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The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013

The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013 | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Animated videos are quickly becoming a leading medium of choice for impactful story telling. That's hardly surprising, considering how difficult it is to grab -
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A collection of storytelling videos, informing and persuading, using story and fact. Great variety of ways to get a message across. 

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Infographics Lie. Here's How To Spot The B.S.

Infographics Lie. Here's How To Spot The B.S. | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Infographics are all over the place nowadays. How do you know which ones to trust? Follow these three easy steps to save yourself from getting duped.
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Very helfpul information for critical literacy and analysis of infographics

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A Detailed History Of Social Media - Edudemic

A Detailed History Of Social Media - Edudemic | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Do you know the history of social media? Think we'll remember Facebook in 20 years? This detailed timeline is a must-see.
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Social media has a longer history than you think - an interesting timeline

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Creating Infographics with Students | Langwitches Blog

Creating Infographics with Students | Langwitches Blog | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it

Some useful resources for teaching students about infographics

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The Deadliest Animal in the World

The Deadliest Animal in the World | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Bill Gates introduces Mosquito Week on his personal blog, the Gates Notes. Everything posted this week is dedicated to this deadly creature. Mosquitoes carry devastating diseases like malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and encephalitis.
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Infographics using line size to show numerical levels of the deadliest killer animals

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Restless America: state-to-state migration in 2012

Approximately 7.1 million Americans moved to another state in 2012. That’s over 2.2% of the U.S. population. The United States has a long history of people picking up and moving their families to o...
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How do you read this infographic? A conceptual image which classifies data in a creative way

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9 Infographics on Mobile Technology & iPads in Education

9 Infographics on Mobile Technology & iPads in Education | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
From elementary school to grad school, technology is changing the way schools teach and students learn. One of the more common technologies leading this change is the Apple iPad.
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These may make things clearer, or perhaps just add to the confusion about technology and education?

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Teaching With Infographics | Places to Start

Teaching With Infographics | Places to Start | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it

 How important it is for students to be able to read and interpret visual representations of information - some tips for exploring them

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