Use Infographics to Upgrade Your Assessment!
Explore and create : Creation lab
Ditch the typical quiz/test/essay assessment and introduce your students to the world of infographics. Students are able to "show what they know" by creating graphics with short summaries of what they have learned, increasing graph and chart literacy along the way. Have students create instead of regurgitate!
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||All work will be completed on the web, no prior downloads necessary.|
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Participants will be able to read and interpret infographics, as well as navigate the Piktochart website to create an infographic, and if time allows will explore other sites such as Visme, Easel.ly, and Canva. Learning how to create infographics themselves will allow educators to walk their students through the design process. Participants will walk away with ideas for use as formative or summative assessments, anticipatory activities, or even syllabi/newsletters.
Introduction to infographics & their components- about 10 minutes including a few minutes to examine and talk with a neighbor and share what they notice and wonder
Examples of student work & possible uses- 10 minutes- audience questions
Walk through of tools & audience practice on devices- 40 minutes- audience will be asked to post their infographic on Twitter for a prize.