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International Literacy Rates over Time

How has the world literacy rate changed over time? When did we experienced the greatest gains in literacy, globally? What has influenced these times of increased literacy? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

line graph

Population of the New England Colonies

How many people were living in New England between 1620 and 1750? How do the demographics break down by race? What can we deduce from the shifts in population? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

bar graph, double bar graph

Comparing the number of mass shootings in the US (by race) with the number of words used in coverage by the NYTimes

How does the number of mass shootings, broken down by race, compare with the average number of words the NYTimes used to cover the story?

Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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First #slowrevealgraph Special Collection: Incarceration in the United States

The US prison system is broken. The data around who is impacted, and why, is devastating. ...and our students deserve to know about it.  Educator Connie Rivera (con2ward at aol.com / @Rivera_Con) gifted us with a collection of slow reveal graphs linked to a unit called "Disproportionate Incarceration: Graphing, Proportional Reasoning, and Social Justice." Over the… Continue reading First #slowrevealgraph Special Collection: Incarceration in the United States