DIY Infographics for Data Reporting

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Midwest Educational Technology Conference 2013
Are your data reports just plain text with a table tossed in the middle? Have you seen Infographics and want to design your own? Bring your laptop and school data collection to learn different methods from simple to detailed to create your own Infographics.

Do It Yourself Projects will include:
1. Designing and creating an infographic to market your library to administrators and community.
2. Explore ideas for collaborating with teachers using data research in student projects. Can we say "common core"?

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  • David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut — and it may just change the way we see the world.
  • DIY Infographics for Data Reporting

    1. 1. Linda Dougherty, Teacher LibrarianNorthwest R-I School District, Missouri
    2. 2. http://bit.ly/YRiuRy
    3. 3. Introduction – What is an Infographic?Design Essentials & ToolsBrain Break!Lesson A - Creating Infographics with School DataPlay Break!Lesson B – Creating Infographics with Students
    4. 4. Cash, Ivan. Infographic of Infographics. Digital image. Ivan Cash. Public School, 21 Apr. 2011. Web. 11 Feb. 2013.<http://gotopublicschool.com/design-things/infographic-on-infographics>.
    5. 5. History ofInfographics FlorenceNightingale 1857
    6. 6. Power of Infographicshttp://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.html
    7. 7. Three Parts of Infographic Designs Story Data Design
    8. 8. #1#2 #3
    9. 9. http://visual.ly/
    10. 10. http://www.dipity.com/
    11. 11. http://www.easel.ly/
    12. 12. http://infogr.am/
    13. 13. http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/
    14. 14. http://www.gliffy.com/
    15. 15. http://piktochart.com/
    16. 16. Tutorial Video
    17. 17. http://bit.ly/YRiuRy
    18. 18. Crowd Source Ideas for School Reports• Google Presentation format –• Each table is assigned a slide by number.• Group brainstorms ideas for reports with one reporter at each table. http://bit.ly/X3XPaB *Link is on the Presentation Resource page!
    19. 19. Group Discussion Data Reports:• What facts and statistics can be reported in an infographic format?• Do you have a purpose for the report?• Who will be your audience?• How will you cite your facts? By source or documentation?
    20. 20. Work Time: Add your data to a school report infographic.Suggest Piktochart for your first infographic fordata reports.
    21. 21. http://create.visual.ly/ Play Time Select a Story Connect your Twitter, Facebook, or Linkedin accounts.
    22. 22. http://bit.ly/ZBlv70
    23. 23. Cox, Tamara. "Eliterate Libraarin." : October 2012. N.p., n.d. Web. 12Feb. 2013. <http://e-literatelibrarian.blogspot.com/2012_10_01_archive.html>.
    24. 24. http://e-literatelibrarian.blogspot.com/2012/10/infographics-update.html
    25. 25. Group DiscussionStudent Created Infographics:Look over student examples on the Pinterestboards or resources or Google!• What Subject Areas?• Grade Levels?• Common Core Standards? GLE’S? NETS?• Research using what resources?• Pinterest Boards http://bit.ly/15NHaho
    26. 26. http://pinterest.com/ljdougherty/making-infographics/
    27. 27. InfographicsLesson PlanIdeashttp://nyti.ms/16tqWva
    28. 28. http://bit.ly/16trgdj
    29. 29. http://bit.ly/15NIwZu
    30. 30. http://bit.ly/WoKzAy
    31. 31. http://bit.ly/X8NURo
    32. 32. "Student Handout for Steps in Creation." Kathy Schrocks Guide to Everything. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2013.<http://www.schrockguide.net/infographics-as-an-assessment.html>.
    33. 33. http://bit.ly/ZNl6lx
    34. 34. http://bit.ly/YqofWZ
    35. 35. http://bit.ly/15NJyoC
    36. 36. Work Time:• Select a topic for student created infographic projects.• Start a student infographic yourself.• Explore Making Infographics Pinterest Board for more lesson plan ideas.• Follow one of the lesson plans you found to see if YOU can make the infographic!
    37. 37. Works CitedLamb, Annette C., and Daniel Callison. Graphic Inquiry. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2012. Print.ONeal, Chris. Data-driven Decision Making: A Handbook for School Leaders. Eugene, Or.: International Society for Technology in Education, 2012. Print.
    38. 38. 12 NOON ROOM D1Digital Curation Ninja SkillsTODAY – 2:20 – 3:10Windsor Room 1 – Embassy Suites LowerLevel

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