Friday, April 11, 2014

Using Piktochart to Create Infographics

Piktochart is a fabulous tool for creating infographics, fliers, and advertisements.  Piktochart offers free and paid subscription options with plenty of templates to help you create professional looking work.  Piktochart is fairly easy to use with its drag and drop style tools and familiar editing tools.  Piktochart offers hundreds of free icons and graphics for your use as you design your masterpiece!

Piktochart offers lots of free how to videos to help you get started in your quest for infographic perfection.

This guide will walk you through the process of how to create an infographic  in just 5 minutes!

Need some ideas for teacher and student use?  Check out these ideas:

Student UseTeacher Use
  • Get to know you activity
  • Compare/contrast
  • Research Report
  • Book Report
  • Resume
  • Portfolios
  • and so much more!
  • Disclosures
  • Classroom Rules
  • Presentation (i.e. historical event)
  • Resume
  • Instructions/Assignments
  • Handouts and Posters
  • Reporting Student Data
  • and so much more!

If you're not sure how or why you should use infographics in your classroom, watch this TED talk by Andreas Schleicher called Use Data to Build Better Schools.

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