Infographic: “How much of the world is online?” Infographic: “Mad about St. Patrick’s Day” Does Texting Hurt Your Grammar? The Psychology of Music. Infographic: “If the World were 100 People” How Technology Is Messing Up Our Sleep (INFOGRAPHIC) Can Tablets Take the Place of Teachers? (Infographic) The year in graphics, 2012. How Video Games Are Changing Education. How Students Actually Use their Smartphones. Veterans Day Infographic. Blog - Cool Infographics. Infographics: Real World Integration of Standards, Design and Informational Text. Let’s face it.
I have a problem. I’ve joined the obsessed and need to find some sort of Infographics Geeks Anonymous support group. I am totally fascinated with the amazing world of infographics. 20+ years ago when I was teaching high school social studies, I thought charts and graphs were good ways to help students understand complex topics. I also do a lot of grant writing so I am always looking for ways to represent data more effectively. So, why am I so fascinated by infographics? See for yourself. What skills are required to create the infographics? At EDWorks, our coaches ask teachers to dig a little deeper. Here are some ideas to get you started. Find a thought partner, a fellow teacher or business person, who wants to join you as you explore the world of infographics.
The Election and Mobile: Dialing For Democratic Dollars [INFOGRAPHIC] During this year's U.S. election, candidates channeled the power of apps and text messaging to appeal to voters, promote their party platform and fundraise.
CallerSmart analyzed how much telephones — smartphones, texts and anonymous phone banks — are bringing democracy to a digital environment. As it turns out, President Barack Obama or Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney could thank cellphones for being elected on Nov. 6. SEE ALSO: How Are Apps Shaping the 2012 Election? Everything You Own In A Photo: A Look At Our Worldly Possessions : The Picture Show. Today on All Things Considered, photographer Peter Menzel and his wife, Faith D’Aluisio, discuss their latest book, What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.
But 16 years ago, Menzel was working on another project, called Material World: A Global Family Portrait. He and other photographers took portraits of 30 statistically average families with all of their worldly possessions displayed outside their homes. Tomorrow’s College Will Be Free. Edtechdigest.com © 2010-2014 EdTech Digest.
Skip to content ← Implementing 1-to-1 Computing: Getting Close, But Content Still Falls Short Trends | Infographic: College Degree on Your iPad → Data Visualized: More on Teaching With Infographics. A BBC documentary featured Dr.
Hans Rosling, a founder of Gapminder, which uses data animation to educate the public about gaps in health and wealth. Go to related article » “In an uncharted world of boundless data, information designers are our new navigators,” begins a recent Times article, “When the Data Struts Its Stuff.” Last summer we did a popular series of posts on classroom uses for data visualization — the graphs, charts, timelines, diagrams, flowcharts, interactive slide shows and maps also called “infographics.” Infographics Explained and How to Use Them In Your Classroom. What Are Infographics?
I found many definitions of what Infographics are as well as explanations of how they are useful in a variety of settings. Here are a couple of the definitions I liked followed by their sources:Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. With an information graphic, computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop and communicate concepts using a single symbol to process information.
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They do not only provide information in such a visually appealing way but also help learners remember what they have seen and read. One of the outstanding feature that slidewhows have is their brevity. They provide what is needed in shot sentences and sometimes illustrated with pictures, videos or audio. Throughout my decent experience in teaching in different countries I come to the conclusion that students and teachers too love to have learning materials presented in slideshows.This is why I devoted a whole section in my blog to just sharing with all of you interesting presentations that you can use in your classroom with your students or share with your colleagues. Below is a list of the slideshows I have been shraring in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. 1- A List of Free Educational Android Apps for Teachers 2- 21 Educational Infographics 4- Free URL Shortner Tools for Teachers.
Infographic: Is Social Media Ruining Students? - Nicholas Jackson - Technology. Facebook is an enormous social network currently closing in on 700 million users, but it started on college campuses and that's where it still rules.
About 96 percent of students use the site, according to Online Education, an Internet database that serves as a resource for prospective students. What effect has it had on them and their studies? "In the end, the question isn't so much whether Facebook makes you a better student -- it's how can you best manage its presence in your life and studies," Peter Pachal wrote at PC magazine. "After all, the social network has become so integrated into student life, it's almost a prerequisite. Online Diagram Software and Flowchart Software - Gliffy. The Anatomy Of An Infographic: 5 Steps To Create A Powerful Visual.
Learn how to use various graph tools, illustration techniques and typography to make an accurate and inspiring infographic in Adobe Illustrator. Start by using the Rectangle Tool (M) to draw a shape. Give it a subtle radial gradient too. The entire design is based on a grid of four columns. To make the columns first select the rectangle and drag a guide onto the centre of the shape.
Condense the shape so it fits within the left-most guide and centre guide. Move the shape over to the right and add another guide to the centre here. Using the Rectangle Tool (M) draw a thin white box on the centre line that will be the width of the gap between the columns. Repeat the process for the other columns with your final result being below.