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Infographics

  1. 1. INFOGRAPHICSFOR YOUR DIGITAL NATIVES Lisa Jackson, Tyler ISD TCEA 2013
  2. 2. INFOGRAPHICSDEFINED:Information (info) +Images (graphic) =INFOGRAPHICWORLD TRADE CENTERhttp://www.history.com/topics/9-11-attacks/interactives/world-trade-center-reborn
  3. 3. DIAGRAMSEye: http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/eyes.html25 Years of Mac: http://www.wired.com/images/article/magazine/1701/ff_mac3_f.jpg
  4. 4. MAPShttp://0.tqn.com/d/hotels/1/0/Y/M/3/fort-wilderness-disney-map.gif
  5. 5. WORDCLOUDSCreated using Tagxedo and Wordle
  6. 6. CHARTS, GRAPHSPAWZ: http://pawzdogboots.com/wp-content/uploads/new_size_chart.pngGraphs: http://contented.com/contented/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/58551-advanced_graph_and_chart_collection_for_php.gif
  7. 7. Infographicsprovide informationfor:• Readers of all abilities, including those that struggle• Young readers• ESLs• Visual learnersUSE YOUR HEAD:http://www.infographicsshowcase.com/use-your-head-infographic
  8. 8. Online media andinteractive textsexpose us to moreand moreinfographics.As consumers, weneed to be able toread and interpretinfographics as wellas be able to createthem.VISUAL HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS TREES:http://www.christmastreemarket.com/History-of-the-Christmas-Tree-Origin-Infographic-s/311.htm
  9. 9. Diagrams andgraphs providemeaning in layers.Students must betaught how tointerpret theinformation so as notto make criticalmistakes.WHAT ARE WEBSITES MADE OF:http://webexpedition18.com/articles/awesome-creative-infographics/
  10. 10. SIMPLE STEPS FORSTUDENTS1. DEVELOP A GOOD QUESTION AND RESEARCH THE TOPIC2. DECIDE WHAT IS NEEDED FOR THE INFOGRAPHIC BY MAKING A DRAFT3. COLLECT DATA, STATISTICS, TEXT, AUDIO, VIDEO4. CREATE THE INFOGRAPH USING VISUALLY PLEASING COLORS AND FONTS5. INCLUDE CITATIONS
  11. 11. MORE INVOLVED STEPSFOR TEACHERS1. DECIDE ON THE TOPIC AND SETTING OF STUDENTS (INDIVIDUAL, GROUPS, PAIRS)2. DEVELOP ROLES, SUCH AS DATA MANAGER, GRAPH CREATOR, IMAGE/SOUND/VIDEO COLLECTOR3. SELECT THE TOOL OF CHOICE4. CREATE A RUBRIC5. PROVIDE EXAMPLE INFOGRAPHICS6. TEACH ABOUT CREATIVE COMMONS, GUIDE AND SUPPORT
  12. 12. HELPFUL SITESTEACHING WITH INFOGRAPHICS (New York Times)http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/23/teaching-with-infographics-places-to-startKATHY SCHROCK: http://www.schrockguide.net/infographics-as-an-assessment.htmlTHE NEW YORK TIMES: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/teaching-topics/teaching-topics-great-ways-to-teach-any-days-timesover 100 incredible infographic tools and resources (categorized): http://dailytekk.com/2012/02/27/over-100-incredible-infographic-tools-and-resourcesINFOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES FROM EDUDEMIC: http://edudemic.com/tag/infographicINFOGRAPHICS IN EDUCATION:http://infographicsineducation.wikispaces.com/Project+RequirementsCREATING AND USING INFOGRAPHICS IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM:http://insidetheclassroomoutsidethebox.wordpress.com/2012/08/12/creating-and-using-infographics-in-the-elementary-classroom
  13. 13. TOOLSwww.timetoast.com (Timeline)http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/timeline-30007.html(Timeline)www.createagraph.com (Graph)Excelpiktochart.com (Infographic)infogr.am (Infographic)easel.ly (Infographic)
  14. 14. CONTACTINFORMATIONLisa Jacksonlisa.jackson@tylerISD.org @LJacksonITS

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