INTERDISCIPLINARITY: A BIG HISTORY THEME

David Burzillo, BHP Teacher Massachusetts, USA Too often, history appears to students as just a list of facts. One event after another, one famous person after another. Students don’t understand what connects these facts and people. They don’t see what they learn in their history classes as a coherent line of inquiry. More important, students … Continue reading INTERDISCIPLINARITY: A BIG HISTORY THEME

HOW DOES BHP WORLD EXTENSION ALIGN TO THE NEW YORK STATE WORLD HISTORY STANDARDS?

Mitch Bickman, BHP Teacher New York, U.S.A. In the spring of 2014, New York State released its K-12 Social Studies Framework, which embedded the C3 Inquiry Arc, a frame for teaching and learning. At the heart of the C3 framework are instructional shifts in teaching and learning: Inquiry is at the center Interdisciplinary connections matter … Continue reading HOW DOES BHP WORLD EXTENSION ALIGN TO THE NEW YORK STATE WORLD HISTORY STANDARDS?

C3 IN SOCIAL STUDIES: HOW DO WE GET BEYOND THE BUZZ AND ACTUALLY DO IT?

David Burzillo BHP Teacher, Massachusetts, U.S.A. There’s a lot of talk in education circles about C3. It typically includes a lot of buzzwords and acronyms. Those discussions are important. But how do you actually do C3 in the classroom? I’m going to be at the Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies (NERC) next week … Continue reading C3 IN SOCIAL STUDIES: HOW DO WE GET BEYOND THE BUZZ AND ACTUALLY DO IT?