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July 26, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Four

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Map: The happiest places in America comes from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About…Happiness?

Mapping the Spread of Drought Across the U.S. is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On California’s Drought.

30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years is from Made From History. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Teaching & Learning About World History.

I’m adding this next interactive to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures: (strangely, it might now show up this post. If it doesn’t for you, click on it and you will go to “Edible Europe”)

Edible Europe

And I’m adding this one to the same “Best” list:

Driving � What�s the Norm Worldwide

I’m adding this last infographic to the same “drought” Best list I mentioned earlier:

The Most Water-Consuming States Are The Ones In Drought

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July 20, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Three

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Every Second Counts: an interactive story by Sophie McKenzie is a “choose your own adventure” story from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories.

Best in class: 25 inspiring school improvement ideas – interactive is also from The Guardian.

Average weekly wages in majority of U.S. counties were below national average in 2013
is the headline of an interactive map from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It shows wages from every county in the United States.

Here’s a useful infographic on Alzheimer’s:

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July 11, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

3 maps that explain America is from Vox. Two of the are pretty interesting and regard immigration, so I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.

Adolescent screen time, in four charts is from The Washington Post.

The Daily Routines Of Famous Creative People might be one of the intriguing interactives of the year.

South Sudan: how the crisis unfolded – interactive timeline is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The Vote In Southern Sudan.

Top 10 Biodiversity Conservation Infographics is from Saving Species. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For World Biodiversity Day (& Endangered Species Day).

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:

21 Ways to Say Hello

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July 6, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Global Land Temperatures tracks temperatures around the work since 1900, but is not your typical climate change interactive. Check it out and you’ll see what I mean.

ASCD’s Whole Child Snapshots are quite impressive. It gives you one infographic for each state identify child-related statistics.

A Disappearing Planet is a great interactive from Propublica. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For World Biodiversity Day (& Endangered Species Day).

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Resources For Learning About Our World’s Population Of 7 Billion:

Here’s a slideshow from KQED that I’m adding to The Best Resources On Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Important:

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July 2, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Excellent (& I Mean EXCELLENT) Differentiation Infographic

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Carol Tomlinson participated in an @ASCD chat on Twitter yesterday, and shared a great infographic.

Here are a couple of tweets with it, followed by a few tweets I was invited to send about differentiation and ELLs.

I’m adding this info to The Best Resources On Differentiating Instruction.

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June 30, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Five

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Dadaviz is a great blog sharing infographics. I’m adding it to The Best Sources For Interactive Infographics.

Here’s how you spend your days, America — in 10 charts is from The Washington Post.

This chart shows that violent deaths at US schools remain quite rare is from Vox.

Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.? is a very impressive interactive from The New York Times.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The Northern Lights:

The Northern Lights

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June 21, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Four

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

21 charts that explain how the US is changing is from Vox.

Which countries have the worst record for human trafficking? – interactive is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Human Trafficking Today.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai:

Malala Yousafzai

I’m adding this infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The 2014 World Cup In Brazil:

The 12th Man

I’m adding this next infographic to the same list:

I’m adding this infographic to The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet:

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June 19, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Three

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

7 charts that show how Americans spend their time is from Vox.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About Japan:

Origami
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I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Websites To Learn About Various Religions (& English):

Christianity Around the World
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June 15, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

40 maps that explain the Middle East is from Vox. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Geography Sites For Learning About Asia & The Middle East.

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… comes from Langwitches. I’m adding it to The Best Resources To Learn About Copyright Issues.

The Boston Globe has an excellent interactive World Cup Primer. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The 2014 World Cup In Brazil.

40 maps that explain the internet is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet.

Updated! Zoomable Poster Now Shows Off 54 Years Of Space Exploration is from Universe Today. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Father’s Day Sites:

Father
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This is a great infographic I found at Edudemic (where you can find a bigger and more accessible version):

Print

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June 8, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

BBC’s “Future” segment has created one page where they collect all their infographics. I’m adding it to The Best Sources For Interactive Infographics.

History Of Tech In The Classroom is an interactive timeline from Learning Curve. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology.

I’m not sure if I entirely understand or explain it, but Crazy Faces is a unique interactive that is supposed to help refugee children who are victims of violence recover.

Saudi Arabia Prepares to Build the World’s Tallest Building is from The Atlantic and has some good visuals, including an infographic. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About The World’s Tallest Buildings.

I’m adding this next infographic to the same list:

The World
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May 31, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Four

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The Internet in Real-Time show how much data is generated each second. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet.

From Germany to Mexico: How America’s source of immigrants has changed over a century shows some interesting maps from The Pew Center. Here it is as a GIF:

I’m adding them both to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.

Mapping America’s Prospects, in Mississippi and Elsewhere: Images that illustrate the challenges and opportunities Americans face region-by-region is from The Atlantic, and offers a wealth of interactive maps.

Interactive map: Which countries have emitted the most carbon since 1850? is from Slate. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change.

Explorable Inequality is an amazing interactive from Carnegie Mellon University that lets you explore income inequality throughout the world. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality.

Our Forests looks like a pretty interesting interactive on deforestation issues.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sources Of Advice For Teachers (And Others!) On How To Be Better Bloggers.

The Ideal Length For Everything You Want People to See, Hear and Share Online
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May 19, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Three

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The Census Reporter lets you use data from the US Census interactively. I’m adding it to The Best Tools For Analyzing Census Data.

25 Fascinating Charts Of Negotiation Styles Around The World is from Business Insider. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.

15 Tragedies on the Seas is an interactive from The Wall Street Journal. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The Titanic.

Slate has created some maps showing the first and second most common languages of immigrants in each state. I’m adding it to The Best “Language Maps.”

Slate has also created maps showing the first and second most common language other than English spoken in each of the states. I’m adding it to the same list.

This next infographic is nice, though the information it contains is not earthshaking. However, I think it could serve as a particularly good model for students when they are making their own infographic:

Publishing to the People: The History of Published Word
by gryffin.
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May 10, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

U.S. Daily Temperature Anomalies 1964-2013 is a fascinating interactive map. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change.

Beat the Bard! Shakespeare’s characters fight it out in our interactive game is from The Guardian.

Tips For Storing Your Food is a useful interactive. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Nutrition & Food Safety.

Here’s a pretty interesting infographic. I wonder how accurate it is?

What-Does-It-Take-To-Be-A-Teacher-Infographic
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I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The 2014 World Cup In Brazil:

2014 World Cup in Brazil
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I’m adding this infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About Nutrition & Food Safety:

What Does It Take to Burn Off That Milkshake
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Thanks to “Skinny Mom”

I’m adding this infographic to The Best Online Resources For Drivers Education & Car Information:

The Text of Death
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May 3, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:
Biking, walking and public transit in cities around the world is an infographic from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.

This next infographic is from The Gates Foundation. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About World Malaria Day:

World
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I’m adding the next infographic to The Best Resources For Learning About Tornadoes:

Tornadoes
by wunderground.
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I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning Economics & Practical Money Skills:

Your Credit Score: How to Understand and Improve it
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April 27, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Six

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The State Of California released an environmental and health risk map for every zip code in the state. You can access the map here, and read about it here. I’m adding it to A Lesson Highlighting Community Assets — Not Deficits.

I think this is a very good infographic on assessments. I’m adding it to A Collection Of “The Best” Lists On Assessment:

More House, Less Booze: How Spending Changes From Age 25 To 75 is a chart from NPR.

Our Planetary Home is a nice infographic from GOOD. I’m adding it to The Best Earth Day Sites.

The Aging World: The world’s oldest populations, mapped. is from SLATE.

What you’d need to make in every county in America to afford a decent one-bedroom is an interactive from The Washington Post.

This fascinating map shows the most popular boys’ names around the world is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Places For Students To Learn About…Their Names.

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April 19, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Five

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The Next America is a fascinating interview projection of the future demographics in the United States. It’s from Pew Research.

National Priorities is a rich source of multiple interactives on taxes and spending.

Feeding Nine Billion is an interactive from National Geographic.

How Americans Die
by bloombergvisualdata.
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April 14, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Four

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists Infographics and by searching “infographics”   blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in  regular feature.

Here goes:

MH370: see how deep in the ocean the black box could be is from The Guardian. I’m adding it The Best Resources The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane.

A World Map of Youth also comes from The Guardian.

I’m adding the next infographic The Best Sites Learn About…Happiness?:

The Happiest Countries 2014
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via HouseBuyFast

I’m adding infographic The Best Places For Students Write Their Resumes:

Write a Rockin
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April 10, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Three

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

How Syria’s chemical weapons will be destroyed – interactive guide is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Chemical Weapons.

Which country should you live in? – interactive
is also from The Guardian. This is how it describes itself:

Use the interactive to find where in the world is the best place for you to live based on how highly you rank 12 different indicators – including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety and access to education

The Most Popular U.S. Tourist Attractions: State by State is from Neatorama. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Showing The Most Popular Tourist Destinations In The World.

A buoy, a fish, and a robot search for Flight 370 is an infographic from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane.

How Animals See the World is from Nautilus. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites To Learn About The World’s Tallest Buildings:

Tallest Buildings in the World
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