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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Feb 28, 2013

March #WonderChat

"Be curious always!  For Knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it." -Sudie Back The monthly Wonderopolis #WonderChat is back for March. ...


Feb 28, 2013

Wonderopolis #WonderChat 2012-2013 Schedule

Below are the dates and topics for the 2012-2013 Wonderopolis #WonderChat on Twitter.  Each chat is held on the first Monday of the month from ...


Feb 21, 2013

Wonders and Nonfiction Top Ten: #nf10for10

Thank you, Cathy at Reflect and Refine, Julie at Write at the Edge, and Mandy Enjoy and Embrace Learning for organizing this nonfiction picture ...


Feb 17, 2013

Building Classroom Community Through Random Acts of Kindness

During the winter break, I read Bullying Hurts Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations by Lester Laminack and Reba ...


Feb 13, 2013

Presidents' Day Wonders

#36 How Did the Teddy Bear Get Its Name?This Wonder shares one reason Theodore Roosevelt is remembered.  Spend some time reading or learning about ...


Feb 8, 2013

Wonders to Use For Black History Month

#726 Who Invented Potato Chips?This is a great Wonder to learn about how an African American, George Crum accidentally invented the potato chip in ...


Feb 2, 2013

Join #EdTechChat on Digital Learning Day 2013

In honor of Digital Learning Day 2013, we have canceled the February Wonderopolis #WonderChat and are excited to be joining Verizon Foundation in ...