Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 6—“What makes humans different from other species?”

BHP Team Washington, USA This month BHP teacher Bridgette O’Connor dove into Unit 6 and its Driving Question: “What makes humans different from other species?” Here, BHP teachers share their strategies to get students engaged with the Driving Question (DQ). Read on to get Unit 6 inspiration and advice about: Which BHP activities they use … Continue reading Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 6—“What makes humans different from other species?”

“What makes humans different from other species?”

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Team Member Louisiana, USA The Driving Question (DQ) for Unit 6 really got me thinking about how primal we humans can be, in particular when some of our basest instincts come out. For me, this is often when I’m driving (and yelling) at people, desperately wishing I had a siren, a … Continue reading “What makes humans different from other species?”

Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 5 — How and Why Do Theories Evolve?

BHP Team Washington, USA In December’s Big Question article, veteran BHP educator Bridgette O’Connor takes on the Unit 5 Driving Question, “How and why do theories evolve?” She shares her approach to teaching Unit 5, including strategies for anticipating questions from parents who might not be comfortable with the topic of how our understanding of … Continue reading Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 5 — How and Why Do Theories Evolve?