What’s wrong with rigor? BHP will shift your mindset

by Bart Shafer, BHP teacher Washington, USA Will my students just shut down? Can they really succeed with this amount of reading and writing? There’s no way they can keep up with this pace! This is TOO HARD! I teach at the most diverse high school in the state. With 58 languages spoken and kids … Continue reading What’s wrong with rigor? BHP will shift your mindset

The Power of Vocabulary

Kim Lochner, BHP Teacher Queensland, Australia When my husband collected me from the airport, he warned me that I might get a shock when I got home. Although I’d been away only two weeks, we were experiencing an oppressive Australian summer. There had been scorching temperatures and no rain; everything had turned brown and crisp. … Continue reading The Power of Vocabulary

Five Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers

Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Iowa, USA Note from BHP Team: Curious to dig even deeper into writing in a BHP classroom?  Join Rachel Hansen October 29-31, for a BHP Exchange. Rachel will share more about her experiences with BHP Score and student writing, and you can ask her all the questions you’d like! I love … Continue reading Five Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers