Incorporating Technology into Education


on June 27, 2013



Creating Infographics with Web 2.0 tools.
I currently am teaching a special education class with students who have varying needs and who learn in very different ways. Using infographics can be a powerful way for students to learn and absorb information they have learned in class.  It is visually expressive, contains short and brief information, and ultimately, is a memorable way for students to learn.If you are interested in creating your own infographic, I think an easy pace to start would be to use one of these websites: Wordle or Tagxedo.These two sites take any text you input and generate a “word cloud” that arranges the words in a random pattern.  Words that occur more often in the text are larger and emphasized.  This is fantastic for students who might want to summarize text and need help in identifying key vocabulary.There are a number of websites that you…

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