“What are the positive and negative impacts of interconnection?”

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Team Member Louisiana, USA Interconnection doesn’t exactly sound like an enthralling or kid-engaging topic (at least not from their perspective), but this happens to be one of my favorite units. It’s also the one my students at first get thoroughly confused with because there’s no threshold but by the end of … Continue reading “What are the positive and negative impacts of interconnection?”

Don’t Forget the Reminders: Teaching Advice from Leonard Shelby of “Memento”

Bob Bain Michigan, USA I have this condition… it’s my memory… I have no short-term memory. I know who I am. I know all about myself. It’s just, since my injury, I can’t make new memories – everything fades. — Leonard Shelby, Memento (2000) With that quote, Leonard Shelby, the protagonist of the film Memento … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Reminders: Teaching Advice from Leonard Shelby of “Memento”

BHP Teacher Honored by the California Council for the Social Studies

BHP Team Washington, USA BHP covers some seriously old stuff—13.8 billion years of it. But that doesn’t mean we’re not paying attention to more recent developments. We have some big news: Erik Christensen—a BHP teacher at Granada Hills Charter in Los Angeles—is Rookie of the Year! The California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) presents … Continue reading BHP Teacher Honored by the California Council for the Social Studies