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April 15th, 2014 - 4:55 pm § in Data Visualizations, history, Humanities, Uncategorized

Celebrating America’s Diversity

This infographic begins in the year 1820. What was going on in the world in 1820 that makes this infographic begin there. Do you agree that it should begin there? Should it begin earlier, or later? What were the biggest factors that led to immigration to America? Where did the immigrants settle in A[...]

November 25th, 2013 - 3:55 am § in Uncategorized

The Most Popular Books of All Time

This is a very confusing, but once understood very well organized infographic. It shares a variety of information in a concise manor. For each book, it shares the number of translations, and number of copies sold, and even the number of editors. I am puzzled as to why the number of editors would be [...]

October 31st, 2013 - 4:24 pm § in Uncategorized

30 Years of The Most Popular Halloween Costumes

In honor of the day, I thought I'd add a little something about Halloween costums. This is originally from Spirit Halloween, purveyors of all things Halloween dress-up. This is thirty years of culture, as manifest by what our children (not to mention many of us) identify with. It might be worth [...]

August 22nd, 2013 - 1:01 am § in Uncategorized

London Vs. Paris

Not only does this infographic, originally posted by the great blog, sheds light on a centuries long rivalry between to major countries, it also shows a great way to compare two different like objects, or in this case cities (don’t tell them I said they are alike though). [...]

June 18th, 2013 - 9:13 pm § in Uncategorized

Birth & Death Rate World Map

This is a rather morbid, but important infographic for two reasons. One, it is important to realize the birth and death rates around the world. What causes an increased birth or death rate in one part of the country? How does our country compare? Why is our country different from another area? Secon[...]

June 5th, 2013 - 9:02 am § in Uncategorized

Ten Most Spoken Languages

When your students are deciding what language to specialize in, this infographic may come in handy, and may hold some surprises. This infographic shows the ten most spoken languages in the world, and where they are spoken. However, students shouldn’t just factor in the most spoken language all[...]

June 2nd, 2013 - 10:11 pm § in Uncategorized

Stephen King Flow Chart

While you may not be introducing Stephen King into your classroom, this is a great example of how to create a flow chart while reading books by the same author, or by similar authors. It is important to make connections as you read in order to help you remember and comprehend what is read, and [&hel[...]

April 24th, 2013 - 8:08 pm § in Data Sources, Humanities, Uncategorized

Eye-Opening Statistics on Littering

Littering is a big problem in our country. A single cup may not make a difference, but if everyone threw away a single cup, it would add up very quickly. At the same time, seeing someone recycle may make someone else recycle. So you recycling your one can make make someone else do the same. [&hellip[...]

March 19th, 2013 - 10:51 pm § in Uncategorized

The Senate as a social network diagram

Today’s infographic is interactive. It allows you to view various sessions of the Senate and view who voted the same during that session. It is very interesting to see what Dem and Rep are connected, and which vote independent of their party. For instance, during the current session, Senator S[...]

March 8th, 2013 - 10:13 am § in Uncategorized

Ice Cream Currency Calculator

In America, especially, ice cream is very important. We eat it just as it is, we add toppings, we add it to pies and birthday cakes, we even have socials just to celebrate ice cream. And all around the world different countries put a different price on this beloved dessert. Take a look at this [&hel[...]