Using Circuit Playground and Maps To Visualize Migration Data
International Conference of the Learning Sciences
International Society of the Learning Sciences
NSF, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings 1758823
NSF, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings
This paper shares the design and process of development for a data visualization project that centers computing squarely in social studies classroom instruction for social justice. Circuit Playground Express are programmed to engage students in engaging with and creating visualizations of the Great Migration of Black folx from the American South during the Jim Crow era.
Cannell, C., Tofel-Grehl, C., & Searle, K. (2020). Using Circuit Playground Express and Maps To Visualize Population Migration Data. In Gresalfi, M. and Horn, I. S. (Eds.), The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2020, Volume 3 (pp. 1763-1764). Nashville, Tennessee: International Society of the Learning Sciences.