Think outside the box? Or burn it down?

Chris Steussy, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from BHP Team: This post is in response to BHP Learning Scientist Rachel Phillip’s recent piece: “How do you create learning that lasts? BHP: A framework for all knowledge.” Rachel has conducted interviews with students and teachers across the United States, including in the classroom of this post’s … Continue reading Think outside the box? Or burn it down?

A Framework for All Knowledge

Rachel Phillips, BHP Team Learning Scientist Washington, USA What’s the difference between memorizing a bunch of facts and lasting learning? Have you ever been at a party in the middle of winter where your coat gets thrown onto a bed with a bunch of other coats, and when the party is over, you have to … Continue reading A Framework for All Knowledge

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”