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So this semester I'm teaching an interdisciplinary seminar that has to do with segregation in American cities, and I'm so excited about the online mapping projects I've found that I have to share them here 🤓
First up: MAPPING INEQUALITY: REDLINING IN NEW DEAL AMERICA (@UR_DSL)

They not only superimpose HOLC maps over a contemporary one, but you can also download hi-res scans that you can just keep zooming in on

(Plus, check out their list of resources)
dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/redli…
Next up, @policymap has the HOLC maps uploaded too, plus you can crossreference other data

(Follow the link in the article below, which will tell you more about the possibilities they offer)

policymap.com/2017/07/holc-h…
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With so much interest in history classroom simulations these days, I thought people might be interested in a few social studies research articles.

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#sschat #historyed #historyeducation #socialstudies #edchat #k12chat
Essential reading: “Simulating Survival,” Simone Schweber’s 2003 article in Curriculum Inquiry in which she reports on a full semester of close observation of a teacher’s Holocaust simulation tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.111…
Schweber enters the classroom with significant reservations about these kinds of simulations. By the end of the study, she’s much more open to the possibilities they offer
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Looking for a good summer read? Here are just a few ideas for articles about social studies, if any of you are into that kind of thing...
#sschat #historyeducation #historyed #edchat #socialstudies
Daniel Byrd's SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION AS A MORAL ACTIVITY: TEACHING TOWARD A JUST SOCIETY provides a powerful argument about the role of our field in sustaining democracy onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.111…
Vakil & colleagues on THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF SOCIAL STUDIES AND SPECIAL EDUCATION talks about why citizenship & self-determination are important for Ss with cognitive disabilities - and why that matters for all of us eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ915840
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