Former Wonder Lead Ambassador

Phillips Family

Joined 8 years ago

Barbara Phillips lives in Hamilton, Ohio with her husband Dennis, and their two children, Benjamin and Elizabeth. Barbara currently teaches second grade at Monroe Primary. She believes WONDER “can inspire children of all ages to become engaged in learning. Children, by nature, are curious about their world and environment. By engaging children of all ages to explore their curiosity, they are on the path to becoming a life-long learner.”

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Sep 16, 2012

Ukrainian Painted Eggs

This morning when I went to Wonderopolis, I noticed the new background of the beautifully painted eggs.  Immediately, I thought of the book by ...

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Sep 16, 2012

Wonder Wednesday

Prior to starting the school year, I wanted to incorporate weekly Wonder into my schedule (besides using Wonderopolis daily).  Last summer, I read ...

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Sep 16, 2012

Wondering About Hummingbirds

This week in 2nd grade, we did lots of wondering and learning at Wonderopolis. On Tuesday, we learned about why and how foods are graded with #555 ...

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Sep 16, 2012

Wonder Journals

Each morning as my students come into the classroom, the Wonder of the Day is projected up on the white board in my room.  Students write ...

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Sep 16, 2012

Using Wonder Journals On a Field Trip

As part of our class field trip to the Boonshoft Museum in Dayton, Ohio I made small individual Wonder Journals for each student to take with ...

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Sep 16, 2012

The Importance of Commenting

In March I participated in the Slice of Life Challenge at Two Writing Teachers sponsored by Ruth Ayres and Stacey Shubitz.  During the ...

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Sep 15, 2012

Wondering With Wonder #576 What Is A Homonym

Today was another long and rigorous day of testing.  After we were finished, we went to our favorite website Wonderopolis to explore the Wonder of ...

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Sep 15, 2012

Our Last Wonder Wednesday - Thinking Outside of the Box

Kids love building and creating!  They love building and creating with blocks, legos and and almost anything you give them.  Kids are also great ...

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