Archive for the ‘inforgraphics’ Category

This tool is pretty amazing!  Excerpt:

AutoDraw is a very simple and easy to use drawing tool, with most of the normal features such as drawing, filling colors, resizing, adding text, and more. However, there is one big twist. AutoDraw includes Google’s artificial intelligence to help you draw by taking your squiggles and doodles, and offering to replace them with professional images.

Can’t draw a dog? If you can sort of doodle a poodle, AutoDraw will try to recognize what you drew and let you replace your questionable canine with a cute clipart version.

See below for more details about AutoDraw and how it works, as well as ideas for how teachers and students could use this tool for creating and learning.

Find more at http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2017/04/google-autodraw.html?m=1

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Canva:  https://www.canva.com/

Charts are a great way to convey information…if they are done well.  Read more at http://blog.visme.co/dos-and-donts-chart-making/#FjvWx9MoPK7JPQkV.99

Great classroom tool for formative assessments!  http://offers.hubspot.com/how-to-create-infographics-in-powerpoint?source=ppc-NAM-facebook-10-free-info-oct-2015

A picture speaks more than a thousand words… All teachers know this.  However, many of us often struggle in creating a visualization of content.  The article in the link provides a number of solutions to teachers.

Here is one excerpt:

Find a list of various tools for visualizations for 6 categories of data:

 

According to this periodic table shared by Visual Literacy, visualizations are divided into  6 categories:

  • Data Visualization
  • Information visualization
  • Concept visualization
  • Metaphor visualization
  • Compound visualization
  • Strategy visualization

 

 

Infographics are a great formative assessment of mastery of content since they synthesize it to its essence.  Try it out.  Students can create them in minutes.  If you have technology at hand, use this tool:  https://infogr.am/

If not, just use the old paper and pencil method