Big Skills: Narrative and Thresholds: Making History Significant

Bob Regan, Big History Project Team Washington, USA From the BHP Team: This month, we’re trying something new. We wanted to add a series of posts that focus on the instructional skills within the Big History Project course. We are calling these posts, “Big Skills.” Each month we’ll ask an expert to post about a … Continue reading Big Skills: Narrative and Thresholds: Making History Significant

Big Skills Teacher Takes: Narrative and Thresholds

BHP Team Washington, USA Note from the BHP Team: Roll out the red carpet. The instructional skills, pedagogy, and practices in BHP are getting the spotlight. Starting this month, a monthly Big Skills blog features one of the recurring foundational essential skills in BHP, so teachers can go beyond content and dive deeper into how to … Continue reading Big Skills Teacher Takes: Narrative and Thresholds

No Pain, No Gain

BHP’s Investigation 0 pops up the first week of school. It’s not that bad, and it’s totally worth it. Bart Shaffer, BHP Teacher Washington, USA Do I really have to start the year with a formal essay? My kids are going to hate me! Worse, what if my lower-performing students just shut down and give … Continue reading No Pain, No Gain