Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?

Bart Shaffer, BHP Teacher Washington, USA As teachers, we’re always doing a balancing act. How to use class time efficiently, without sacrificing learning and personal connection? Enter BHP Score, and more specifically, Revision Assistant (RA). Revision Assistant is a platform students can use to compose formal writing assessments and receive real-time feedback, called signal checks, … Continue reading Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?

Big History 2019 Summer Reading List

BHP Team “So many books, so little time.” —Frank Zappa (and BHP teachers everywhere) This is the moment you’ve been waiting for: Summer! Now you can catch up on some much-deserved rest, relaxation, and brain food. Haven’t had time to maintain your summer reading wish-list? BHP’s got your back. Dive into this teacher-curated list of … Continue reading Big History 2019 Summer Reading List

What’s wrong with rigor? BHP will shift your mindset

by Bart Shaffer, BHP teacher Washington, USA Will my students just shut down? Can they really succeed with this amount of reading and writing? There’s no way they can keep up with this pace! This is TOO HARD! I teach at the most diverse high school in the state. With 58 languages spoken and kids … Continue reading What’s wrong with rigor? BHP will shift your mindset