What is infographics?
Conventional wisdom has it that a picture is worth a thousand words. Infographics are built exactly on this idea and use visual representations to convey complex ideas or concepts. Thus, an infographic is a collection of imagery, charts and minimal text, that provides an easy to understand overview of a topic.
Why use infographics in your classroom?
I do believe that infographics could be useful in all classrooms because according to research conducted by the Journal of Education and Practice in 2015, visual aids enhance the learning process in students. Students are more likely to be engaged in the topic, understand complex contents much easier and learn vocabulary with a visual image in mind. Furthermore, students like the hands-on approach when using digital apps to express themselves in artistic ways. Using Infographics in the classroom saves time with lesson planning and adds excitement and liveliness.
As in the example below, infographics use striking, engaging visuals to communicate information quickly and clearly.
Here is a simple example of mine