Data and Infographics: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #8

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One-hundred percent of those reading this sentence are human beings. Wait, what? With part eight in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set, pupils learn how to think critically about statistics. Scholars discover how charts, infographics, and other data can be powerful—but also potentially flawed—forms of evidence. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have small groups evaluate charts and graphs using strategies from the video 
  • Invite individuals to create and display their own infographics about a topic of choice 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires speakers and projection 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Provides specific examples, text, and graphics to support content 
  • Uses humor and a casual but informative tone to maximize student interest
Cons
  • None