Bloodshed at Gettysburg: Why Does Civility Matter, Anyway?

Matthew C. Moen, PhD Gettysburg Foundation Pennsylvania, USA Note from BHP Team:  We got pretty excited when we were recently connected with the folks at the Gettysburg Foundation. They’re doing incredible educational work around themes of civility and inclusion—which might not be the first two words that come to mind when the Battle of Gettysburg, one … Continue reading Bloodshed at Gettysburg: Why Does Civility Matter, Anyway?

Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

BHP Team This month, we’re digging deep into the question, “What shapes an urban existence?” The lens of focus is Teotihuacan: an ancient civilization that thrived for over six centuries, beginning around 100 BCE, in what is today Central Mexico. We’ve worked closely with BHP teachers and the education staff at the de Young Museum … Continue reading Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

Teotihuacan: Artifacts and Symbols

BHP Team This activity, created by Louisiana-based BHP teacher Bridgette O’Connor, gets students closely examining the artifacts and symbols of the ancient civilization Teotihuacan (which existed from around 100 BCE to 550 CE in what is today Central Mexico). Students document the conditions surrounding the discovery of certain artifacts, explain how these items teach us … Continue reading Teotihuacan: Artifacts and Symbols