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The Know Your File Types Infographic


jpg… gif… png… Ever wonder when you should use which file type for what purpose? If so, then take the guess work out of this dilemma by checking out the super cool Know Your File Types infographic shown below. Not only does it describe each one of these image formats, but the visual provides information related to which type works best in different sets of circumstances. Some really good stuff!


A shout out to the WhoIsHostingThis? blog for sharing this useful infographic!

Classroom Connection:

Teaching students which file extensions to utilize so that they can avoid overloading an inbox, maxing out storage space and/or causing web pages, blogs and wikis to load slowly is invaluable—especially if you’re teaching computers or multimedia courses.

That said, print the cluster of infographics explaining file format facts and then post it in your classroom as a handy reference.

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Looking for some technology integration ideas to enhance your classroom lessons? Then be sure to check out my "Tech Tips" for the latest and greatest Web 2.0 tools, applications and web sites that can be incorporated into activities and/or projects. Although some posts may not be applicable to your content area or grade level, be sure to check back often as I will be varying ideas in order to provide resources across the K-12 curriculum.

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