Public School Teacher in TX, AL and NC Curriculum Specialist and Teacher Trainer Educational Consultant
I believe in students success. I believe in an organized, engaging educational experience that suits the needs of all students at all levels. If my students aren't successful, then I'm not.
Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS Institute 2009 P.A.L. Teacher of the Year Disney Teacher Nominee Numerous grant projects National Geographic Author Numerous presentations at international conferences
Baylor University, B.S. in Education, 1989
Barbaree Ash Duke is veteran classroom teacher and an educational consultant with GISetc. She taught English Language Arts in grades 6-12 as well as a technology and GIS electives. Barbaree also serves as the Webinar Manager for the National Council for Geographic Education. Barbaree earned her Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in English at Baylor University and taught for 15 years in Texas, Alabama and North Carolina. She's been integrating GIS into her the classroom since 2000. Annually you can see her presenting at GIS, technology and education conferences, teaching professional development and writing curriculum for K-12 classrooms. Along with numerous articles and lessons on integrating geospatial technologies into the classroom, she’s authored two books: 20 Minute GIS for Young Explorers as well as a solo work, Reading, Writing and Thinking around the Globe:Geospatial Technologies for English Language Arts and Beyond. When she's not travelling, blogging or creating, you'll find her tutoring students in reading and math most weekday afternoons from her home base in Covington, LA. She also has many free resources on her website, www.barbareeduke.com. Her hands-on, realistic approach to education gives teachers and students a comfortable place to learn while offering fresh, practical ideas to improve the classroom environment.