Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Muscatine, USA I’ll admit, my heart races and my palms get a little sweaty when I think back to my high school chemistry class. We did not exactly see eye to eye. Mr. Hooper put up with a whole lot of sighs, eye rolls, and my futile attempts to wear a … Continue reading Yes, we learn about the periodic table in history. No, you’re not in the wrong class.
Casey Lever, BHP Teacher Queensland, Australia Each year is a new discovery when teaching BHP. This year, I’m determined to concentrate more on all things scale. My emphasis began in Unit 2, when I really wanted to zoom in and bring the application of scales in human history to the foreground to balance the truly … Continue reading Teaching historical scale using timelines
Vanessa Pratt, BHP Teacher and Assistant Principal Melbourne, Australia Our school has run a Year 10 elective Big History class for a few years. I was involved in the original exploration of the subject and the integration into our curriculum but had never taught it—until Semester 1 of this year. These are my top three … Continue reading First year with BHP? Three tips to support your journey!