Social Sim Provides Tool To Study Segregation

Social Sim Provides Tool To Study Segregation

Parable of the Polygons

Dynamic interactive helps classrooms explore topics of bias, diversity

Pros: The interactive games help students see and understand how “harmless choices can make a harmful world.”

Cons: Some may have difficulty understanding the connection between shapes and bias; others may feel it oversimplifies a complex topic.

Bottom Line: A fascinating way to address how communities become segregated due to individual bias.

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