*social justice, Desmos, double bar graph

Pay Gap (by gender, by degree)

The Gender Pay Gap: Pay by Gender & Education Attained
graph from Stav Ziv/Newsweek, slow reveal by @JennaLaib
updated with additional questions from Dr. Brandie E. Waid (@MathTeach_BEW) and Kristen Hawley Turner (@TeachKHT) [Inqu[ee]ry across the curriculum”]

Melvin Lee Peralta (@melvinmperalta) made a Desmos activity out of this slow reveal!

Source and Further Reading: “Pay Gap Won’t Close For Another 43 Years,” by Stav Ziv, published in Newsweek (March 16, 2015)

Type of Graph: double bar graph

Screen Shot 2022-05-19 at 10.38.56 AM

Potential Math Content: double bar graphs, missing data, percentages, ratios,

Potential Content Connections: social justice, gender, women’s rights movements, feminism, college, salaries, paired text

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