Monthly Archives:: May 2014

Passion for Science Highest in Emerging Countries

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Worldwide 89% of students say science is cool, yet only about half consider pursuing career in STEM.” The infographic comes to us from http://news.lenovo.com/ to see a larger copy, click on the […]

STEM Dilemma

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Promoting STEM subjects is a national priority to assure American competitiveness  in the 21st century” This infographic comes to us from http://forensicnexus.com/science-infographics-the-stem-dillemma/ to see a larger copy, click on the image below.

Create customized infographics & online charts

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During Destination 2014, we did a session on the benefits of using infographics in education The session was primarily about curating infographics, but  in doing research for the session, I ran across a free, web-based infographic generator called infogr.am. The idea behind this tool is that you can choose a pre-made template, fill it with your own […]

Infographic: Students Like Social Media

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To demonstrate how to post to circles, I put together a short sample video using this infographic. It has some interesting statistics that could be used to spark some interesting conversations about digital shift and how our as teachers continues to change. Enjoy the infographic. http://socialtimes.com/files/2012/03/students-like-social-media.jpg

Destination: Circles of Innovation – Week 1

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Hello and welcome to Destination Circles of innovation. We hope you are enjoying your first week, and while we have thrown a lot at you this week, please remember that we don’t expect you to try everything (although…if you are up to the challenge, go for it!). Next week, you will see even more ideas. Please know […]

IM:\>2 Walkabout Ideas from TED

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The graphic to the left, and the title sake of this post is pronounced “impromptu.” For those of you not used to text speak…the IM  sounds like M, :\> represents the old DOS prompt (giving us M Prompt) and the last sound is 2 (two) which could represent second try, second session, or speaking with […]