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Sites to help build infographics, understand why they are useful, and super cool examples
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Links to Resources - Infographics

Links to Resources - Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

Kathy is the bomb! This site has virtually everything you need to get started including video tutorials.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Online Tools for Creating Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
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Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners - HTML5 Presenter by Easy WebContent

Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners - HTML5 Presenter by Easy WebContent | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Use Presenter to create free professional interactive HTML5 Presentations, animations, banners, Splash pages and more.
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You can create animated infographics with this free tool. 

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8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic]

8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When [Infographic] | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
This visual presentation shows you the 8 types of infographics, and which one is the most effective to use depending on the content you are developing.
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The Ecosystem of Linkedin - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics

The Ecosystem of Linkedin - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has reached over 200 million members worldwide, making it the world’s larges...
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Piktochart: Infographic Tool for Non-Designers

Piktochart: Infographic Tool for Non-Designers | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Information graphics - how do you create infographics without any design knowledge? Piktochart is an easy infographic tool/creator/maker/designer that requires very little effort

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Richard Seal's curator insight, April 17, 2013 9:15 AM

More info graphic resources.

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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

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.


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Sadhana Pittala's curator insight, May 16, 11:54 AM

Type: Versus

Pros: Easy to understand and read

cons: The colors clash with one another to the point at which it's hard to look at, the colors also look dull and washed out

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A history teacher uses the oil spill for a student design project - NYTimes.com

Diana Laufenburg's excellent and comprehensive lesson using inforgraphics in her history class. Covers everything you can think of including possible mishaps.

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Gigabytes: Creating InfoGraphics with Middle School Students

Free Technology for Teachers: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Gigabytes: Creating InfoGraphics with Middle School Students | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

Guest Blogger to Richard Byrne's wonderful blog,Michele Haiken, Ed.D. is currently a teacher at Rye Middle School in Rye, NY and adjunct professor at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY.  For more teaching ideas utilizing technology and literacy you can visit her blogwww.theteachingfactor.com and follow on twitter @teachingfactor.

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The Infographics Showcase - Data Visualization - Infographic Design

The Infographics Showcase - Data Visualization - Infographic Design | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
We are collecting the best of the web infographics with a nod and a wink to some exciting graphic design. If you love information communicated in a visually appealing and simplifying manner then you are in the right place.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Advice on Creating Infographics from the Author of Cool Infographics

Free Technology for Teachers: Advice on Creating Infographics from the Author of Cool Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
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Student Designed Infographics: Process & Products

Student Designed Infographics: Process & Products | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Last year my students designed infographics for the first time. I enjoyed the process and the products.
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75 best infographics on the web | Infographic | Creative Bloq

75 best infographics on the web | Infographic | Creative Bloq | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Infographics are everywhere, and cover everything from superheroes to typography. We've trawled the web to find the best of the bunch - just look what we've uncovered!
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NerdGraph - The best infographics blog of the galaxy!

NerdGraph - The best infographics blog of the galaxy! | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
We're adding all the Best Infographics to our blog so you have something to get ideas from, every day!
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13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics [HTML 5]

13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics [HTML 5] | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Enjoy our HTML 5 interactive infographic that exaplains why infographics are so successful
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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

Additional topics covered include:

The major parts of an infographic How to create an infographic Developing ideas & organizing data Research & sources Typography, graphics & color Facts & conclusions Designing & Editing


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HC's curator insight, April 30, 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...

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Infographics Archive | Infographic Website Offering Infographics and Data Visualization

Infographics Archive | Infographic Website Offering Infographics and Data Visualization | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Infographics Archive, showcases infographic design and visual thinking. Submit your infographic to the archive.
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An Educator's Introduction the Infographics & Data Visualization in Daily Bites… /  InfoGraphic-a-Day

An Educator's Introduction the Infographics & Data Visualization in Daily Bites… /  InfoGraphic-a-Day | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

David Warlick (@dwarlick) presented on infographics at ISTE12.  Here is his graphicaday site.  


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Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool.

Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

Piktochart- Make Information Beautiful. Create infographics. Engaging presentation app.  This is a free and easy to use tool for creating inforgraphics

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HeatmapTool.com | Make Beautiful Heat Maps

HeatmapTool.com | Make Beautiful Heat Maps | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

Simply provide HeatmapTool with the URL to a comma separated values file (CSV) that includes the latitude, longitude, and (optionally) amplitude. Set any of the many options we have available, such as the size and color, and we'll send back your customized heat map image within seconds. It's never been easier.

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Interactive maps and visualizations | StatSilk

Interactive maps and visualizations | StatSilk | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Create interactive maps using the award-winning free StatPlanet software. Explore thousands of world stats through interactive maps and data visualizations.
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easel.ly

easel.ly | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it

create infographics online...  Super easy to use, comes with an introductory tutorial

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Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics

Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics | Learning with Infographs | Scoop.it
Daily Infographic delivers new infographics every day. From personal finance to bacon consumption, we're your daily one-stop headquarters for new compelling, data-filled illustrations.
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