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Geek vs. Nerd In case you were wondering...
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I call myself a nerd...but this seems to be putting me more into the geek category...except I'm not cool enough for some of the geek stuff ;)
geek traits, nerd traits #infographic
INFOGRAPHIC What we like: Funny way to compare two things Where we could use it: A mod comparing something (twins or best friends maybe)
#geek #nerd #geekversusnerd #infographic #graphicdesign #comparison
How Africa Tweets--3 months of geo-located Tweets from Africa
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In the first ever attempt to comprehensively map the use of Twitter in Africa, Portland and Tweetminster analysed over 11.5 million geo-located Tweets originating on the continent during the last three months of 2011. This pan-African analysis of Twitter traffic was complemented by a survey of 500 of Africa’s most active Tweeters. How Africa Tweets found that: South Africa is the continent’s most active country by volume of geo-located Tweets, with over twice as many Tweets (5,030,226 during Q4 2011) as the next most active Kenya (2,476,800). Nigeria (1,646,212), Egypt (1,214,062) and Morocco (745,620) make up the remainder of the top five most active countries. 57% of Tweets from Africa are sent from mobile devices. 60% of Africa’s most active Tweeters are aged 20-29. Twitter in Africa is widely used for social conversation, with 81% of those polled saying that they mainly used it for communicating with friends. Twitter is becoming an important source of information in Africa. 68% of those polled said that they use Twitter to monitor news. 22% use it to search for employment opportunities. African Twitter users are active across a range of social media, including Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn.
These 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy
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From @Grist .org: Multinational food companies sell everything, from polo shirts to tampons- http://grist.org/list/multinational-food-companies-sell-everything-from-polo-shirts-to-tampons/ Fascinating infographic. See how multinational corps dominate not only the food system, but also have a stake in everything from clothing to cosmetics.
The Illusion of Choice: The Brands that own the brands... #infographic #pinterest
The illusion of choice in the commercial food industry: onsumers may look at the grocery store shelves and think they've got a multitude of options, but the truth is, the same huge corporations own all of the brand names, use the same toxic ingredients in the products and care not the slightest about your nutrition or health. Take a look at this diagram for proof that your freedom of choice in the grocery store is an illusion.
INFOGRAPHIC: Dropout Dollars
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Education is expensive, but is dropping out worth it? Course Hero's infographic examines the high costs of dropping out of high school...
Do you think the dropout age should be raised to 18?
A non-stop stream of Links to Infographics, Maps, Charts and many other worldwide Visualization Designs that make the process of understanding our life a bit easier...or not. It's not a showcase of good or bad Design.
The price of raising a high school dropout... Watch Compass Learning's Confronting the Dropout Crisis Webinar here: https://www.etouches.com/39874?reference=demand
KIPP's 2011 report card
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KIPP Report Card Infographic
cool KIPP infographic: liking the US graphic
KIPP Report Card 2011... And as of 2012, there are 125 KIPP schools nationwide, serving over 39,000 students K-12
Are more people turning to social media for breaking news? And can we trust the news that social media delivers to be accurate and factual?
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How news industry is changing due to social media Infographic 2012
[INFOGRAPHIC] That’s Old News! How Social Media Is Replacing Traditional Journalism As A News Source #socialmedia
Superb infographic from www.schools.com It looks like social media is set to reinvent how traditional 'news' channels deliver their content. Social networks have taken the lead as viral news sources. Anything worth knowing about can be spread globally to the masses within minutes.
That's Old News! How social media is replacing traditional journalism as a news source #Infographic Cómo las redes sociales están cambiando el periodismo [Infografía]
How Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites are taking over the news industry and replacing traditional media as a news source #infographic
The Value of Financial Literacy | With nearly 20 percent of Americans living beyond their means, education about personal finance is critical. Research indicates that teaching finance to students yields greater money-management skills that carry well into adulthood. 1 out of 5 Americans lives beyond his or her means...
Students who learn financial literacy skills gain knowledge that will yield returns well into their future.
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Financial literacy pays off. With nearly 20 percent of Americans living beyond their means, education about personal finance is critical. Research indicates that teaching finance to students yields greater money-management skills that carry well into adulthood. 1 out of 5 Americans lives beyond his or her means. Half of Americans do not maintain a budget. Teens spent more than $75 billion in 2011. 35% of high school seniors use credit cards.
The Value of Financial Literacy- do you talk to your kids about money management? #StartTheConversation
Infographic: The Value of Financial Literacy
Why do students in the United States consistently score lower than their international peers?
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Why do students in the USA consistently score lower than their international peers? #infographics #education
Love data? Then get a load of this! We've crunched the data and are bringing you some of 2011's top trends in online messaging, social media, and mobile programs.
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The eNonprofit Benchmark Study by M+R Strategic Services and NTEN created this graphic on benchmarks for nonprofits using digital media to reach activists and donors.
2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study
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Some nice stats from the 6th Annual eNonprofit Benchmarks Study based on primary research 44 larger non profits.
Dan Roam Believes You Can Draw—for Good #12ntc
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Dan Roam, Napkins FTW!
A terrific keynote from Dan Roam made it clear that you don't need to be a skilled artist to sketch your way to solving problems.
Engaging Donors with Storytelling-Beyond the Personal Story #12ntc
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It's not you... it's your stories. NTC session in illustrated form!
Some surprising insights on what kinds of stories motivate people to give... and what don't.
the key factors of how to tell your cause’s stories to drive donations and truly engage your audience so they feel and are part of the solution.
Data Visualization for Social Change #12ntc
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data visualization for social change
100 Trends in Nonprofit Tech – An Illustrated Poster
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100 Trends in Nonprofit Technology Nonprofits need to leverage the world of technology! Check out life in the cloud.
100 Technology Trends in Nonprofit Tech – An Illustrated Poster
What's on the Horizon for nonprofits? Great Infographic breaks it down.
Emerging Trends in Nonprofit Tech. #12NTC from http://www.rally.org Notes
Is it time to redesign your website?
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Visual summary of Big Duck's VP Farra Trompeter's NTC presentation: Is It Time to Redesign Your Website.
Blended learning infographic
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Development the internet and our personal devices has sparked a change in the traditional institution of education. Technology is shaping how the new generation learns and as a result schools are moving away from the teacher, textbook, and student model and moving more towards incorporating interactive online learning courses. Blended learning is beneficial as it does not dismiss the traditional methods but accommodates room for online teachings, which is an advantage for the students.
"By 2019, 50 percent of all high school courses will be delivered online." Blended Learning: A Disruptive Innovation [INFOGRAPHIC] #edtech #edutech
The Busy Teacher's Guide to Blended Learning
BLENDED LEARNING INFOGRAPHIC Blended learning is a disruptive innovation in education that can take many forms.
The Flipped Classroom
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Love this idea of "flipped classrooms" read the infographic to find out more about this concept | #flippedclassroom
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Love this concept of the flipped classroom, this website breaks it down for you like a two year old..thanks Craig Perrier!
Some call it a "flipped classroom" others call it "reverse instruction" and often its empowered by information technologies that are termed "blended learning". Bottom line: work problems and discuss concepts with students in-class versus listen to lectures and read examples outside-class. Its also known as "adult learning", and the purpose is to improve learning, retention, and application of knowledge. This infographic summaries it nicely.
The Gamification of Education
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The Gamification of Education Infographic Gamification [n]: the use of game design elements in non-game contexts.
Gamification of education what can schools learn from games
The devastating impact of the recession on New York City children