We are becoming increasingly visual people. Your students are used to nonstop visual media that may make focusing in a traditional lecture-type setting difficult. So, why not opt for something a little more appealing? An infographic, perhaps!

Infographics, also known as information graphics, can help you introduce lots of information to your students in a very visual and interesting way. You can find infographics for a wide range of subjects for whatever you may be teaching.

For example, I gathered some infographics that could be used to prepare students for the upcoming elections in November; here are three infographics to help you teach about our party system, voting, and some US history:

Have you found any interesting infographics on the Web? We have a large collection over on our ‘Infographics!’ board on Pinterest!