BHP Team

Headed to Chicago for this year’s NCSS Conference? The Big History Project is going even BIGGER this year – with three must-see sessions and some booth fun and happy hours to boot. If you’re interested in setting up a meeting, shoot us a note at outreach@bighistoryproject.com.

Curious about where else we’ll be this year? Check out Where in the World Is BHP? for a full listing of conferences we’re participating in.

Pencil These In:

1. OER Implementation: Supporting Teachers and Schools
 Join BHP’s director, Bob Regan, in a look at open educational resources (OER) and the lessons of the Big History Project as an effort to support teacher communities of practice across the country.

Friday, November 30, 10:15 am – 11:15 am

2. Thinking About the Past in Order to See the Future
University of Michigan professor and BHP advisor Bob Bain takes up the problem of broadening and extending students’ capacity to “see” historical change and to “see” more clearly the present and the future.

Friday, November 30, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

3. Helping Students “Think on Paper” – A Teacher’s View
Writing is thinking on paper. Helping students develop a solid understanding of disciplinary practices requires clear expectations and consistent feedback. Review examples of student writing and strategies for helping students with a panel of BHP teachers.

Saturday, December 1, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

4. Teacher Networking Happy Hour
Currently teach BHP? Interested in doing so in the future? Join BHP teachers, staff, and advisors for a drink and snacks.

Saturday, December 1, 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

  • TBD (Walking distance from Hyatt Regency – location will be announced at sessions and/or booth during iPhone giveaway)

5. We’ll Be at Booth #315
Come hang out with BHP staff and teachers! Get your badge scanned to be entered into a drawing for an iPhone XS or Apple AirPods! (Must be present to win – giveaway will be Saturday at 3:00 pm.)

Got questions? Drop us a line at outreach@bighistoryproject.com.

More soon!

The BHP Team

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