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Creating Infographics with Students | Langwitches Blog

Creating Infographics with Students | Langwitches Blog | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

I have been mesmerized by Infographics for a while now. Take a look at my previously written posts. Infographics- What? Why? How? Visual Thinking and Learning in the Classroom What are infographics?

 

Great post with nice pdf posters and several good resources/links.

 

 

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10 Reasons Information Visualisation Rocks - Conspire: A @Mindjet Publication

10 Reasons Information Visualisation Rocks - Conspire: A @Mindjet Publication | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Humans are naturally visual creatures -- here are 10 great reasons to hop on the information visualisation train.
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Reasons to use infographics as a form of instruction

 

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The World As 100 People [Infographic] | Daily Infographic

The World As 100 People [Infographic] | Daily Infographic | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Today's infographic shows a remarkable study in simplification.

Via Danita Russell
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Nice infographic - yes, I know these could have been shown with multiple circle graphs but this is much more appealing.

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How to make an infographic worth a thousand words - iMediaConnection.com

How to make an infographic worth a thousand words - iMediaConnection.com | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
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Some great itps on making an effective infographic rather than just so-so

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Hackers Get Your Data

INFOGRAPHIC: How Hackers Get Your Data | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Did you know that in just a few minutes, a hacker can find out all kinds of personal details about you, including your Social Security number, address and credit card number? Yikes. Unfortunately, we can't pin all the blame ...
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Nice example of pertinent information condensed and organized into an infographic. Somehow more effective than just reading the same repeated information in a paragraph.

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UNEP Environmental Data Explorer - The Environmental Database (search | map | graph | download)

UNEP Environmental Data Explorer - The Environmental Database (search | map | graph | download) | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
The UNEP Environmental Data Explorer (former UNEP GEO Data Explorer) online database holds more than 450 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like...
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Waste management, forests, energy production, etc. - nice group of downloadable  infographics

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Car Sizes Through The Years [Infographic] - Automotive News

Car Sizes Through The Years [Infographic] - Automotive News | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Ultimate infographic showing the size growth of the Honda Civic, MINI Cooper, Honda Accord, VW Golf, Porsche 911, Ford Explorer and other cars over the years at Automotive.com.
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The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet | Edudemic

The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet | Edudemic | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Inforgraphic with definitions of some of the most-used phrases in educational technology.

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Cool Infographics - Blog - What is an Infographic? (explained with LEGOs)

Cool Infographics - Blog - What is an Infographic? (explained with LEGOs) | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Nice infographic to illustrate what an infographic is and why it is effective.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Infographics

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Infographics | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Create, upload and share your own space, solar system, planet and universe themed infographics on the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory website. We provide the data, graphics, images and research to get you started!
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How to Get Started With Infographics | PCWorld Business Center

How to Get Started With Infographics | PCWorld Business Center | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Basic tips to businesses about creating and using infographics - definitely helpful for student projects. Some links to infographic creators.

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Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool.

Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Piktochart-Free version has limited number of themes available and limits number of graphics. Pro version seems a little expensive for educators but could be a good way to get started.

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Building an Infographic? Begin with a Blueprint.

Building an Infographic? Begin with a Blueprint. | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

This short description of creating a first infographic could be useful for beginners. There are some helpful links here also.

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Student Designed Infographics: Process & Products

Student Designed Infographics: Process & Products | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Last year my students designed infographics for the first time. I enjoyed the process and the products.
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Great lesson plan for having students create infographics as a part of the learning process. Includes topic submission form, tips for evaluating information, and suggestions for tools. 

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List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners

List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Does your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual aids? Since they are visual learners have you though of using infographics at your course?
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Despite the spelling or grammatical errors, this is a nice list of tools and a few tips on creating effective infographics

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TeachersFirst: Now I See! - Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment

TeachersFirst: Now I See! - Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Infographics are an excellent tool for students to understand and connect vocabulary, data, and other information.
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nice PowerPoint about creating and tweaking infographics as well as several links for tools, examples, and uses in the classroom

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Comics Can Make You A Better Communicator | The Content Wrangler

Comics Can Make You A Better Communicator | The Content Wrangler | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
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I accidentally posted this here instead of to my comics scoop page. However, it really works here as well - comics and infographics are so closely related. This is a good explanation of the history and importance of the use of graphic design as a communication tool. It makes a good bridge between the two tools. 

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18 free tools to create infographics for your learners

Does your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual aids? Since they are

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 20, 2013 3:30 PM

Good review of Infographics tools

Natit's curator insight, January 26, 2013 4:09 PM

Бесплатные инструменты для создания инфографики

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JTHS Instructional Technology: Infographics Explained and How to Use Them In Your Classroom

JTHS Instructional Technology: Infographics Explained and How to Use Them In Your Classroom | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Overview of infographics with a couple of interesting graphics about making infographics more memorable. Some repetition with other posts on this page.

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30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources

30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Nice list of tools and resources to create your own infographics - from chart tools to brainstorming apps to Wordle

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Infographics: Growing Up With Technology

Infographics: Growing Up With Technology | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Use of technology in education - changes over the last few years. To some extent, it feels like an ad for Apple since it specifically mentions iPad and iBooks but interesting information.

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Telling a Story the Pixar Way

Telling a Story the Pixar Way | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

This may not be a typical infographic - no numbers here - but  it is a very nice graphic I will share with the language arts folks

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How to Create an Effective Infographic | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

How to Create an Effective Infographic | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it
Tips on how to create an effective infographic for your presentation.
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plasq.com

plasq.com | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

This is not a free program and does require downloading but they do have individual, family, and education licenses available. I just saw some examples of using it for instructions as well as creative writing. Could be worth checking out.

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5 great ways to use infographics in the classroom | Quite Useful

5 great ways to use infographics in the classroom | Quite Useful | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

Ideas and links for using infographics.

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Featured Expressions - The New Hive

Featured Expressions - The New Hive | Infographics and Projects | Scoop.it

The New Hive makes it easy for you to express yourself online. Whether it's a journal, collection of recipes, portfolio or flyer, it's fun and easy to create and update all of your media and ideas in one ad-free space.

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