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Big History Ebooks Now Available For WH & BHP Classes

Cynthia Stokes Brown wrote BIG HISTORY, SMALL WORLD to help Big History Project students and their teachers, many of whom she knew and befriended in the earliest days of big history education. David Christian's THIS FLEETING WORLD is widely used in AP World History as well as big history courses. BIG HISTORY: A BERKSHIRE ESSENTIAL is a collection of essays by some

By |2020-05-06T04:58:26-05:00January 9th, 2020|Berkshire Bookworld, Things We Love|0 Comments

How to start an online email group for your neighborhood or business

I've been running a listserv called TheHillGB for some years now, and just received this question from a member: "I am considering creating a listserv for work-related purposes. As moderator of this list, do you have any good resources for the whats and hows of developing and maintaining a strong, functional listerv?" (The word listserv was original coined

By |2018-07-24T04:24:35-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Making a Difference, Tips & Tools|0 Comments

Third Places are the real-world locations where we find companionship and conversation

Third Places are the real-world locations where we find companionship and conversation Sociologist Ray Oldenburg coined the term “third place” in his 1989 bestseller The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community. He’s a Berkshire editor, colleague, and friend, inspiring our work

By |2016-06-24T08:50:14-05:00June 24th, 2016|Things We Love|1 Comment
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