Incorporating BHP “Ways of Knowing” Lessons in the Classroom

Alex Madueña Big History Teacher, 9th Grade Los Angeles, CA “We know that early humans lived in hunter-forager societies because our textbook said so,” declared a student, and not without a degree of certainty and pride in her voice. Partially from curiosity, and partially from a desire to gauge student understanding, I had asked students to…

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CA High Schools: Big History is now a UC approved course!

NOTE: Submissions for the 2015-16 school year are due to the Big History Project by August 15th To be admitted to the University of California, students must take a total of 15 “A-G” courses in high school, including at least two History/Social Science courses. In order to preserve the high standards for admission to the…

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