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Infographic: Twitter, Facebook and Co. Good for Teens and the First Amendment?

As social media use has grown in the United States, so has students appreciation for the First Amendment, yet many teachers still don’t believe social media helps students learn. This infographic done with the Knight Foundation, looks at these differences.

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Annual Report: Human Rights Campaign 2011

We’ve recently had the privilege of working with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to design their 2011 Annual Report “Mobilizing The Road to Equality.” We had the opportunity to utilize infographic design throughout the annual report, which is one of the many ways that beautiful information design can be applied to effectively communicate a message.

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Infographic: Save the Arctic Tour

As oil-company giants such as Shell and Russia’s Gazprom are threatening the melting Arctic’s geography, people around the world are rising up to save the the polar bears, whales, and other creatures that reside there. This summer, two Greenpeace vessels, the Esperanza and the Arctic Sunrise, adventured north on their behalf. Let’s take a look…

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Infographic: What Donors Choose: The Odds of Project Completion

In the past few years, the number of projects posted on DonorsChoose.org has grown exponentially. How do 500,000+ donors choose which project to fund? To study citizen philanthropists’ choices, we look at the various factors affecting the likelihood of a project becoming fully funded compared to an average project in this infographic:

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Infographic: Tips for Teachers: Ways to Help Your Classroom Project Get Funded

For almost two years, Column Five has had the privilege of working closely with DonorsChoose.org on a wide variety of projects to help tell their stories about helping students in classrooms get the tools they need to succeed. Last year, the online charity released a treasure trove of data as part of their “Hacking Education”…

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Infographic: State Your Choice: Where Donors Choose

In September 2007, DonorsChoose.org expanded from a handful of cities and states to throughout all 50 states. Within two months, a teacher in every state has posted a classroom project on the site. Now that DonorsChoose.org is available to every public school in American, which states are most heavily represented on the site and which…

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Infographic: Educating Doctors and Patients About Atrial Fibrillation

We recently had the honor of working with the American Heart Association to create an educational poster about Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), which is a common abnormal heart rhythm that puts patients at a five times greater risk of stroke. With one side of the poster designed to educate patients and another to inform doctors, this…

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