Show, Don’t Tell
Infographic Design and Data Visualization Blog by Easelly
Nowadays, nearly everything about anything can be found online and often in a much more appealing form than what’s typically found at school. Who’d want to pay attention to a drawn-out explanation, copying endless equations off a dusty blackboard, when they could have the essential points presented in plain language with a direct and real-time demonstration (possibly with some funky music in the background), all in a few minutes of a YouTube video?
Who says that sharing information can’t be beautiful, not only useful? Aesthetics in general is a big part of our lives, and we do respond to it consciously or not. The modern age we live in is all about feeding on information – everyone has it at the tip of their fingers.
Being an educator is quite demanding. Even though there are various seminars, classes and books on how to improve your teaching methods and behavior during classes in general, not everything can be explained in this matter.