These really are a great way to visualize data. And believe it or not, you don't have to be a graphic designer to create them. All it takes is some data you want to visualize and knowing where to go to create them.
Here are a few of my favorite sites and tools to use when creating infographics.
Google Public Data Explorer:
Aviary Phoenix-Once you gather your images, charts and graphics, you are going to need a way to put them together. A very powerful, browser-based, image editing program, you can import images and create many layers to produce the infographic of your dreams.
Kathy Schrock has an entire webiste dedicated to using infographics in the classroom. She has gathered a ton of apps, sites, lessons and ideas. It's definitely worth checking out.
Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials. To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map. To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum). Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.
Staying Connected: You can receive post updates in the way that best fits how you use social media.
There is an assumption that state of the art agricultural technology and state of the art farm management practice are one in the same, or at least highly corre (Recent Blog: Who says agricultural technology is state of the art?
I've been tinkering with assessment for the past several years. My role at the district had me knee deep in shifting the notion of Assessment and Evaluation from primarily assessment OF learning to assessment FOR learning. Simply put, a stronger focus on formative and less on summative.
In past classes, I've usually offered my students some opportunity to assess themselves, whether it was against a rubric, or a self designed criteria. It's shocking how many students struggle with this idea.
Image credit: Fanhattan App Name: Fanhattan Price: Free Available Platforms: iPhone, iPad What does this app do? Hulu, Amazon, Netflix—there are a lot of services out there providing viewers with TV and movie content.