Classroom Snapshot: Learning that Focuses on the WHY

Suzanne Blackstock, BHP Teacher North Carolina, USA Describe your BHP classroom in 3 words. Engaging, challenging, innovative Briefly describe your BHP classroom/school setting. We teach BHP to our 8th grade world history classes, about 220 students. This is the first year both teaching world history and using BHP and it has gone well. We meet … Continue reading Classroom Snapshot: Learning that Focuses on the WHY

Big History 2018 Summer Reading List

BHP Team Take it from Big History teachers: Once you start teaching BHP, you begin making connections to texts everywhere. What follows is a list of teacher-recommended books—one per each of the course’s 10 units—generously compiled by veteran BHP teachers Ben Tomlisson and Scott Henstrand. Summer break is the perfect time to deepen your content … Continue reading Big History 2018 Summer Reading List

Classroom Snapshot: Ms. Cook, 10th Grade World History

Kayla Cook, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from BHP Team: This blog post is part of a new series featuring BHP classrooms around the world. Stay tuned for more!  Briefly describe your BHP classroom/school setting (how many students, how often do you meet, for example) I teach 20 sophomores for first period world history. I … Continue reading Classroom Snapshot: Ms. Cook, 10th Grade World History