This is extremely helpful when designing anything with typography.
You can use color and font weight to add interest and differentiate between words, like PayPal and Piktochart below.
Applying different font sizes or typefaces within the same font classes creates differences between headings, subheading, and body text.
Combine your text with a picture and you’ve got limitless potential to create an interesting moment.
Check out this post for more infographics resources.
here are links to the tools:
http://www.creativebloq.com/infographic/tools-2131971, http://uplifted.net/marketing/top-3-free-generator-tools-to-create-an-infographic-online/, http://www.edudemic.com/diy-infographics/
Caitlin Bagley’s Slideshare presentation:
The primary focus of using infographics is not to teach them how to create, but rather to interpret
dataTeach students not to fear numbers, and how to read it.Before we create, make sure we know how to read critically infographics
What are Infographics? Definition:
- they’re the merging of art and information on charts to highlight specific bits of information.
- Portmanteau of Information + Graphic
Data Sources: where do you get your data from?
From the library dbases:
From the Internet:
US CensusStatistical Ready Reference (Data Planet)
Tools: Piktochart, Infogr.am, Easel.ly
What do you want to achieve?
1.Learn about statistics resources at the library
2.Be aware of the ramifications of bad data.
RivalIQ, Pocket, ShareRoot, PowToon, EveryoneSocial, vCita, OptinMonster, smqueue, Nimble, BuzzSumo, Harvest, Calendly, Friends+Me, BuzzFork, Newsle, Piktochart, 22Social, Jelly, NeedTagger, Pushover and IFTTT, Swayy, Circloscope, Songza, Talkwalker,
Many apps have been used to stream live video to friends and followers, but Hang w/ takes it to the next level by integrating with iOS and Android, as well as delivering the live stream to Facebook’s news feed.
As a broadcaster, you can select 3-, 6- or 9-minute “hang” sessions, and enter a custom title for each live video stream.
Meddle, tchat.io, Canva, LeadPages
The 5 Best Free Slideshow Presentation and Creation Tools for Teachers
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It Offers users the ability to upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios.
2- Animoto ( no option for collaboration)
Animoto turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes.
VUVOX allows you to create interactive slideshows and presentations from photos, video and music from Flickr, Picasa Web Albums, YouTube, Facebook and more.
Knovio gives life to static slides and with a simple click you will be able to turn them into rich video and audio presentations that you can share with your friends and colleagues via email or popular social media websites. Knovio does not require any software installation or download, it is all web based.
Ahead is a great presentation tool for educators. It works in such a way that it instantly transforms your layouts into a zooming presentation. Check it out its is great.
HelloSlide is a cool web tool that allows its users to create awesome slides together with voice narration.
Jux is one of the best showcase for your stories. You can embed videos and photos from your hard drive or from a URL.
Slidestaxx is a great presentation tool. It allows its users to create amazing social media slideshows. You can now gather media from different sources and put them together in an engaging slideshow using Slidestaxx to embed it in your blog, website or wiki.
It allows its users to record and share their presentations using their webcams.
is a free online service that allows it users to create media rich slideshows.What i like the most about this tool is the fact that it supports background music .Integrating audio into photo slideshows makes them quite engaging and presentable
16- Zoho Show
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Kizoa is neat but expensive. It does most of what iMovie does, including direct posting to social media. However, one needs to pay in order to do that.