Why Teachers Should Use Infographics
70% of human sensory receptors are in the eyes 
83% of human learning occurs visually 
Nearly 50% of your brain engages in processing visual imput 
Humans remember: 10% of what is heard 20% of what is read 80% of what is seen 
How Teachers Should Use Infographics
Student Assessment 
Good graphics make information easily accessible 
Graphics make relationships between items and even statistics easy to understand 
Graphics enable that rare occurrence: Crossover between Math and Language Arts 
Students present topics or issues through an infographic.
Students create timeline infographics.
Students use infographics to present news articles
Students compare the past and present of a place using a map and other graphics
Students use infographics to review books
1: Merieb, E. N. & Hoehn, K. (2007). Human Anatomy & Physiology 7th Edition, Pearson International Edition. 2: “Presenting Effective Presentations with Visual Aids” by U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Office of Training and Education, May 1996. The Noun Project 3: “Syntactic Theory of Visual Communication” by Paul Martin Lester, California State University at Fullerton, 1994–1996. *Sources 1, 2&3 quoted from http://neomam.com/interactive/13reasons/ 4: Alison McCartney: http://blog.visual.ly/how-to-turn-infographics-into-effective-teaching-tools/ 5: http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fvisual.ly%2Finfographic-infographics&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHx9F6eWlh7szE8dnyzqjtig0N3TQ 6: https://k12teacherstaffdevelopment.com/tlb/how-do-you-teach-students-to-use-infographics-in-the-classroom/ 7: http://visual.ly/infographic-infographics Images: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3859/14438873379_3fb4e605de_o.jpg https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14599057004_984399e790_o_d.jpg https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6202/6135892717_89c00d7513_o.jpg https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2449/4015686291_527105706b_o_d.png
“90% of information absorbed by the brain is visual” 
What's stopping you from using Infographics in your classroom?