KEEPING BHP ENGAGING THROUGH THE LONG HAUL

Chloe Simons BHP Teacher, Tasmania One of the reasons that this course is so powerful is its significant capacity to engage students. The story of the creation of the Universe and everything in it is a weird and wonderful tale with many twists, red herrings and surprises. If you get it right, teaching BHP to … Continue reading KEEPING BHP ENGAGING THROUGH THE LONG HAUL

LAUNCHING YOUR FIRST LITTLE BIG HISTORY: SOME TIPS

Bob Bain Big Historian, Professor of History & Educational Studies, University of Michigan BHP Expert Post I recently received an e-mail from a 9th grade BHP student asking me for some tips on doing her Little Big History. I thought I would share her note and my response. She wrote: Hello Mr. Bain, I am … Continue reading LAUNCHING YOUR FIRST LITTLE BIG HISTORY: SOME TIPS

THE GAME OF (EVOLUTIONARY) LIFE

Chris Steussy BHP Teacher, California, USA This was one of those lessons that could so easily have flopped. I was worried the kids wouldn’t have enough context. I was worried there wouldn’t be enough buy in, enough time, or worse, too much. I felt like we needed some sort of application of our newfound understanding … Continue reading THE GAME OF (EVOLUTIONARY) LIFE