Assessment in the Interest of Student Learning

Rachel Phillips, BHP Team, Learning Scientist Washington, USA Note: Rachel recently moderated a discussion on this topic in the online BHP Teacher Community November. View here! Oh, assessments. They weren’t much fun as a student, and they haven’t become any more fun as a teacher! They’re hard to create, hard to grade, hard to return, … Continue reading Assessment in the Interest of Student Learning

Why Labels for Ideas Are Essential

Elfrieda H. Hiebert, PhD, UC Santa Cruz, Text Genome California, USA Note: This blog post is featured in Session 3.2, Teaching Reading 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! A big idea in understanding the story … Continue reading Why Labels for Ideas Are Essential

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 … Continue reading Teaching Reading in History