We are happy to welcome our second new contributor today, Barbaree Ash Duke. Many of the posts she we will provide will also be available on her GIS in Education and Curriculum Integration blog. You can also check out her personal site to find out more about her on-going education activities
Barbaree Ash Duke is an educational consultant in Curriculum Integration and GIS in Education based in Covington, LA. She is a veteran English Language Arts teacher in grades 6-12 as well as a technology and GIS educator. Barbaree earned her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in English Language Arts at Baylor University in Waco, TX and taught for 15 years in Texas, Alabama and North Carolina. She’s presented nationally at GIS and technology education conferences, offers professional development as well as writes curriculum for K-12 classrooms. 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.