Teacher Takes: Interdisciplinarity and Lead Learning in BHP

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

Big Q Teacher Takes: Unit 4: How and Why Do Theories Become Generally Accepted?

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?

Did You Hear That? Best Practices for Using Audio as a Reading Scaffold

Rachel Phillips, BHP Team Learning Scientist Washington, USA A note from the BHP team: This blog was originally published as a part of BHP’s free, online professional development course, Teaching Big History. To view the article there and learn even more about teaching BHP, visit the Teaching Big History portal. Some people assert that “listening is … Continue reading Did You Hear That? Best Practices for Using Audio as a Reading Scaffold