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The Educators’ Guide to Infographics

The Educators’ Guide to Infographics
Sometimes when you’re compiling your content for your next blog post you find that, to get your point across, you have to cover a lot of facts and figures, statistics, or tabular information, and it’s really tricky to put into words. Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily compile it all into a vibrant and easy to read chart, or even a collection of charts that are all related? Then, wouldn’t it be great if it was all in one image that you could share to other people, or even print to stick on the wall of your classroom? Search no more, for we have your solution. Infographics! What Are Infographics? As the name may suggest, an Infographic is a graphic that gives you lots of info. Our Favourite Infographic Tools I’ve been huntng down some of the best tools I can find for creating infographics, and other graphics you can use on your blog. 1. I’ve started here because this is my favourite of the tools I’m going to look at, but not specifically for it’s Infographic ability. 2. 3. 4. Related

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How to Create Amazing Infographics Infographics make complex information eye catching, shareable and easily digestible. Most importantly, they play a crucial role in the increasingly visual world of marketing. Did you know that adding images to your Facebook posts can generate up to 65% more interaction from your fans? Boost your social media engagement by creating amazing infographics in Canva. To put these skills into practice, leap into the interactive design tutorial at the end of this article. Shapes help contain your content and create visual focus. 30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 30 Trends In Education Technology For The 2015 School Year by Terry Heick What’s trending up for 2015 school year in terms of education technology? iPads are still the standard but other platforms are making headway.

20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic. What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer. Plus, readers who like what they see are more likely to share visual guides more than articles.

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glogin?URI= 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.” You can find all five posts linked from the first one, “Teaching With Infographics | Places to Start.”

congiuntivite storyboard by: emanuelamadras Copy This Code Snippet <a href=" src=" /></a><br><a href=" a Copy</a> | <a href=" Larger</a> Want the raw links? The Ultimate Guide To Note Taking In Class [Infographic] Many studious types will swear that they can take everything in from their lecture or seminar just by listening and engaging, but research suggests that can’t be true. Approximately 60% of information can be forgotten after only 9 hours. If you don’t want to start your assignment or exam with only 40% of the knowledge you could have, you should probably make a change. Sure, revising in your student accommodation post-lecture can help, or you could let this infographic show you why note taking is so important, and the best methods for doing so, depending on what kind of person you are. Here’s The Ultimate Guide To Note Taking In Class.

New Minecraft Mod Teaches You Code as You Play Like many nine-year-olds, Stanley Strum spends a lot of time building things in Minecraft, the immersive game that lets your create your own mini-universe. The game has many tools. But Stanley is one of many players taking the game a step further by building entirely new features into the game. And, more than that, he’s also learning how to code. He’s doing this with a tweak to the Minecraft game, called LearnToMod. Modifications like this, called “mods,” are a big part of the game’s runaway success. Infographic Lesson Plan Page for Teachers (boring stuff my students won't want to read!) - Infographics (Although these lessons may be adapted to fit most grade levels from 6-12) Writing Production and Distribution of Writing 4.

The Notebook This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household chores and watch a short film. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2)- Intermediate (B1) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes 10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics? What would you make it of? It’s actually easier than you think… even if you have zero design skills whatsoever. Below are my two favorite infographic-making web 2.0 tools that I highly recommend.

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