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View larger image President Calvin Coolidge greets the media, 1924 Photo Courtesy of the Library of Congress
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Reducing statistics to “if _________ were 100 people, then __________” can make them very accessible, engaging, and thought-provoking. For example, there’s the well-known “If Twitter Was 100 People” infographic. There are also several sites that use this “gimmick” to illustrate much more important data about the world around us. I thought they might make a useful “The Best…” list for English Language Learners and others.
The Gender Inequality Index (GII) reflects women’s disadvantage in three dimensions—reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market—for as many countries as data of reasonable quality allow. The index shows the loss in human development due to inequality between female and male achievements in these dimensions. It ranges from 0, which indicates that women and men fare equally, to 1, which indicates that women fare as poorly as possible in all measured dimensions.
Comment: 5 average rating | Comments (4) Last Updated: 8 March, 2013 Section: Resources Primary History - World War II Using rich resources that encourage children’s empathy skills can make all the difference in teaching about WWII. This collection has detailed lesson plans, sources of information, emotive images, audio interviews, film footage and display materials.