Tech skill area: Digital Posters

Project - Learn Glogster

#1 Glogster about you

Glogster lets you create online digital media collage and posters.

1. Review the glogs created by other students, what can you place on a glog?
http://edu.glogster.com/

Watch this video on how to create your own Glog

Also you might want to watch a second tutorial here:
http://www.schooltube.com/video/54061/Glogster-Tutorial

 

3. Login http://edu.glogster.com/   nickname asaylor password raider

 

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Log in and click to Create a new Glog

Today experiment, create a glog about you.

Include as many things about you as you can. Use every tool, graphics, text, images, video, sound and wall(background) Glogster seems a bit slow to me so be patient. Use one browser to look for images, video etc while the other one works. YOU MUST BE DONE TODAY, TOMORROW YOU WILL CREATE ANOTHER GLOG, TODAY IS JUST TO LEARN THE SOFTWARE TOOL.

Experiment with GRAPHICS, TEXT, IMAGE, AND WALL ELEMENTS

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To create text, you need to click on the edit box then you will get this box with OK, you can change the color of the background, add a link, AH1-change the font or size or under FX add a shadow to your text.

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See what others have done, walk around the room and look at what other students have produced. Ask questions, how did they do that?

 

 

#2 Glogster in Social Studies

Create a Glog representing what you know about Egypt

Possible Topics:

  • Old kingdom
  • Middle Kingdom
  • New Kingdom
  • Ramses II
  • Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure
  • Akenhaten
  • Hatshepsut
  • Tutankhamen, Howard Carter
  • Pyramids (Giza, Red, Bent, Step)
  • Temple of Karnak
  • Temple of Luxor
  • Valley of the Kings Here's a great website too.

http://www.eternalegypt.org/ **Zeman or Stadtmeuler will give you 10 pts extra credit as well!

Use 5 text boxes plus a title

CESo

  1. Project title - What is this page about?

  2. Claim- main ideas you learned and or opinion

  3. Evidence - facts and points of interest that support your claim, (numbers are good) facts, figures, names, places, maps, images, links...

  4. So What - What do you now know about this country (7th) or historical period (8th), how can you apply what you learned, why is it important? How does it apply to our world today?

  5. 4 images

  6. 5 text boxes CESo (see above)

  7. 1 wall background

Place your finished Glog on your Jeffco Google web site.

Do this by copying the Embed code from Glogster Save window and placing it on the .html and pasting your code. When you save your Glog will show up on your site.

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Create a level two or three question for your classmates and place it on your glog page. Now answer the questions of two of your peers on their computer in the "COMMENT" section of your page.

 

 

Essential Question How can we best communicate with a computer?

• Learning Goals


_understand how to create online multimedia posters

–experiment with Glog tools

_Show understanding of Holocause through a Glog and use CESo strategy for writing

• Have a fellow student check your work

•Have Glogster checked


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