THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT THE FUTURE

Todd Nussen, BHP Teacher New York, USA From preparing for the potential impact of a changing climate, to working out methods to feed a quickly growing population, it certainly seems that we’re concerned about our future. As history teachers, we feel obligated to make sure our students understand their world today. Don’t we also have … Continue reading THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT THE FUTURE

Daily Life: Then, Way-Back-Then, and Now

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Think about your daily routine. Your cell phone alarm goes off. You swipe to disable the alarm, quickly check social media to catch up with the overnight goings-on, and manage to delay your emergence from under warm covers to start another day. Off to school. Off to work. On … Continue reading Daily Life: Then, Way-Back-Then, and Now

How I Turned One Sceptical English Teacher into a BHP Believer

Charles Rushworth, BHP Teacher Sydney, Australia When I suggested at a recent staff meeting that it was possible to not only teach numeracy, but also causality, source and data analysis, and basic economic theory using historical economic data during one lesson, my colleagues looked at me as if I had lost my mind and started … Continue reading How I Turned One Sceptical English Teacher into a BHP Believer