Bob Bain Michigan, USA I have this condition… it’s my memory… I have no short-term memory. I know who I am. I know all about myself. It’s just, since my injury, I can’t make new memories – everything fades. — Leonard Shelby, Memento (2000) With that quote, Leonard Shelby, the protagonist of the film Memento … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Reminders: Teaching Advice from Leonard Shelby of “Memento”
BHP Team Washington, USA Note from the BHP Team: In this month’s Big Skills article, “When You Don’t Have All the Answers… Don’t Sweat It,” BHP Director Bob Regan walks us through Big History Project’s approach toward interdisciplinarity. You don’t need to know all the answers, you just need to be OK with taking on … Continue reading Teacher Takes: Interdisciplinarity and Lead Learning in BHP
BHP Team Washington, USA Note from the BHP Team: In this month’s Big Question article, veteran BHP teacher Bridgette O’Connor tackles the Unit 4 Driving Question, “How and why do theories become generally accepted?” She explores her approach to Unit 4, which she finds is filled with engaging student activities and many chances for students … Continue reading Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 4: How and Why Do Theories Become Generally Accepted?