BHP’s Online Professional Development Course and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

BHP Team The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) exist to assist all Australian teachers in growing and developing their professional knowledge and expertise. Teaching Big History, the BHP teachers’ course, is mapped against the APST and provides evidence of your continuing professional growth and development. Once you have completed Teaching Big History, you will … Continue reading BHP’s Online Professional Development Course and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Join BHP at NCSS 2018!

BHP Team Headed to Chicago for this year’s NCSS Conference? The Big History Project is going even BIGGER this year – with three must-see sessions and some booth fun and happy hours to boot. If you’re interested in setting up a meeting, shoot us a note at outreach@bighistoryproject.com. Curious about where else we’ll be this … Continue reading Join BHP at NCSS 2018!

Minerals and Life: Bringing new topics into Units 4 & 5

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Note from BHP Team: This post is in response to the piece “How Do Minerals Make Our Planet Unique?", which discusses the evolving relationship between geology and biology, specifically as related to minerals and the development of life. Moving through the Big History narrative, we utilize the information gathered by cosmologists, … Continue reading Minerals and Life: Bringing new topics into Units 4 & 5