BHP Teaching Diaries: Erik Christensen

Note from the BHP Team: Welcome to the BHP Teaching Diaries, a series of weekly blogs by veteran BHP teachers. In this space, teachers like Erik share their weekly plans, lessons-learned, and new ideas for activating learning in a BHP classroom. Follow along with 9th grade Arizona BHP teacher Kathy Hays, too.  Use their tips and … Continue reading BHP Teaching Diaries: Erik Christensen

So you’ve decided to teach Big History

Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Iowa, USA Note: This blog post is featured in Session 1.1 of Teaching Big History, our online training course for new and returning BHP teachers. You can delve even deeper into the topic of what to expect teaching BHP there! The first year teaching Big History feels like drinking from the … Continue reading So you’ve decided to teach Big History

Teaching Big History: PD that pays off

Pierre Sirois, BHP Teacher Michigan, USA I’ve been teaching Big History for four years, and for the last few, just as summer is winding down, I spend a couple of days reviewing Teaching Big History, the BHP online professional development course. I recommend every teacher do this at the start of the year. Teaching Big … Continue reading Teaching Big History: PD that pays off