BHP Team

Bookmark this page! We update it regularly. Big History sessions are always a lot of fun, and they’re a great way to connect with others teaching the course or thinking about doing so. If you’re headed to one of these events and you’re interested in meeting up, drop us a line at team@bighistoryproject.com.


UPCOMING:

July 25-26: History Teachers’ Association of Victoria Annual Conference
Melbourne, Victoria, AU
Session Details: Literacy and the Big History Project, Friday, July 26, 11:15 a.m., CQ Functions, Melbourne CBD
Presenter: Ashley Keith Pratt, BHP Outreach Coordinator – Australia
[Conference Site]

July 26-27: History Teachers’ Association NSW State Conference
Camperdown, New South Wales, AU
Session Details: Big History: Developing students’ research & analytical skills, Friday, July 26, 1:40 p.m., University of Sydney, Eastern Avenue Complex
Presenter: Charles Rushworth, BHP Teacher at Liverpool Boys High School
[Conference Site]


PAST:

July 7-10: National Science Teachers Conference
Darwin, Northern Territory, AU
Session Details: Big History, STEM and Cygnet Bay Tours + VR, Tuesday, July 9, 2:40 p.m., Darwin High School
Presenter: Hayden Brown, BHP Teacher at Australind Senior High School
[Conference Site]

June 29: Queensland History Teachers’ Association Annual Conference
Brisbane, Queensland, AU
Session Details: Literacy gains using the Big History Project, Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m., Brisbane Grammar School, Gregory Terrace
Presenter: Casey Lever, BHP Teacher at Ipswich Girls Grammar School and Kim Lochner, BHP Teacher at Stanthorpe State High School
[Conference Site]

March 17 – 18: Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Conference
Madison, WI, USA
Session Details: Interdisciplinarity & the Big History Project, Time TBD
Presenter: Mike Weisensel, BHP Outreach Coordinator
[Conference Site]

March 18 – 19: Northeast Regional Conference on Social Studies
Framingham, MA, USA
Session Details: Causality & the Big History Project, Tuesday, March 19, 8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m., Murphy Room, 5th Fl, McCarthy Center
Presenter: Cari Winterich, BHP Education Outreach Coordinator
[Conference Site]

March 22 – 23: Michigan Council for the Social Studies Conference
Holland, MI, USA
Session Details: Write On! Writing with the Big History Project, Saturday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Room 158
Presenter: Gregory Dykhouse, BHP Teacher at Black River Public School and Pierre Sirois, BHP Teacher at East Grand Rapids High School
[Conference Site]

March 15: Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference
Denver, CO, USA
Session Details: Big History Project: Skills and Content in Support of Strong Instructional Practice, 11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., MDC room, 4th Fl, History Colorado Center
Presenter: Allison Lipp, BHP Senior Program Manager
[Conference Site]

March 15 – 17: California Council for Social Studies Conference
San Jose, CA, USA
Session Details: The Big History Project: Tools & Strategies for Improving Writing in History, Time TBD
Presenter: Damian Pawlowski, BHP teacher at Los Gatos High School
[Conference Site]

March 7 – 9: New York State Council for the Social Studies
Albany, NY, USA
Session Details: Interdisciplinarity & the Big History Project, Thursday, March 8, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Room 2A
Presenter: Todd Nussen, BHP teacher at Oceanside High School and Jason Manning, BHP teacher at Edison Middle School
Information on Happy Hour, sponsored by BHP
[Conference Site]

February 28 – March 1: North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Conference
Greensboro, NC, USA
Session Details: The Big History Project: Tools & Strategies for Improving Writing in History, February 28, Session 5, 3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m., Grandover East
Presenter: Devon Rose, BHP teacher at the Exploris School
HH: February 28, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Bar Down Under, Sheraton Greensboro
[Conference Site]

March 1-2: Middle States Council for Social Studies Conference
King of Prussia, PA, USA
Session Details: Causality & the Big History Project, March 2, 11:30 a.m.- 12:20 p.m., Wayne Room
Presenter: Mike Skomba, BHP teacher at Sommerville High School, NJ
[Conference Site]

March 1 – 3: Washington State Council for the Social Studies
Chelen, WA, USA
Session Details: Interdisciplinarity & the Big History Project, Time TBD
Presenter: Donnetta Elsasser, BHP teacher at Touchet School
[Conference Site]

February 8: Illinois Council for Social Studies Conference
Normal, IL, USA
Session Details: Causality & The Big History Project, Friday, February 8, Session 4, 11:40 a.m.
Presenters: Zachary Cain, Jessica Nunez, BHP teachers at Edison Middle School
[Conference Site]

January 14: GoOpen Summit
Greenwood, IN, USA
Session Details: TBD
Presenter: TBD
[Conference Site]

November 30 – December 2: National Council for Social Studies (NCSS)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Session and Presenter Details: Check them out HERE!
[Conference Site]

October 20: Arizona Council for the Social Studies (ACSS)
Mesa, AZ, USA
Session Details: Saturday, October 20: 12:40pm
Presenter: Kathy Hays
[Conference Site]

October 13: Washington State Council for the Social Studies (WSCSS)
Tacoma, WA, USA
Session Details: Saturday, October 13: 12:50pm – 2:00pm
Presenters: Mike Marshall and Ben Tomlisson
[Conference Site]

October 2: History Teachers of Australia Association (HTAA)
Canberra, Australia
Session Details: 2.40 – 3.35pm
Presenter: Hayden Brown, BHP Teacher
[Conference Site]

October 1: Iowa Council for the Social Studies Conference
Altoona, Iowa, USA
Session Details: TBD
Presenter: Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher
[Conference Site]

August 25: Arizona Council for History Education
Tempe, Arizona, USA
Session Details: 8:55-9:45am
Presenter: Kathy Hays, BHP Teacher
[Conference Site]

July 26-29: IB Global Conference
San Diego, California, USA
Session Details: Multidisciplinary Units with the IB MYP Program
Presenter: Tom Stabb, the Dwight School, NYC
[Conference Site]

July 26-29: International Big History Association (IBHA) Conference
Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA
[Conference Site]

June 30: Queensland History Teachers Association (QHTA) Conference

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
BHP Meet-Up will take place at lunch on June 30. Email team@bighistoryproject.com for details!
[Conference Site]

April 12-14: NERC 48 (Connecticut Council for the Social Studies)
Hartford, Connecticut
*KEYNOTE: BOB BAIN: Friday, April 12: 1:55pm – 2:55pm
Session Details: Friday, April 12, 9:55am – 10:55am
[Conference site]

March 23: California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS)
San Diego, California
Session Details: Friday, March 23, 4:00pm – 4:50pm
[Conference site]

March 23: Michigan Council for the Social Studies (MCSS)
Clinton Township, Michigan
Session Details: Friday, March 23, 4:00pm – 4:50pm
[Conference site]

March 8-10: New York State Council for the Social Studies (NYSCSS)
Albany, New York
Session Details: Thursday, March 8, 1:20pm – 2:05pm
[Conference site]

March 9-11: Washington State Council for the Social Studies (WSCSS)
Skamania, Washington
Session Details: Saturday, March 10 2:30pm – 5:00pm
[Conference site]

March 2-3: Middle States Council for the Social Studies
Tyson’s Corner, Virginia
Session Details: TBD
[Conference site]

February 8-9: North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS)
Greensboro, North Carolina
Session Details: Thursday, February 8, 8:30am – 9:30am; Thursday, February 8, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
[Conference site]

Last updated October 11, 2018. We will update this list regularly – please check back!

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