Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP Team Note: What follows below is a transcript from a speech recently delivered by Bob Regan, Director of the Big History Project, at an event recognizing Teachers of the Year in New Jersey. Veteran BHP teacher Mike Skomba was awarded Teacher of the Year for Somerset County. Let me start by congratulating everyone here … Continue reading Teachers of the Year and “Free Like a Puppy”

BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

BHP Team Grab your calendar! Big History Project teachers are meeting in select locations across the United States, and we hope you can join! (You can RSVP here.) This summer, convenings will be split into two parts: information sessions and Professional Learning Community (PLC) meetings. You’re welcome to attend one or both parts! Here’s what … Continue reading BHP 2018 Summer Convenings

Big History 2018 Summer Reading List

BHP Team Take it from Big History teachers: Once you start teaching BHP, you begin making connections to texts everywhere. What follows is a list of teacher-recommended books—one per each of the course’s 10 units—generously compiled by veteran BHP teachers Ben Tomlisson and Scott Henstrand. Summer break is the perfect time to deepen your content … Continue reading Big History 2018 Summer Reading List