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5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics

5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics
Have we ever shared infographic creation apps here ? I checked my archive and was surprised to find not one single post on this topic.We have curated several web tools before that help teachers make engaging and visually infographics but only all of those tools are web-based, now comes the turn for some mobile apps. 1- Infographics The Infographics App by Column Five is a selection of our data visualizations and other editorial infographics, which have been created for a wide range of clients. Some are meant to inform, and others are meant to entertain, and we hope you enjoy. 2- Grafio Create business models, flow charts, organizational charts, wire frames, network diagrams, business process diagrams, Venn diagrams, mind maps, mock-ups, text-and-audio notes, sketches and other illustrations. 3- MindMeister MindMeister is the one and only mobile mind mapping app you'll ever need. 4-Maptini 5- Photo Stats

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: 5 Steps for Formative Assessment Editor's Note: This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. If you flip your class, you might be able to rid yourself of the bane of many teachers: grading papers late at night. Since the flipped classroom model moves teachers away from the "front of the room," they have more time to interact with students and implement a wide variety of instructional strategies -- including formative assessment. 5 Steps to Check for Mastery One formative assessment strategy has the side benefit of not taking papers home to grade. This strategy, called a mastery check, has five specific steps: Storybird- Great for Visual Storytelling with Students July, 2014 Storybird is a great platform for visual storytelling. Students can easily use it to create visual stories in few steps. Storybird provides students with artwork curated from illustrators and animators from all around the world and invite them to use those images to create engaging stories. Besides being able to create their own storybooks, students can use Storybird library to access and read a wide variety of books written by others.

10 Great Digital Citizenship Lessons from Google July 15, 2014 Today I want to draw your attention to these excellent resources from Google. These are 10 interactive lessons designed by the folks in Google to help students learn more about different themes related to the general topic of digital citizenship. And while all these lessons revolve around YouTube, most of the principles they include could also be projected on any other digital platform. Using these lessons, teachers and students will be able to gain useful skills and a holistic understanding about responsible digital citizenship, not only on YouTube, but in all online activity. Great Infographic Making Tools for Teachers 1- This is my favorite tool. It helps you easily create awesome infographics using pre-designed templates.

Canva - Create Beautiful Slides, Posters, and Infographics Canva is a new service that makes it easy to create beautiful slides, flyers, posters, infographics, and photo collages. Creating these graphics on Canva is a drag-and-drop process. Start by selecting a template then dragging and dropping into place background designs, pictures, clip art, and text boxes.

7 Steps to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class August 15, 2014 The use of visual aids in teaching is a practice well established in the education literature and teaching pedagogy. Visuals tend to enhance the content's comprehensibility and simplify complex processes. However, with the emergence of web2.0 technologies and the rapid uptake of digital media this visual feature of communication has been exponentially developed especially with the appearance of infographics. Infographics are visual representations of data. They are a blend of different materials such as text, graphs, pictures, symbols, flowchats, diagrams...etc. Infographics aim at presenting information in such a visually appealing way that facilitates its intake by viewers.

How to customise your book in iMovie After exporting your book as a video, you might need to make a couple of custom edits. Let’s look at how to do this in the iMovie app. Watch the video or read the tutorial below. 10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom Move over, Facebook—if you teach middle or high schoolers, you know that Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels for teens and tweens today. And while it may not seem like it at first, there are many applications for Instagram in the classroom. Of course, it's important to protect students' privacy, especially when using a public channel like Instagram. If you're interested in trying any of the ideas below, we recommend creating a classroom account that you set to "private" and carefully vetting any potential followers.

Teachers' Practical Guide to A FLipped Classroom July, 2014 Unlike the numerous graphics I shared here on the topic of flipped learning which were substantially theoretically based, the one I have for you today provides a practical demonstration of how Dr.Russell flipped his classroom . The graphic also features some of the activities and procedures he drew in his flipped instruction. Another section of this graphic highlights some of the bearings of this flipped methodology on students performance particularly in terms of the enhanced test scores. The purpose behind sharing this visual is to provide you with a concrete example of how you can go about integrating a flipped learning methodology in your instruction. This is only a paradigmatic example which you can adapt with due modifications to your own teaching situation. Here are the three easy steps Dr.

Google Forms: how to create a quiz or a test that automatically grades itself in Google Docs Using forms in Google docs lets anyone create forms quickly and share those forms via email, embed them into a webpage or blog. If you are a teacher, you can create formulas that allow you to have these forms graded in minutes. The formula part is a bit challenging, so I wrote this article to talk about how I recently created a final for one of my classes.