Lowell Gustafson President, International Big History Association Professor of Political Science, Villanova University, USA Author's Note: I am grateful for the comments by Cynthia Brown on an earlier version of this piece. Of course any remaining deficiencies here remain my responsibility. I grew up in the Chicago area of Illinois, USA. As a boy, I … Continue reading Networks of Exchange
Jami McLing, BHP Teacher Idaho, USA Instinctively, teenagers can be argumentative. They think they’re always right and most don’t shy away from a verbal fight. However, their argument often lacks “bite” and consists of opinions fueled by emotion. The debate activity Has the Scientific Revolution Ended? from Lesson 8.3 provides a terrific opportunity for students … Continue reading Has the Scientific Revolution Ended? Debatable.
Kathy Hays, Big History Teacher Arizona, USA STRIVE FOR FIVE! That’s our new motto each time we initiate a Unit Investigation. BHP Score has transformed how I teach writing, and how my students approach the writing process. I used to spend weeks grading the Investigations, and by the time they were returned, students had completely … Continue reading STRIVE FOR FIVE!