The Learning Renaissance

Slavery – A Stunning Animation Exploring the Atlantic Slave Trade

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This simulation in animated form charts every ship that crossed the Atlantic bringing slaves.

For me, this represents a great use of technology to bring teaching to life. As well as showing the historical information, the nature of the animation generates some deep questions about the impetus and direction of slavery and those taking part in it.

Read more here: Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade | Slate.com
Original source: www.slavevoyages.org

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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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