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Where Bullying Occurs

Michelle Yeoh's win for Best Actress at the 2023 Academy Awards marked the first time an Asian actress took home that trophy! This graph tracks wins in the Oscar's Big Five categories. What data would we want to determine exactly how underrepresented people in these groups are?

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Americans’ Familiarity with Juneteenth (2021)

It's almost Juneteenth! How many Americans are familiar with the history of Juneteenth? Does it influence whether people think it should be a federal holiday? How does this break down by race?

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The Number of Female CEOs Is Rising

In 2015, there were more CEOs of S&P 500 companies named John or Jon than there were CEOs that were women. How has this changed in the years since?

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The Length of the Skating Season on the Rideau Canal Skateway (Ottawa)

Every year, Ottawa's Rideau Canal Skateway (a UNESCO world heritage site) is host the world's longest skateway! But not in 2023. How unusual is this? How long have other seasons been? (slow reveal by @scottwestwell)

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Earth Overshoot Day (1971-2022)

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity has used all the biological resources that Earth regenerates during the entire year. When was Earth Overshoot Day in 1971? ...2022? And how has it changed over time?

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Disney Princess Baby Names in the US (1951-2021)

Are prospective parents influenced by the names of princesses in Disney movies? How much of an influence do these movies have over naming trends? Check out the slide deck and questions on

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The World’s Biggest Employers

The World's Biggest Employers graph from Statista; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib) Slide Deck 1 reveals the topic early on and then students make sense of the employers. Slide Deck 2 reveals the employers early on without the topic, and students make sense of that. Both has them analyzing the quantities and what they… Continue reading The World’s Biggest Employers

Top 5 States for Refugee Resettlement within the US, 2020-2021: California (500), Texas (367), New York (320), Washington (284), Kentucky (245)
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Top Five States for Refugee Resettlement within the US (2020-2021)

Top.Five States for Refugee Resettlement within the US (2020-2021) graph from the Time for Kids; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib) (Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse) Type of Graph: bar graph Source: Time for Kids, "New Friends and Neighbors." Time for Kids: October 6, 2021.   Paired Texts: "What is a Refugee?" Who… Continue reading Top Five States for Refugee Resettlement within the US (2020-2021)

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Endangered Animal Species in the US

Endangered Animal Species in the US graph from the DynaMath; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)  (Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)  Type of Graph: infographic/lollipop chart  Source: Mead, Maggie. “Animals Up Close.” DynaMath: December 2018/January 2019. Potential Math Content: pictograph, scale, asking questions based on the data, estimate, rounding  Potential Content Connections: animals, endangered species, United States