Classroom Snapshot: Ms. Cook, 10th Grade World History

Kayla Cook, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from BHP Team: This blog post is part of a new series featuring BHP classrooms around the world. Stay tuned for more!  Briefly describe your BHP classroom/school setting (how many students, how often do you meet, for example) I teach 20 sophomores for first period world history. I … Continue reading Classroom Snapshot: Ms. Cook, 10th Grade World History

BHP Online Community: Why Teachers Love It

We may be biased, but we think the BHP community is the best in history. We’re talking about the individual teachers who comprise said community – teachers with a collective few-thousands-of-years-of-teaching-Big-History experience. Lucky for anyone teaching Big History (or gearing up to do so), this community of educators collaborates year-round in an online community, hosted … Continue reading BHP Online Community: Why Teachers Love It

Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning

Kathy Hays, BHP Teacher Arizona, USA They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. This was especially true when I shared the La Carretera Photo Essay from Unit 9 of the BHP course with my students and engaged them with the Highways and Change activity. The activity asks kids to interpret the extent to which … Continue reading Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning