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As you look at the following examples think about these questions:
- What is the main message of this infographic?
- What types of visuals does the infographic use?
- In what ways might this infographic (or one like it) support student learning?
2. Why use infographics in education?
TEKS Mini Tour
ELAR Writing Strand K-12
Students compose a variety of written texts with a clear controlling idea, coherent organization, and sufficient detail.
ELAR Research Strand K-12
ELAR Media Literacy TEKS K-12
Social Studies TEKS K-12 (in some form or fashion)
Analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause and effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, drawing inferences and conclusions.
- K-2 Record and organize data using pictures, numbers and words
- 3.2C Construct maps, graphic organizers, simple tables, charts, and bar graphs using tools and current technology to organize, examine and evaluate measured data.
- 6.2 E Analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations, communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.
- Can infographics help support student understanding of math concepts?
Marzano's High Yield Instructional Strategies
- Identifying similarities and differences
- Summarizing and note taking
- Reinforcing effort and providing recognition
- Homework and practice
- Non-linguistic respresentations
- Cooperative learning
- Setting objectives and providing feedback
- Generating and testing hypotheses
- Questions, cues and advance organizers
3. How Does This Work?
Better: give the stats to students and let them create an infographic for you!