EMPOWERING STUDENTS WITH PEER-TO-PEER FEEDBACK

Des Hylton, BHP Teacher Brisbane, Australia As many of you lead up to the Little Big History (LBH) projects  or find yourselves neck-deep in them, you might be feeling overwhelmed with questions. Students are often desperate for affirmation and feedback on the direction they’re taking their multi-modal projects. What a great problem to have! Your … Continue reading EMPOWERING STUDENTS WITH PEER-TO-PEER FEEDBACK

Daily Life: Then, Way-Back-Then, and Now

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Think about your daily routine. Your cell phone alarm goes off. You swipe to disable the alarm, quickly check social media to catch up with the overnight goings-on, and manage to delay your emergence from under warm covers to start another day. Off to school. Off to work. On … Continue reading Daily Life: Then, Way-Back-Then, and Now

GROWTH IS THE GOAL: USING BHP SCORE TO REVISE STUDENT WRITING

Steve Hamilton, BHP Teacher Washington, USA We ended the first semester of Capital High School’s Big History class with Investigation 6. On the final day of the semester, students completed their Investigations and submitted them to BHP Score. I also scored the essay myself. Having sent in Investigation 2, the students knew the type of … Continue reading GROWTH IS THE GOAL: USING BHP SCORE TO REVISE STUDENT WRITING