are optional). 

Example Glogster

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:

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

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

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:

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).