Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): How history can help put it all in perspective

By BHP/WHP Team Please note that this blog contains information that might be upsetting for some people. The focus on, and the response to, the most recent coronavirus (COVID-19) has been overwhelming. Many people are frightened about their health and that of their loved ones, and appropriately so. We should be vigilant about taking measures … Continue reading Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): How history can help put it all in perspective

“What are the positive and negative impacts of interconnection?”

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Team Member Louisiana, USA Interconnection doesn’t exactly sound like an enthralling or kid-engaging topic (at least not from their perspective), but this happens to be one of my favorite units. It’s also the one my students at first get thoroughly confused with because there’s no threshold but by the end of … Continue reading “What are the positive and negative impacts of interconnection?”

Don’t Forget the Reminders: Teaching Advice from Leonard Shelby of “Memento”

Bob Bain Michigan, USA I have this condition… it’s my memory… I have no short-term memory. I know who I am. I know all about myself. It’s just, since my injury, I can’t make new memories – everything fades. — Leonard Shelby, Memento (2000) With that quote, Leonard Shelby, the protagonist of the film Memento … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Reminders: Teaching Advice from Leonard Shelby of “Memento”