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Twitter’s Top Emojis Over the Course of 2020

What were the most popular emojis of 2020, and why did it change over the course of the year? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

#savetheplanet, *social justice, line graph, stacked area graph

Taiji Cove Hunting Season (Annual Slaughter of Dolphins)

Each year, hundreds of dolphins are killed and captured in Taiji, Japan. What has impacted the annual hunt? (Notice/wonder/feel/act, with resources to encourage activism) Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Correlation or Causation: Chocolate & Nobel Laureates

Does eating chocolate make you smarter? Or does being smarter give you a sweet tooth? Explore correlation and causation with this graph.

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*social justice, line graph, stacked area graph

Cost of thriving vs typical wages for full time workers

How is the New York Police Department (NYPD) funded, in comparison to other service departments in New York City?

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“Why is the math teacher here for social studies?”

Excerpt from this┬áblog post I slipped quietly into Room 304, trying not to distract the fourth graders, who were finishing up a writing assignment. I set up my laptop to project to the white board at the front of the room. The classroom teacher gave students a reminder that students had 1 minute left to… Continue reading “Why is the math teacher here for social studies?”