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”

Teaching Writing is Hard, But BHP Score Makes It Easier

By Jason Manning, BHP Teacher New York, USA I find it difficult to teach students how to write. And for their part, students find writing essays a difficult task, one that leaves them frustrated and discouraged. What do you do when you find yourself struggling to meet the educational needs of your students? You look … Continue reading Teaching Writing is Hard, But BHP Score Makes It Easier

A love letter to Big History

Charlotte Meijer, Netherlands BHP outreach coordinator and former BHP student  [De Nederlandse versie van deze blog post vind je hier.] Big History to me was love at first sight. Growing up, I wanted to be everything, ranging from paleontologist and archaeologist to “girl of nature” (a sort of Jane Goodall, if you will). Going to … Continue reading A love letter to Big History