Big Skills: Narrative and Thresholds: Making History Significant

Bob Regan, Big History Project Team Washington, USA From the BHP Team: This month, we’re trying something new. We wanted to add a series of posts that focus on the instructional skills within the Big History Project course. We are calling these posts, “Big Skills.” Each month we’ll ask an expert to post about a … Continue reading Big Skills: Narrative and Thresholds: Making History Significant

Virtual PLCs are here! (And, they’re free.)

BHP Team Washington, USA Recently, we announced our BHP Summer Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in several cities throughout the US. At these sessions, BHP teachers meet face-to-face, learn about course updates, discuss challenges and best practices, and get a leg up on the new school year. We wish every teacher could attend. But since we’ve … Continue reading Virtual PLCs are here! (And, they’re free.)

Practice Progressions in the Big History Project

BHP Team Washington, USA One question that all Big History teachers grapple with is: “How do I decide what to teach?” It’s like a big buffet where everything’s delicious, but your stomach only has room for one school year. Yes, the BHP course is packed with delicious content. But that’s because every classroom needs different … Continue reading Practice Progressions in the Big History Project