END OF SCHOOL THOUGHTS: BHP COMPARED TO AN AVERAGE WORLD HISTORY COURSE

Shawn Bean Big History Teacher, 9th Grade Chicago Heights, IL This blog goes out to all the teachers thinking about taking on the Big History Project. I work with many veteran teachers of World History, and they have been somewhat apprehensive to take on something as daunting as completely changing the way they’ve done things…

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HISTORY AS MYSTERY

BHP Team How is investigating history like solving a mystery? Watch clips about headless ancient Romans to unlock the secrets of how to solve these historical puzzles. Check out the activity below and begin solving historical puzzles in your classroom. Visit the Big History Project website to register for a free teacher account and access hundreds…

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BHP IMPACT ON STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

Bridgette O’Connor Big History Teacher, 9th Grade Covington, Louisiana As I wrap up my third year teaching Big History, I must admit that teaching this course has been one of the most rewarding experiences. In my first year I, like so many of you, can remember feeling extremely nervous and a bit overwhelmed at the…

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