Teacher Review for Big History Project

Great as an anchor/inquiry based learning activity

Stephanee S.
Program Specialist-Instructional Technology
Fulton County School
Atlanta, GA
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My Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
I use this site as a resource for students who need enrichment, or as an impetus to a new inquiry-based lesson.
My Take
I love that this site is Gamified, and that students are exposed to 'big themes' or 'Thresholds' in a cross-curricular way. Great as a way to extend learning. Wish there were no login--as this caps my use to 13 and over.