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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | Education | 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 infographicHow to create an infographicDeveloping ideas & organizing dataResearch & sourcesTypography, graphics & colorFacts & conclusionsDesigning & Editing
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HCL's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...

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What is Google Apps for Education?

This is an overview webinar on Google Apps for Education and other technology tools that Google offers to schools, colleges and universities. Find what you n...

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Jean-Baptiste Houdart's curator insight, April 19, 2014 5:49 AM

Search, share, organize information, collaborate with teachers, students and parents and many more tools available.

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57 Learning Technology Tools One Middle School Teacher Depends On

57 Learning Technology Tools One Middle School Teacher Depends On | Education | Scoop.it
57 learning technology tools one middle school teacher depends on, such as Kidblog, Dropbox, VoiceThread, Educreations, etc.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 22, 2014 2:48 AM

A curated list that includes notes for each of the tools on how the teachers uses these in her classroom. 

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Teacher to Learner: The Power of Words

Teacher to Learner: The Power of Words | Education | Scoop.it
This post was originally posted on Figuring It Out by Johnny Bevacqua As we march ahead in education, navigating a changing landscape – imposed by a variety of forces (e.g mobile, web based and social technology, economic shifts, globalization,...

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45+ Teacher Recommended Educational Apps

45+ Teacher Recommended Educational Apps | Education | Scoop.it
45+ Free Teacher Recommended Educational Apps

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Anthony M Gesamondo III's curator insight, June 20, 2014 9:43 PM

WOW! This is a HUGE resource of FREE apps that actual teachers recommend. The apps range from beginning learners to high school and beyond. did I mention that they are all free?

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The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms

The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms | Education | Scoop.it
This week, I had the opportunity to present at the Iowa 1:1 Institute. It is always a great event, and has long been known for having some of Iowa's brightest and best educators in attendance. I di...

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Great ideas. 

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, April 13, 2014 2:52 AM

Web toolkit for classroom activities. 

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24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014 | Education | Scoop.it
At CustomShow, we decided to list some alternatives to powerpoint that could help in solving your overall presentation problems. These programs serve many purposes.

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I've used Prezi but the Haiku Deck looks cool too for the classroom. 

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Lino's curator insight, May 2, 2014 5:50 AM

24 Powerpoint Alternatives & Presentation Programs For 2014

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 5, 2014 5:18 AM

A new list of the most popular digital presentation tools available.


And a very helpful list of advantages and disadvantages for any of the tools.


Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2015 10:18 PM

Lots of great tools here!

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5 Simple Questions To Encourage Student Voice | The Curious Creative

5 Simple Questions To Encourage Student Voice | The Curious Creative | Education | Scoop.it

"This is a recent resource I have shared on Twitter that has proven really useful and very popular with educators. Thanks to Rebecca Alber and Edutopia for sharing/creating the original."

 


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50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014

50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014 | Education | Scoop.it
50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: Updated For 2014 by Sara Briggs The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms...

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TWCLibrary's curator insight, April 23, 2014 9:57 PM

Amazing collection of TED talks that you can dip into!

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 29, 2014 12:13 AM

We usually see inspiring videos the week before school starts. I say, we need them now! We are dragging and still have 6 weeks to teach. Let's get inspired and finish the year motivated and excited about learning. Our students just may follow suit!

Naomi Bates's curator insight, May 1, 2014 1:07 PM

Love this!!  #tlchat #txlchat #edchat #txeduchat #txed #nisdchat