20 year veteran, Barb Baker, chats with us about giving ownership back to our students, why we must never stop learning, and why she feels truly blessed to do what she does every day.
Barb shares how she has built a culture in her class that embraces failure and encourages trying new things, and why we must invest in our students first.
- 1:51 – Barb introduces herself.
- 2:42 – Barb’s failure.
- 6:28 – Barb’s success.
- 9:17 – What’s got Barb excited about education right now.
- 15:49 – Ways to approach issues with student attendance.
- 18:18 – Barb’s advice for new teachers.
- 22:51 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
- 27:40 – How to connect with Barb
- EdTech Tool: Flipgrid
- Book: “The Worst First Day: Bullied While Desegregating Central High” by Elizabeth A Eckford, Eurydice S Stanley, and Grace A Stanley
- Who to Follow: @MrDtimes3
- YouTube/Podcast/Website/Blog: TedEd
- Daily/Weekly/Monthly Routine: Communicate constantly with parents, positively as often as you can.
- Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: Spend time building relationships with students upfront, so you can spend less time later on classroom management. Invest in them.
Links to Connect With Barb
- Website: bbaker7.weebly.com
- Twitter: @jawesomebaker
- Facebook Page: Barb Baker
- Instagram: @jawesomebaker