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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Mar 28, 2013

Wonders for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month.  My second graders are writing lots of different kinds of poetry this month, including found poems, mask poems and ...


Mar 26, 2013

Nominating a Wonder in Second Grade

Last Thursday morning as my second grade class came in Wonder #899 Why Do Monkeys Love Bananas? was projected up on the front board.  Avery ...


Mar 15, 2013

New Quarter - New Wonderopolis Morning Work

I use Wonderopolis as a morning activity in my second grade classroom.  I have used two different student forms this year.  As the third ...


Mar 10, 2013

Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Baseball Wonders

 With spring training in full swing and Opening Day a couple of weeks away, I've compiled some Wonders and ideas for using the Wonders in your ...