IN-PERSON: Meet and Greet: Stuart J. Murphy - "Show and Tell! Great Graphs and Smart Charts"
Author Stuart J. Murphy joins us for a Meet and Greet with his new book for kids about data visualization, Show and Tell! Great Graphs and Smart Charts: An Introduction to Infographics. No registration required for this event, so don't hesitate to come any time between 2–3pm to say hi!
ABOUT THE BOOK
A visual-learning expert races up the charts and graphs math success with kid-friendly content sure to help with homework.
Want to find the most popular meal in the cafeteria? Compare town sports enrollments? Or maybe you just want to know who burps the most in your family! Learn what line graphs, bar graphs, pie charts, and pictographs are and how and when to use them to represent data.
Each project shows how to build a chart or graph and ties it all together with a creative infographic that really puts the A in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Mathematics). Whether used as an introductory aid or to underscore previous knowledge, the book prepares today's visually savvy children to succeed in school and life by analyzing the world around them.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Stuart J. Murphy is a visual-learning specialist and the author of the I See I Learn series and the award-winning MathStart series. He has also served as an author and consultant on a number of major educational programs. Stuart lives in Boston, Massachusetts.