Infographics: Bring your laptop, and we will explore free tools to create compelling visual representations of data and research. We will also share ways for you and your students to use infographics to communicate ideas and enhance critical thinking skills.
Contact the presenter: Lisa M. Amerson - lisa.amerson@dpi.nc.gov


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Standard IIId: Teachers know the content they teach: Teachers make instruction relevant to students.

Standard IV: Teachers facilitate learning for their students:
IVc: Teachers use a variety of instructional methods.
IVd: Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instruction.
IVe: Teachers help students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
IVg: Teachers communicate effectively.
IVh: Teachers use a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned.

Standard Vb: Teachers reflect on their practice: Teachers link professional growth to their professional goals.

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Standard Ib: Leading Change: The principal/assistant principal articulates a vision, and implementation strategies, for improvements and changes which result in improved achievement for all students.

Standard IIa: Focus on Learning and Teaching, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: The principal/assistant principal leads the discussion about standards for curriculum, instruction, and assessment on research and best practices in order to establish and achieve high expectations for students.

Standard Vc: Systematic Communication: The principal/assistant principal designs and utilizes various forms of formal and informal communication so that the focus of the school can be on improved student achievement.

Agenda for Catawba Tech Dynasty Conference - June 4, 2013

Time
Activities
Learning Target
9:30 - 9:40 ....................
Welcome, Standards, and Overview .....................................

What is an Infographic?
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenters.
  • Describe an infographic.
9:40 - 10:05
Exploring Infographics
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore existing infographics.
  • Understand how infographics demonstrate 21st Century skills.
  • Brainstorm and share ways infographics can be used in the classroom.
10:05 - 10:10
Using Infographics as Assessment
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explain the parts of an infographic.
  • Describe the steps for creating an infographic.
10:10 - 10:25
Create an Infographic
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn how to use online infographic creation tools.
  • Use an online tool to begin creating an infographic.
10:25 - 10:30
Evaluation
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Provide feedback to the presenter.


“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."