27 learners taking this course
“This course has great ideas for helping students navigate our information-rich world” – Hugh
“I can’t wait to use infographics as part of assessment for our term inquiry unit. Great PD!” – Kim
Infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. They have grown in popularity because they communicate information quickly and clearly. In this hands-on course, you will build your ability to use infographics as a learning tool in your classroom. You’ll discover how to understand infographics and create your own.
- How to use infographics to help Year 3-6 students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.
- How to read and understand seven different types of infographics.
- How to design, create and publish infographics in any subject area.
- How to use a range of lesson plans to teach infographics.
This course will take you 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks. You will have ongoing access.
This course is on-demand and for private study. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. You will receive a certificate when you finish.
- Year 3-6: All subject areas
- Cross curriculum priorities: All cross-curriculum priorities
- General capabilities: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, ICT Capability
This course is mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following states and territories:
Graduate Teacher – all states and territories
2.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.
3.3.1 Include a range of teaching strategies.
3.4.1 Demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning.
Proficient Teacher – all states and territories
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
3.3.2 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.
3.4.2 Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
Highly Accomplished Teacher – all states and territories except for NSW
2.1.3 Support colleagues to implement effective teaching strategies to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
3.3.3 Support colleagues to select and apply effective teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and Critical and Creative Thinking.
3.4.3 Assist colleagues to create, select and use a wide range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
Cool Australia is endorsed to provide TQI Registered Professional Development for ACT teachers accredited at Proficient or Highly Accomplished Teacher.
In NSW, Cool Australia is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.
Chris Vella from Cool Australia is your course teacher. He has worked in the education sector for over 10 years as a classroom teacher and educational consultant. He has also worked at Western Sydney University. Chris loves getting creative with education and supporting others to do the same.
Sana Hijazi is a specialist Mathematics and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teacher. She worked in the ICT industry before becoming a classroom teacher. Sana has also been an education consultant for ICT in NSW schools. She facilitates professional development workshops for teachers about how to better integrate ICT into the curriculum. Sana is passionate about innovative professional development that supports teachers to deliver quality education.
As a not-for-profit organisation all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.