Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP Team Note: What follows below is a transcript from a speech recently delivered by Bob Regan, Director of the Big History Project, at an event recognizing Teachers of the Year in New Jersey. Veteran BHP teacher Mike Skomba was awarded Teacher of the Year for Somerset County. Let me start by congratulating everyone here … Continue reading Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

BHP Team Grab your calendar! Big History Project teachers are meeting in select locations across the United States, and we hope you can join! (You can RSVP here.) This summer, convenings will be split into two parts: information sessions and Professional Learning Community (PLC) meetings. You’re welcome to attend one or both parts! Here’s what … Continue reading BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

Is Big History the writing-intensive course Queensland teachers are looking for?

Kim Lochner, BHP Teacher Queensland, Australia I work in a small rural school, close to the border between Queensland and New South Wales (Australia). As I reflect on three years of teaching Big History, I realize it’s not the size of the school that matters, it’s the scale of the material we present that counts. … Continue reading Is Big History the writing-intensive course Queensland teachers are looking for?