GETTING TO KNOW THE BHP SCORE EVALUATORS

A. Ferguson, BHP Score Team Arizona State University, USA Earlier this year, BHP announced a new formative assessment service called BHP Score. The service allows teachers who have incorporated Big History into their classrooms to submit students’ essays for Units 2, 6, and 9. The essays are sent to a team of trained scorers at…

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WHY IS ONE STAR HOT, ANOTHER NOT-SO-MUCH?

David Burzillo, BHP Teacher Massachusetts, USA The Star Class activity in Lesson 3.3 is a must-do activity that introduces students to the key characteristics of stars and how they interact. The relationship of a star’s size, temperature, and luminosity is nicely captured in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a visual that I tell my students is the…

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THREE THINGS I LOVE ABOUT BHP SCORE

Jami McLing, BHP Teacher Idaho, USA BHP Score is a thing of beauty: it provides a level of detailed feedback on student writing that would previously have taken me two to three weeks to compile. In addition to time saved, here are three other amazing benefits of BHP Score: Tool for Teachers: One-on-One Conversations BHP…

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