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Improving Data Literacy in Schools

Technology and education go hand-in-hand, with teachers and schools incorporating new tools and software every year. With the introduction of new tech, however, comes concerns about comprehension, data literacy, and critical thinking. Kristin Fontichiaro and Angie Oehrli from the University of Michigan are working to address concerns about data literacy and high school students.  They […]

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Teacher Video Chat – Infographics & Writing: Standards, Purpose Process

Watch our Teacher Video Chat Here and Read the Notes Below: We chatted with Jim Bentley, an award-winning middle school teacher in the Elk Grove Unified School District in California and National Faculty at the Buck Institute for Education.  He’s passionate about integrating subjects through the use of filmmaking and project based learning.  He had a […]

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Crash Course In Infographics – Recap!

Today we held another Crash Course In Infographics – LIVE, and it was packed with straightforward and practical steps to get you started with infographics! We had a great group of participants from all over the world wanting to learn how to create infographics for their own purposes!  Thanks for your questions and comments!  We […]

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Crash Course In Infographics – Recap!

Today we held another Crash Course In Infographics – LIVE, and it was packed with straightforward and practical steps to get you started with infographics! We also touched on easy ways to get started using Easel.ly’s design tool, from using templates, to inserting images or media, and ways to share your infographic. For the complete […]

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Printing Your Infographic with Easel.ly

Printing Your Infographic “How do I print my infographic?” is one of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Easel.ly. Because of that, we’re going to highlight how you can print your infographic step-by-step. We’ll provide directions for printing from your office or home computer and through third parties like Office Depot or […]

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Live Chat Recap! 6 Unique Ways to Use Easel.ly

We held a LIVE chat today to discuss “6 Unique Ways to Use Easel.ly” (beyond just infographics!) If you haven’t discovered already, Easel.ly’s design tool offers endless possibilities for you to communicate visually! We discussed the following ideas along with tips to get it done! Presentation Slides & Templates Blog, Website, and Social Media Images […]