Classroom snapshots: What can everyday objects teach us about history?

by Hajra Saeed, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from the BHP Team: Big Questions are an opportunity to insert fresh, connected content into the BHP course. This month, take inspiration from veteran BHP teacher Hajra Saeed and follow along with how she connected her classroom to March’s Big Question, What can everyday objects teach us … Continue reading Classroom snapshots: What can everyday objects teach us about history?

Big Q connections for the classroom: What can everyday objects teach us about history?

BHP Team Note from the BHP Team: We’ve kicked off this month’s Big Question article by John Vardalas with a deep dive into the history of a familiar object – the magnetic compass. If we use this object as a starting point, what can other everyday objects teach us about history? Whether you’re interested in … Continue reading Big Q connections for the classroom: What can everyday objects teach us about history?

Do civilizations collapse? Teacher takes on a complex Big Q for the classroom

BHP Team   Note from BHP Team: Do civilizations collapse? Turns out, this is a tricky question. And it’s this month’s Big Question in the BHP course and community. We’ve added to the course a new article by Newcastle University’s Guy Middleton that is sure to ignite some critical thinking and claim testing. Some BHP teachers are … Continue reading Do civilizations collapse? Teacher takes on a complex Big Q for the classroom