Glogster is a creative social network used mostly by teenagers. Members create glogs, which look like posters, but are interactive. A glog is a graphical blog.
Glogster gives teenagers a whole new way to communicate. Each glog is an expression of creativity, made with an abundance of multimedia tools such as images, photos, audio, video and special effects. Take a look at some of the amazingly artistic glogs on Glogster.
Teens share their glogs with each other on Glogster and can also upload them to Facebook and other social networks. Glogster also has a discussion forum.
Glogster runs fun contests of interest to teens. The current Glogster contest runs until August 26th and you can win and iPad2, Amex Gift cards and more.
Doesn't Glogster sound like a great tool for schools? Glogster thinks so and has created Glogster EDU Premium, a collaborative online learning platform for teachers and students. Some of the main benefits are that it works very well with class projects and is paperless and green.
You don't have to be a teenager to enjoy Glogster. The artist in all of us should have fun too. And it is free, so why not try it out? (Schools must pay for the EDU edition). And if your teen doesn't already know about this website, I am sure they will be happy for this recommendation.
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