I want to introduce myself to the world of early learning and teaching—my name is Savannah Barker. I am enthusiastic about bringing my positive energy and whole-hearted love of learning and teaching to Linden. I hope to foster a similar love of learning among the students.
I have a Masters in Child Study and Education from OISE/UT, as well as a BSc in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario. My independent school teaching experience comes from my year-long role as the Grade 3 teacher at Royal St. George’s College, a boys independent school, and a short-term position as the Physical Education teacher at the Jackman Institute of Child Study at the University of Toronto.
I bring with me a passion for creating hands-on learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. I am excited to integrate the best practices for girls’ education into Linden’s inquiry-based kindergarten program. I look forward to using this blog to represent the journey that the Early Learners take this year, and am excited for you to join us as well!
Learn more about my pedagogical ideas on early learning here.