We’re Announcing Big Things at NCSS 2019!

Though this is definitely not our first rodeo, this year’s NCSS in Austin, TX is going to be very different. It’s no longer a secret that we’re launching a new course, World History Project, and the big reveal will happen at the conference. C’mon down and be one of the first to explore the materials, … Continue reading We’re Announcing Big Things at NCSS 2019!

Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 3: How can looking at the same information from different perspectives pave the way for progress?

BHP Team Washington, USA Note from the BHP Team: In this month’s Big Question article, “Yes, We Learn About the Periodic Table in History. No, You’re Not in the Wrong Class,” veteran BHP teacher Rachel Hansen takes us through best practices for bringing the art of inquiry to life in Unit 3 of the Big … Continue reading Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 3: How can looking at the same information from different perspectives pave the way for progress?

Big Skills Teacher Takes: Scale

BHP Team Washington, USA Note from the BHP Team: This month’s Big Skill is scale, which pushes students to consider things from up close and far away. If you haven’t already, read the sister blog post, "Scale Switching to Build Student Understanding," by BHP learning scientist, Rachel Phillips. Rachel discusses how scale switching “gives us … Continue reading Big Skills Teacher Takes: Scale