Show your School Spirit this Halloween!

glog-halloweenIt’s that special time of year where school gets a little scarier than usual: creepy costumes, ghostly stories, and dangerous amounts of candy. The Glogster team has been getting in the mood with a special Halloween template, complete with grinning jack-o-lanterns. Now it’s your turn to fill it with photos, videos and descriptions, showing us how your class celebrates Halloween.

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Introducing Your New Design Elements – Part 6

anatomy_biologyThis is the very last post in our Design Elements series, introducing Glogster’s 10,000 new graphics. Over the last 6 weeks, we have been examining stand-alone graphics, text boxes, media players and more, all custom-designed and copyright free. Our users certainly seem to be enjoying the new elements – we’ve seen some fantastic glogs across already using these images to great effect.

One of our users commented saying, “This is an improvement that has been long in the waiting. The educational graphic library is going to be very helpful for classroom teachers and students. To have these readily available will streamline creation, even though we still have the ability to upload our own. The best of both worlds!” We couldn’t have put it better ourselves!

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Introducing Your New Design Elements – Part 5

science_technologyOver the past month, we have been very excited to share our library of 10,000 new educational graphics with you. These design elements are completely original and copyright free, categorized by subject, and ranging from accent graphics and text boxes to backgrounds and media players. In fact, there are so many great new elements that we felt the only way to do them justice was to give each set its own spotlight, so that’s exactly what we’ve done. Click here to view the series thus far!

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In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety Two…

columbus_dayOn Monday, students and educators not only in the United States but in Latin America and around the world will be celebrating a very significant anniversary – the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ first arrival in the Americas! Here, too, we are celebrating this remarkable journey with a new custom-made educational template, perfect for glogs about exploration and discovery!

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Glogpedia is Growing – Now with 10,000 Glogs!

glogpedia_blog_picAt Glogster, we take pride in our library. Glogpedia™ is not just a powerful learning resource, showcasing multimedia content across 80 subjects and 9 disciplines, it is also the constantly-growing result of Glogster’s belief in collaboration – in order to create Glogpedia, we relied on our worldwide family of educators and learners to supply us with their knowledge and inspiration. Glogpedia couldn’t exist without community, and just like our community, it is growing daily and taking on a life of its own! That is why we’ve redoubled our efforts recently, working harder than ever to realize Glogpedia’s full potential: from today you will be able to explore 2,000 new top-quality glogs, added to the library as part of an ongoing goal to make Glogpedia a complete cross-curricular learning resource.

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Introducing your New Design Elements – Part 4

history_artThis post is the fourth in a series introducing our library of 10,000 new graphic design elements, enhancing your glogging experience both online and via the iPad app. Not only does browsing the graphics – education-specific and sorted by subject – make finding individual flair for your glogs quick and easy, but the combination of stand-alone graphics, text boxes, media players and backgrounds are sure to pull your glog together visually and make it stand out from the crowd!

To read more about how to use the design elements, check out the first post in the series here. Last week’s post showcased some stunning space and science themed graphics, but this week we’re returning to planet Earth with world history and wacky art!

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Introducing your New Design Elements – Part 3

science_spaceThis post is part of our ongoing series, updated every Friday. The series is an in-depth look at Glogster’s new set of 10,000 premium educational graphics, categorized by subject and copyright free. To learn more about the entire graphic library, including how to use it, check out the first post in the series here.

While last week’s post featured some great designs to add flair to arts and humanities, this week we’ll be looking at some more great science graphics, sure to be student favourites on science reports and studies of the extraterrestrial. From text boxes and media players to stand-alone images, choosing from these thematic images makes creating a science glog easy and enjoyable, and viewing one equally engaging!

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Introducing your New Design Elements – Part 2

language_journalism_artThis post is part of a series introducing Glogster’s new set of 10,000 premium educational graphics, categorized by subject and copyright free. You might want to read last week’s post to learn more about the design elements and how to use them, as well as previewing elements for math, physics and chemistry.

This week, we’re going to turn to the creative side of things, with graphics representing language, journalism, and visual art. Whether you’re creating a news report presentation, showcasing student artwork, or teaching a new language we’ve got you covered, with unique and relevant images that will give students and educators alike a lasting impression of the subject.

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Introducing your New Design Elements – Part 1

math_physics As well as providing a more stable and speedy online glogging experience, the recent Glogster system update has added a library of 10,000 original graphics to your online Glogster experience. These graphic sets are premium content, reserved for paid accounts. However, to celebrate their release we are making the images available to all users including free accounts for a limited period of time.

Categorized by topic, these design elements include walls, frames for images, text boxes, audio and video players, and stand-alone graphics. They are the most simple and striking way to add subject-specific flair to any glog, and because they’re designed by us for you and your students, you can use them again and again without worrying about copyright or citations.

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