Utilizing the Community to Teach Origin Stories

Sarah Giddings Big History Teacher, 9th – 12th Grade Ann Arbor, MI September is such a busy time of year for me, as I’m sure it is for everyone. We are full speed ahead with the Big History Project. As you may recall, I teach and coordinate curriculum for a year-round countywide blended learning program … Continue reading Utilizing the Community to Teach Origin Stories

Climbing Through Layers of Iowa’s Big History

Laura Walter Big History Teacher, 9th Grade Waverly, IA As usual in Iowa, we were worried about the weather, but the late September day turned out perfect! Three teachers at Waverly-Shell Rock High School took nearly 200 students and 17 parent chaperons on a field trip to the Rockford Fossil and Prairie Park, about 50 … Continue reading Climbing Through Layers of Iowa’s Big History