Friday, March 27, 2009

Making Data more Visual, Relevant and Comprehensible

This week John Dodig, principal of SHS, shared an amazing video, Hans Rosling: Debunking Third-World Myths with the Best Stats You've Ever Seen. Many teachers are now exploring how they can use the software demonstrated in this video to make data more visual and understandable. Watch the video to discover new ways to visualize data:


  1. Bill
    I think Google's motion chart is based on Gapminder. You can create visualizations from a Google spreadsheet or from a gadget, I believe.
    more info here

  2. Yes.. Thanks Rita.. I also included a link in the post if you click on "Software" it takes you to Gapminder and it explains who you can insert the gadget with Google Spreadsheet.