WHAT’S NEW AT NEWSELA

Jennifer Coogan Chief Content Officer, Newsela In 2014, the Newsela editorial team worked with the Big History Project to adapt its fascinating articles into multiple reading levels, just as we do with the news content we provide on Newsela.com every day. All our editors agreed: working on this project made us smarter. Not only did … Continue reading WHAT’S NEW AT NEWSELA

PICTURING BIG HISTORY: USING PHOTOGRAPHY TO CONNECT TO THE THRESHOLDS AND THEMES OF BIG HISTORY

Damian Pawlowski BHP Teacher, California, USA Fred Spier begins his book Big History and the Future of Humanity with the story of how he was inspired at a young age by the famous Earthrise photograph. This stunning photo, taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, helped people around the world to see … Continue reading PICTURING BIG HISTORY: USING PHOTOGRAPHY TO CONNECT TO THE THRESHOLDS AND THEMES OF BIG HISTORY

BHP – REAL STRATEGIES FOR REAL C3 IN THE CLASSROOM – NCSS 2015 PART 3

Bob Regan Big History Project Team "New Orleans, Louisiana montage" by Infrogmation (talk). Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. The Big History Project had a terrific week in New Orleans at the National Council for the Social Studies. There was plenty of great food, amazing teachers and big ideas. We met hundreds of people … Continue reading BHP – REAL STRATEGIES FOR REAL C3 IN THE CLASSROOM – NCSS 2015 PART 3