We should reap the benefits of visuals in classroom in order to maintain effective learning and teaching. Because students learn better wih visuals.Here is a website that you can make use of in the course of lessons:PIKTOCHART.Piktochart is a website where you can design infographics, posters, reports and presentations. It is free, easy to use and easily can be shared on social media.
Here is a poster that I created via Piktochart for describing a topic.
How to apply Piktochart in classroom ?
If you have ESL students you can ask them to create an infographic or a presentation and to teach a topicin front of the classroom by using Piktochart. You can prepare eye-catching posters and infographics for reading and voabulary lessons. You can also use Pikto chart when you want to describe step-by-step processes.You can create visual storytelling and ask your students to describe what they see.
Infogram is used to visualise datas and create infographic. It is very easy to use and free but if you want some extra features you need to upgrade your account. Infogram enables you to crate informative graphics that you can use in your lessons.
How to use Infogr.am in classroom ?
Infogram is used to visualise datas and create infographic. It is very easy to use and free but if you want some extra features you need to upgrade your account. Infogram enables you to crate informative graphics that you can use in your lessons. Infogr.am can be used in writing lesson. Ask students to write a paragraph with the information that is given in infographic.
Here is an infographic that I created for my computer class.
Thinglink is a tool that enables you to create interactive images and videos for your classes.It can be used for any subject. All you need to do is choosing and image, adding links inside the image and using this interactive image in your classes.
How to use Thinglink in education ?
Ask students to create an interactive report. This report may be about a book, a film, a music group or about a famous person. Let them present their report in front of the class. Ask them to create an image about what they learned that week. Thinglink can be used for teaching vocabulary. Upload an image about any topic. Then add a list of words inside the image. Also upload images for all these words. It will make teaching more interactive and effective. Use Thinglink in your English Literature classes to introduce authors and books in a more attractive way. Prepare virtual field trips by adding maps, visuals and videos in the interactive images. In a nutshell, using Thinglink in education, especially in language classes, is a highly reliable method.
Here is a sample thinglink image that I created.