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

Using “Big Questions” to Research Your Little Big History Topic

Damian Pawlowski, BHP Teacher California, USA Throughout the Big History course, students have many opportunities to ask great questions about the Universe, our planet, and humanity. Students also develop their research skills as they navigate the units of the course and gain a deeper understanding of the Big History thresholds and themes. In the culminating … Continue reading Using “Big Questions” to Research Your Little Big History Topic

Little Big Histories Deep-Dive

BHP Team This month, we’re digging deep into BHP’s Little Big History (LBH) projects. It’s the season to do so, after all! Across the globe, Big History teachers are engaging students in this individualized research project, which serves as a capstone for the course. If you ask  BHP teachers what they love about Little Big … Continue reading Little Big Histories Deep-Dive