An infographic is a visual image, such as a chart or diagram, used to represent information or data. Over the past few years, I have noticed a dramatic increase of infographics on websites, blogs, newspapers, and magazines. Why?… A well designed infographic can tell a story about the data. It can help a reader visualize information and peak their interest to learn more about the topic. The Learning Network (a section of The New York Times blog) posted an article: Data Visualized: More on Teaching With Infographics The author shares the value of infographics and ideas for teaching with infographics by subject area.