creativity3.jpgCool Web Tools: Glogster, Wallwisher, & Stixy!creativity.jpg


Glogster, Stixy, & Wallwisher are all web-based presentation tools that allow for creative expression. Specialists can use these to present info to their teachers.Through modeling & demonstration, they can instruct the teachers on how to best utilize these tools.




GCS Curriculum Specialists Training Information:


Objectives: Participants will...

...learn how to create & embed glogs
...create a multimedia glog on Glogster
...start a Stixy online bulletin board
...add to a WallWisher notice board
...start a WallWisher wall
...learn how to embed a wall

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Glogster:

What is Glogster?

"Glogster EDU is your original educational resource for innovative and interactive learning. Glogster EDU was conceived to imaginatively, productively, and collaboratively respond to the dynamic educational landscape and exceed the needs of today’s educators and learners. We value the participation of educators and strive to assimilate their contributions to Glogster EDU, Glogster EDU is yours! Educators from all over the world are integrating Glogster EDU’s resourceful platform to make traditional learning more dynamic, more interactive and more in tune with learners today. Most importantly Glogster EDU is FUN for teachers and learners alike!" -Glogster EDU website

Reasons for use

  • Create an online poster to convey a multitude of instructional goals: book reports, chapter summaries, character portrayal, number stories, events in history, important people, states, countries, etc.

  • Another way for students to present information digitally as opposed to creating a Power Point presentation.
  • Visual, audio, and textual way to convey and interact with information.
  • Create posters however the author sees fit - differentiated.
  • Can be individual or collaborative projects based on curricular objective and goal.
  • Why use Glogster EDU? from the Glogster EDU website.

Ease of use

  • Students can create their own accounts with an email address (secondary),
    or teachers can create an account with student accounts attached to it (elementary).
  • Drag and drop features make it easy for you to focus on the content, not the tool.
  • Once created, the glogs can be shared via email, printed, or embedded into a website, wiki, Moodle, etc.

Resources




Stixy/WallWisher: Create notes in your own workspace wall. You can save your workspace at any time and return to them from the same computer or any other computer. You can also share your notes with others by providing the workspace name (or url) to a friend. Great for collaborative ideas and brainstorming as many people can work on the same page at the same time.






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