Do civilizations collapse? Teacher takes on a complex Big Q for the classroom

BHP Team   Note from BHP Team: Do civilizations collapse? Turns out, this is a tricky question. And it’s this month’s Big Question in the BHP course and community. We’ve added to the course a new article by Newcastle University’s Guy Middleton that is sure to ignite some critical thinking and claim testing. Some BHP teachers are … Continue reading Do civilizations collapse? Teacher takes on a complex Big Q for the classroom

Five reasons to teach Big History

Casey Lever, BHP Teacher Queensland, Australia  Teaching the Big History Project course fosters a love of learning, a critical mind, and the courage to meet the future. First, let me make it clear where I am coming from: the Australian Curriculum: History provides a rigorous, traditional, and truly valid approach to the discipline of history … Continue reading Five reasons to teach Big History