Double Down on Writing

BHP Team Washington, USA In October, we shared an overview of the 10 Investigation writing activities that are woven into the BHP curriculum. This month, we revisit BHP’s writing focus with new materials from our professional development course, Teaching Big History. In the Big History course, writing is a tool for understanding history, and a … Continue reading Double Down on Writing

How and Why Do Theories Evolve?

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Team Louisiana, USA Students ask questions… they ask a lot of questions! Answering them or guiding students to find those answers is part of our job as teachers. Many BHP student questions have to do with the key point in the driving question for driving question (DQ) for Unit 5: How … Continue reading How and Why Do Theories Evolve?

My Adventure with Dr. Robert Ballard and His Corps of Exploration

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Where would we be without explorers? What would life be like if our search for answers stopped at our city limits; if no one was willing to ford the river to search the lands on the other side? Thankfully, this question is merely rhetorical, as our species has always … Continue reading My Adventure with Dr. Robert Ballard and His Corps of Exploration