Our 6th graders study World History and Geography using the PEGS method (Politics, Economy, Geography, and Social). Every six weeks, they move on to a new continent, and students have to pick a country to research and present. To keep it from getting too routine and boring with the same presentation method every time, I decided to introduce Glogging to the teachers in the hopes they would consider this for the next six weeks.
As an example, I created a Glog of Italy (my favorite country) to show them the possibilities. I included an audio of the National Anthem, a map with a link to a site with additional maps and geographical information, a plate of spaghetti with a link to an Italian food site, and an Italian flag linking to an explanation. It was fun, only took about an hour, and offers kids (and teachers) a fun, tech-filled alternative to the same old written report. Check it out!
4 PEGS of Italy Glog