General Description

Infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. They have grown in popularity because they communicate information quickly and clearly. In this hands-on course, you will build your ability to use infographics as a learning tool in your classroom. You’ll discover how to understand infographics and create your own.

 

You’ll learn:

- How to use infographics to help Year 3-6 students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.

- How to read and understand seven different types of infographics.

- How to design, create and publish infographics in any subject area.

- How to use a range of lesson plans to teach infographics.

 

Audience

Primary Teachers

 

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area:  Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities,

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking,

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing “Visualise Data in the Primary Classroom” before 4th February 2022 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors   2.1.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Visualise Data in the Primary Classroom

    • Our Digital World

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Task: Set a Learning Goal

  • 2

    Module 2: About Infographics

    • Why Teach Infographics?

    • Using Infographics in the Curriculum

  • 3

    Module 3: Reading Infographics

    • How to Read an Infographic

    • Seven Types of Infographics

    • List Infographic

    • Comparison Infographic

    • Flowchart Infographic

    • Visual Article Infographic

    • Map Infographic

    • Timeline Infographic

    • Data Visualisation Infographic

    • Blending Infographic Types

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 4

    Module 4: Creating Infographics

    • Steps to Creating an Infographic

    • Step One - Decide on your Story

    • Step Two - Retrieve Data and Information

    • Step 3 - Choose a Type

    • Step Four - Design and Create

    • Step Five - Publish

  • 5

    Module 5: Your Teaching

    • Teaching Tips

    • Teaching Resources

  • 6

    Module 6: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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