New School Year. New Content. Here’s My Plan.

Zachary Cain, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA For many of us, the school year has just wrapped up, and the call of the pool and David Christian’s newest book are all but irresistible. Yet, just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water (cue the theme from Jaws), Big History has announced … Continue reading New School Year. New Content. Here’s My Plan.

5 Ways to Focus Your 2019/20 Planning

Jason Manning, BHP Teacher New York, USA Six years ago, I was presented with the exciting opportunity to teach a new course at Oceanside High School that would replace our ninth-grade curriculum. I took on the challenge and my Big History Project (BHP) journey began. Little did I know then, my teaching would forever be … Continue reading 5 Ways to Focus Your 2019/20 Planning

Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?

Bart Shaffer, BHP Teacher Washington, USA As teachers, we’re always doing a balancing act. How to use class time efficiently, without sacrificing learning and personal connection? Enter BHP Score, and more specifically, Revision Assistant (RA). Revision Assistant is a platform students can use to compose formal writing assessments and receive real-time feedback, called signal checks, … Continue reading Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?