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KIVA: Home

 

New Logo for Kiva Loans that change lives 

Schedule

CLASS 1 - IN CLASS​

  • Introduction to KIVA
  • Pick Country - KIVA Preference

CLASS 2 - LIBRARY 

  • Collection & Organization of Information - how are you going to keep track of your research?
  • Resource - where do I find information?
    • Britannica Encyclopedia on-line
  • Note-taking - summarizing (review) PowerPoint
  • Research

CLASS 3 - LIBRARY 

  • Collection & Organization of Information - how are you going to keep track of your research?
  • Resource - where do I find information?
    • World Geography & Culture on-line (Health, Education, Income)
  • Research - Note taking

CLASS 4 - LIBRARY

 

  • Finish Research Card - Part II - Health, Education or Work
     

Turn it in BEFORE STARTING Research Card III
 

  • World Geography & Culture on-line
    • a) Data = Facts & Figures - Economy
    • b) Direct Quote = Society - Living Conditions

CLASS 5 - IN CLASS

 

FINISH BOTH CARDS I! and Begin CARD III 

 

CLASS 6 - IN LIBRARY

 

An infographic is a collection of imagery, charts, and minimal text that gives an easy-to-understand overview of a topic. Infographics use striking, engaging visuals to communicate information quickly and clearly.

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

What makes a good Infographic?

Bad - Infographic Example - Discuss as a class - what makes this bad?

Ugly - 8 worst infographics ever created - With a partner decide on which one is the worst!

  • Review Infographic - Slides 1-10
     
  • In teams 'discuss' about what makes an infographic 'Good'

 

Good - Infographic Example

 

  • Research Card Part IV) Infographic Rubric - Google Classroom Research Card
     
    • Review the following Research Cards:
      • Card 1 - Map, History & Economy
      • Card 2 - Education, Health, Economy/Work
      • Card 3 - People Living Below the Poverty Line
         

Summarize ONLY the MAIN Facts

 

Image result for image summarization

 

Free Infographic Makers

  • Piktochart: Create Infographics, Presentations & Flyers for freeCreate beautiful infographics, flyers, posters, presentations and reports easily with absolutely no design experience.
  • Canva: Bring facts to Life with Canva's free Infographic Maker.

NICARAGUA INFOGRAPHIC EXAMPLE

CLASS 7 - IN CLASS

 

Continue working on your infographic.

 

CLASS 8 - IN CLASS

 

 

 

CLASS 9 & 10

Kiva Presentation Instructions & Rubric

  • Kiva profile presentation preparation, including the following:
    • Background on the country
    • Reasons why profile should be funded.

Kiva Presentation Graphic Organizer

 

Nicaragua Presentation Graphic Organizer

Nicaragua Presentation Slideshows

Nicaragua Presentations: Good example and Bad example

 

  • Give Presentations
  • Vote and Lend!
     

You will be making a BIG difference in someone's life.

Be thoughtful and an independent thinker.

Who speaks to you and why?

 

Infographics

Canva Tutorials

Resources - General

 

 

Britannica School

Explore an updated online Encyclopedia for articles, biographies, videos, images
and web resources.


World Geography & Culture Online (Infobase)

World Geography and Cuture is the definitive resources for researching the world's
countries and geography.

Plagarism

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