Updates to Investigation 0

Bob Regan, Big History Project Team Washington, USA Investigation 0 is our baseline writing assessment. We intend it to be used by teachers and our team to get a picture of students’ writing skills at the start of the year. To achieve this goal, we’ve designed this assessment to be completed by students without the … Continue reading Updates to Investigation 0

Writing Skills: The Overview You’ve Been Waiting For

BHP Team You’ve probably heard us say once or twice that Big History is a big course with a lot of big ideas. To make sense of all this information, and to help them develop their own ideas, we encourage students to write. A lot. At the end of each unit, we ask students to … Continue reading Writing Skills: The Overview You’ve Been Waiting For

5 Pro Tips for Improving Student Writing with BHP Score

Jason Manning, BHP Teacher New York, USA Note from BHP Team: You may have heard - BHP Score got a makeover this year!  (Read more about that announcement here.) The free essay-scoring service now allows grading on all ten unit Investigations! Plus, students get formative feedback as they write, which opens up all kinds of possibilities … Continue reading 5 Pro Tips for Improving Student Writing with BHP Score