Anita Ravi BHP Expert, University of California, Berkeley, USA About the author: Big Historian Anita Ravi is a history teacher, an educator of history teachers, and a curriculum designer. She has worked on the BHP curriculum since 2014, and supports innovative teacher prep programs through her work with the National Center for Teacher Residencies (NCTR), … Continue reading I HATE RUBRICS!
A guest post by Peter Stark & Amy Ragsdale, writers and adventurers Stages of dehydration, or “desert thirst,” as named by early desert travelers and prospectors: clamorous, cotton mouth, swollen tongue, shrivel tongue, blood sweat, living death You’re seated under a lone acacia tree. A few hours after sunrise, you’re grateful for the shade. The … Continue reading WHAT IF THE TAP RAN DRY?
Anita K. Ravi, BHP Expert California, U.S.A. Have you ever had those days (or weeks) when you think to yourself, “When did I become the writing teacher? When can I go back to just teaching history?” The longer we teach history, the more we realize that we are indeed teachers of reading and writing as … Continue reading IF YOU TEACH HISTORY, YOU TEACH WRITING