In case you didn’t see it, earlier this week The New York Times published a “do-it-yourself” interactive infographic. readers were presented with a chart where they were challenged to draw what they thought was the relationship between family income and college enrollment.
Once you drew it, you were shown how close it was to reality and told you how much better or worse you did compared to others who had tried.
You can read more about it here.
It’s very creative and engaging. I’m not sure if it is an example of the math textbook of the future, as Dan Meyer suggested on Twitter. But I do wonder if it’s an example of the next generation of infographics….