Why Infographics instead
of a Paper
Focus on the process of research
Integrate Technology into a research unit
Why Infographics?
To present large amounts of information in a
compact and easy to use format.
To reveal data and relation...
Let’s Get Started
Collaboration of reading and writing and
technology
Not meant to be contained in one classroom

Reading ...
Reading
Why do we research
Topics
Funnel topic

Formulate Research question
Open ended questions
What do we want to know a...
Reading
Total research in the classroom on netbooks
EBSCO
Google Drive

Individual help with finding and understanding
res...
Writing
What can be used as a source?
OWL at Purdue
Son of a Citation /Citation Machine

Put together the Infographics in ...
Writing
GLOGSTER.COM/EDU
User friendly
Great graphics
Easy to share with each other and teacher
Not protected
Can’t contro...
Student Samples
Technology
What is an infographic?
Traits of an infographic
Evaluate student-created infographics
Models of Organization
Create Infographics Online
Infographic Apps

iOS - $1.99

iOS - $11.99 (Free)
Creating Infographics Offline
Photoshop
PowerPoint
Results
Reached the kids that would not have done the
paper
Resources
teachinginfographics.wikispaces.com
room233.wikispaces.com/Evaluating+Infographics
Kathy Shrock’s Guide to Every...
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Infographics with research

  1. 1. Why Infographics instead of a Paper Focus on the process of research Integrate Technology into a research unit
  2. 2. Why Infographics? To present large amounts of information in a compact and easy to use format. To reveal data and relationships among data. To reveal the data, discover cause-effect relations, and identify relationships among data.
  3. 3. Let’s Get Started Collaboration of reading and writing and technology Not meant to be contained in one classroom Reading – teach the research process Writing – teaching documentation process Technology - taught Infographics
  4. 4. Reading Why do we research Topics Funnel topic Formulate Research question Open ended questions What do we want to know about our topic Validity of resources District Librarian – utilize her
  5. 5. Reading Total research in the classroom on netbooks EBSCO Google Drive Individual help with finding and understanding resources Full week of research time
  6. 6. Writing What can be used as a source? OWL at Purdue Son of a Citation /Citation Machine Put together the Infographics in my room Structure Workings of Glogster
  7. 7. Writing GLOGSTER.COM/EDU User friendly Great graphics Easy to share with each other and teacher Not protected Can’t control other users Can’t control adds and other glogs
  8. 8. Student Samples
  9. 9. Technology What is an infographic? Traits of an infographic Evaluate student-created infographics Models of Organization
  10. 10. Create Infographics Online
  11. 11. Infographic Apps iOS - $1.99 iOS - $11.99 (Free)
  12. 12. Creating Infographics Offline Photoshop PowerPoint
  13. 13. Results Reached the kids that would not have done the paper
  14. 14. Resources teachinginfographics.wikispaces.com room233.wikispaces.com/Evaluating+Infographics Kathy Shrock’s Guide to Everything – Infographics as Assessment Infographics Kit

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