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: Is it human to automate?

BHP Team Note from the BHP Team: This month’s Big Question article, “Is It Human to Automate?” by zoologist Antone Martinho-Truswell, proposes that automation is a defining characteristic of our species. (In other words, those robots we’re all dreaming about to clean our houses? Other animals aren’t thinking about how to make this happen.) How … Continue reading Big Q connections for the classroom: Is it human to automate?

Is it human to automate?

Adapted for publication and use by Big History Project from the essay “To Automate Is Human” by Antone Martinho-Truswell, published on Aeon.co. Note from the BHP Team: What makes humans distinct from other species? In Big History, it’s argued that collective learning – the ability to pass knowledge from one generation to the next, and … Continue reading Is it human to automate?