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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