Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?

Bart Shaffer, BHP Teacher Washington, USA As teachers, we’re always doing a balancing act. How to use class time efficiently, without sacrificing learning and personal connection? Enter BHP Score, and more specifically, Revision Assistant (RA). Revision Assistant is a platform students can use to compose formal writing assessments and receive real-time feedback, called signal checks, … Continue reading Can Machine Scoring Help Students Write Better?

Five Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers

Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Iowa, USA Note from BHP Team: In this post, Rachel mentions Big History's free essay-scoring service, BHP Score. You can learn more about BHP Score here.  I love to write, but I haven’t always. When I left my small, rural high school for the opportunity of a big university education, I … Continue reading Five Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers

5 Pro Tips for Improving Student Writing with BHP Score

Jason Manning, BHP Teacher New York, USA Note from BHP Team: You may have heard - BHP Score got a makeover this year!  (Read more about that announcement here.) The free essay-scoring service now allows grading on all ten unit Investigations! Plus, students get formative feedback as they write, which opens up all kinds of possibilities … Continue reading 5 Pro Tips for Improving Student Writing with BHP Score