BHP Students Excel on NY Regents History Exam

BHP Team In New York State, students must pass Regents Examinations—statewide, standardized exams in core high school subjects—to graduate high school with a Regents Diploma. At the end of tenth grade, New York students take the Global History and Geography Regents Exam. At Oceanside High School, teachers found that the group of students who had … Continue reading BHP Students Excel on NY Regents History Exam

STUDENTS GO “ALL IN” ON MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Teacher Louisiana, USA What better way for students to research early civilizations than to figure out what made them rise and thrive—and then create a museum exhibit to showcase their chosen civilization’s legacy? (Oh, and then “prove” that they were the “best” early civilization.) Early Civilizations Museum Project  from Lesson 7.1 … Continue reading STUDENTS GO “ALL IN” ON MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Big History for All Learners

Todd Nussen, Big History Teacher New York, USA It seems like there’s more material, more time periods to cover, more terms to remember, and more complex ideas to understand. If the Big History curriculum is overwhelming, why would we bombard students with it? This is a valid question. Those of us who have been teaching … Continue reading Big History for All Learners