Looking to use more infographics in your classroom? Here's a few good ones to use (and the brain science behind it)

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Aug 09, 2018
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Credit Reports, Investing, Personal Finance, Savings

Do your students seem very engaged with the infographics that you are using in your lessons?  Here's the brain science behind why they have become so successful as a teaching device. Some of the more interesting factoids from this infographic (of course, it's an infographic about the power of infographics):

  • Information overload is real:

  • Color graphics make us 80% more willing to read:

  • When providing directions, illustrations (or YouTube) videos are a must:

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We took feedback from you about the power of infographics and have partnered with the master designers at Visual Capitalist to present an infographic series focused on key personal finance topics. Here is what you will currently find on their Wealth 101 website:

 

 

 

About the Author

Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.