Big History 2019 Summer Reading List

BHP Team “So many books, so little time.” —Frank Zappa (and BHP teachers everywhere) This is the moment you’ve been waiting for: Summer! Now you can catch up on some much-deserved rest, relaxation, and brain food. Haven’t had time to maintain your summer reading wish-list? BHP’s got your back. Dive into this teacher-curated list of … Continue reading Big History 2019 Summer Reading List

Notre Dame and Monumental Architecture

Chris Steussy, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from the BHP Team: What’s the best way to be sure you never miss timely, current events conversations with your students? Discussions with other BHP teachers on Yammer. Think out loud with your peers any time, any day about how to bring relevant-to-right-now into the classroom. Check out … Continue reading Notre Dame and Monumental Architecture

Big Q connections for the classroom: How can an understanding of history help us predict the future?

BHP Team Note from the BHP Team: In this month’s Big Question article, BHP Science Advisor, Cameron Gibelyou, asks us to move beyond a pessimism for the future to the process of how to predict it. That process, Cameron argues, is to reason through the causes and effects of different possibilities, just as we do in … Continue reading Big Q connections for the classroom: How can an understanding of history help us predict the future?