Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP Team Note: What follows below is a transcript from a speech recently delivered by Bob Regan, Director of the Big History Project, at an event recognizing Teachers of the Year in New Jersey. Veteran BHP teacher Mike Skomba was awarded Teacher of the Year for Somerset County. Let me start by congratulating everyone here … Continue reading Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

BHP Team Grab your calendar! Big History Project teachers are meeting in select locations across the United States, and we hope you can join! (You can RSVP here.) This summer, convenings will be split into two parts: information sessions and Professional Learning Community (PLC) meetings. You’re welcome to attend one or both parts! Here’s what … Continue reading BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

How I’m getting ready to teach Big History

Stephen Andrews, BHP Teacher New Jersey, USA So, imagine that you’re in a department meeting and your supervisor casually tells you that you’ll be teaching a new course next year...one that covers 13.8 billion years of history in one 180-day school year. You would probably freak out. I know I did at first! I’ve taught … Continue reading How I’m getting ready to teach Big History