Project Popplet 3: Creating Visuals and Infographics

Is there such a thing as a “visual learner”? The idea that we are all different when it comes to learning and each of us has a particular learning style is no longer as popular with educators as it once was. Why? Well, the truth is that we are ALL visual learners.

We know that at some point in the not so distant past – evolutionary speaking – that dogs became “human’s best friend”. Like most things that happened tens of thousands of years ago, Popplet didn’t exist and there was no one around who could record these momentous events. So. scientists study the evidence and build theories from what they discover. One such theory is that humans began to rely on the senses of their canine companions such as smell and sound more than their own and that we began to develop other senses more and more and finally we adapted and attained new skills. Our ability to speak is often attributed to these evolutionary changes. One human development that is far less spoken of is sight.

That’s right, when we gave up sniffing everything and cocking our ears at the tiniest of sounds, humans started to take a really hard look at their surroundings. The end result being that as a species we became hardwired to processing information visually. Which is why a picture really is worth a thousand words.

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Project Popplet 1: Research Tools

There are heaps of tools out there to help you with your project work. Be it a 3rd-grade science project or the implementation of a lucrative new business idea they mostly offer the same service. Many of these apps are very good indeed, great even, but few offer the simplicity and versatility of Popplet. When it comes to project work, no matter what the level,  Popplet can be relied upon to perform well from beginning to end.

What makes Popplet such a useful project tool? Well, over the course of the next few blog posts we’re going to find out by concentrating on the following areas:

  1. Research
  2. Information Management
  3. Creating Quality Visuals
  4. Presentations

Every good project starts with solid research and hopefully, we’ve done ours. Popplet is such a good research tool because…

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