BHP teachers on Instagram you need to start following today

BHP Team A note from BHP: Insta-what?! You follow BHP on Facebook and Twitter, but have you seen the latest on Instagram? Three veteran Big History teachers recently created Instagram accounts that showcase their BHP classrooms. We’re super excited about them, and think you’ll be, too! Follow, borrow ideas, ask questions, and cheer on these … Continue reading BHP teachers on Instagram you need to start following today

Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning

Kathy Hays, BHP Teacher Arizona, USA They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. This was especially true when I shared the La Carretera Photo Essay from Unit 9 of the BHP course with my students and engaged them with the Highways and Change activity. The activity asks kids to interpret the extent to which … Continue reading Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning

Classroom Report: Claim Testing, Unleashed

Hayden George, BHP Teacher Washington, USA Like most teachers just starting out with Big History, I did so with minor trepidation. But with each passing day, as I saw students make connections between thresholds and current events, any reluctance I had vanished. In just the first few months, Big History has taught my students that … Continue reading Classroom Report: Claim Testing, Unleashed