Real Data & Global Education

There's plenty of buzz around about data, visualisation, and how we can best make use of it in the classroom.  David McCandless demonstrates it better than most in his TED Talk "The Beauty of Data Visualisation." That's all well and good, but that data's not always the easiest thing to get hold of in a

VIDEO: “Where Data Meets Design”

Some colleagues of mine in Singapore linked me to this video about the value of visualising data.  Giving your numbers some visual form and aesthetic sense helps bring your message to life for those of us not blessed with a naturally quantitative brain. The notion of incorporating elements of design also raises some interesting ideas