Resources for Further Learning
Mini-Challenge Tutorials: https://www.canva.com/#mini-challenges
Google Public Data: http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory
Data Visualization Online:
Capsidea – Crowdsourced Analytics Solution Marketplace – Make Sense of Big Data
Chart.js – Open source HTML5 charts using the canvas tag. Chart.js is an easy way to include animated graphs on your website.
Chartle – Chartle.net tears down the complexity of online visualizations – offers simplicity, ubiquity and interactivity instead.
ChartsBin – ChartsBin is a web-based data visualization tool that allows everyone to create rich interactive visualizations with data
DIY Chart – DIY (Do it yourself) Chart is a Web-based, simple and powerful online tool to create interactive charts
Drastic Data – DrasticData provides its knowledge, software and experience to organizations to get more results from their data
Fineo – Web application which implements a visualization technique based on the visual model of Sankey diagrams.
Flare – Flare is an ActionScript library for creating visualizations that run in the Adobe Flash Playe
Gapminder – Gapminder World shows the World’s most important trends
Gliffy – Gliffy is an online application that makes it easy for you to create, share, and collaborate with diagrams.
LucidChart – Add-on app for Google Drive – an intuitive and collaborative diagramming tool
Many Eyes v2 – To allow the entire internet community to upload data, visualize it, and talk about their discoveries with other people.
My Maps (formely Maps Enginge Lite) by Google – Import data and easily manipulate map data.
Plotly – Plotly is a collaborative data analysis and graphing tool.
Wordle – Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.
Free Visual Editors:
Google Draw – Click CREATE, then go to the Drawing app to access these tools.
Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design online – Mainly diagrams, photos and icons – not charts
Easel.ly – Create and share visual ideas online
InfoActive – Build interactive infographics and data visualizations
infogr.am – Create interactive infographics and charts with a few clicks
Piktochart – Piktochart helps you to create infographics, share and get results in 3 easy steps
Venngage – Create infographics in minutes from beautiful templates and examples.
Visme – Visme helps you create HTML5 interactive infographics
Visual.ly Create – Browse our gallery and choose an infographic you want to customize.
Image Editing Software:
Adobe Photoshop – Premier image editor included as part of Adobe Creative Cloud
Background Burner – Background Burner quickly removes the background from any image or photo
GIMP – GIMP is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
Pixlr – Add-on app for Google Drive, Mobile app for Android/iOS, Online Image Editing Site from Autodesk
Make Free Infographics:
40 Tools to Create Infographics with your students – Good list of links