Teaching Reading in History

Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Iowa, USA Note: This blog post is featured in Session 3.2 of Teaching Big History, our online training course for new and returning BHP teachers. You can delve even deeper into the topic of teaching reading there! I’m a social studies teacher. I don’t have an ELA credential, but writing is…

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Using BHP Data to Support Student Growth Goals

Loren Rozanski, BHP Teacher Connecticut, USA A note from the BHP Team: We love that BHP teachers are using data from BHP Score reports to inform student learning goals and data demands of their districts. What follows is the approach of one such teacher. We saw an opportunity to have Bob Bain weigh in on…

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I STILL CAN’T SAY AUSTRALOPITHECUS (AND OTHER CONFESSIONS OF VETERAN BHP TEACHERS)

BHP Team We recently spotted one of our veteran BHP teachers in the online community confessing to never having tried a popular BHP activity. Another veteran teacher responded with this: So, of course we worked with Joe to gather a list of “True Confessions” from other long-time BHP teachers. The course can be an intimidating…

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