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Best Infographic Design Apps and Websites

Infographics are an awesome way to convey a lot of complex information relatively quickly and engagingly. They offer engaging options for spicing up presentations and encourage creators to apply skills in everything from graphic design to math. These apps and websites for creating and designing infographics can help both teachers and students communicate their ideas and demonstrate learning, stretching visual and conceptual thinking while cultivating valuable design skills.

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Canva - Graphic Design & Photo Editing

Create snazzy designs in seconds with flexible, cloud-based tool

Bottom Line: A flexible, accessible way to get kids -- especially design novices -- creating digitally in your classroom if you have stable internet and time to get students set up to be successful.

The Noun Project

Think in pictures with vibrant visual language everyone can understand

Bottom Line: It's a neat, well-executed concept with lots of possibilities for learning, imagining, and creating.

Smore

Create online flyers, learn a little about marketing with design tool

Bottom Line: A fast way to fashion attractive flyers, but students will need outside help to learn about PR and marketing and effective, concise writing.

Office Sway

Cool scroll effects, flexible features boost visual storytelling tool

Bottom Line: A great tool for design and presentation, if great visuals and easy sharing trump having some active viewing features present in other tools.

Easel.ly

Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool

Bottom Line: Even though the basic themes and images are limited, when prepared well, this tool can help students connect with content in a meaningful way.

Infogr.am

Snazzy, easy infographic maker visually pleasing but lacks design help

Bottom Line: The site is a great asset for classroom presentations and analyzing data, but educators need to provide guidance to ensure students learn while using it.

Lucidpress

Collaborative publishing and design tool has lots of options, templates

Bottom Line: An easy-to-use mash-up of InDesign and Google Drive, Lucidpress fills a niche for publication creation and collaboration.

Piktochart

Add oomph to info with sleek infographic tool

Bottom Line: Tech-savvy kids will immediately take to this well-designed, reasonably easy-to-use tool.

Venngage

Create impressive infographics with ease

Bottom Line: Surprisingly simple way for students to think critically and communicate ideas in an appealing, visual format, but could be a bit more edu-friendly with extra educator/student supports.

Adobe Spark

Super-flexible design tool for crafting fabulous images, videos, and sites

Bottom Line: This free, one-stop shop for creating sleek graphics, web stories, and animated videos is incredibly easy to use and challenges students to think critically about visual presentation.

Grafio 3 - Diagrams & ideas

Flexible app transforms sketches into pro-level designs and diagrams

Bottom Line: A terrific choice for creating simple diagrams or presentations on iOS.

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