Thinking about the causes and consequences of change

Bob Bain, Big Historian Michigan, USA Note from the BHP Team: This month, we’re digging deep into the “big skill” of cause and consequence. The following blog post is adapted from the transcript of a video (featuring Bob Bain) that you’ll find in  Session 5.1 of Teaching Big History, BHP’s online PD course. Be sure … Continue reading Thinking about the causes and consequences of change

Facts vs. Fake News. Fight!

Wayne Journell University of North Carolina at Greensboro Introduction from World History Project (WHP) Team: Thoughtfully and effectively navigating online information sources is more difficult than ever.  It’s also more important than ever. World History Project puts tools in teachers’ and students’ hands that allow help them evaluate information in the current media landscape. Here … Continue reading Facts vs. Fake News. Fight!

WHP and BHP: The Perfect Pair

Megan Shultz, BHP Teacher New Jersey, USA “Mrs. Schultz? Are we learning Big History again this year?” This is the question that Justin, a student in my eighth-grade class asked me on the first day of school. He seemed a bit confused when I told the class I was teaching them World History Project (WHP). … Continue reading WHP and BHP: The Perfect Pair