Why Infographics instead
of a Paper
Focus on the process of research
Integrate Technology into a research unit
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.
Let’s Get Started
Collaboration of reading and writing and
Not meant to be contained in one classroom
Reading – teach the research process
Writing – teaching documentation process
Technology - taught Infographics
Why do we research
Formulate Research question
Open ended questions
What do we want to know about our topic
Validity of resources
District Librarian – utilize her
Total research in the classroom on netbooks
Individual help with finding and understanding
Full week of research time
What can be used as a source?
OWL at Purdue
Son of a Citation /Citation Machine
Put together the Infographics in my room
Workings of Glogster
Easy to share with each other and teacher
Can’t control other users
Can’t control adds and other glogs