Episode 079 - Jim Baker, Flipped Classroom Pioneer part 2

July 27, 2015

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Jim Baker is a 44-year, seasoned "Maverick" in the UK teaching industry but awarded heavily for his excellence in teach approach and the use of technology implementation.

 Some of his accomplishments are:

 2015 - Contributory Author of ‘Teaching Secondary Science’ (Fourth Edition) 

 2014 - Consultant to Highgate Private School, Cyprus 

 2014 - Educational Consultant to Angel Digital 

 2013 - Member of GAB (Global Advisory Board) for NGGE (Next Generation Global Education) 

 2013 - Chemistry Expert for The Chemistry Journey Project for The Virtual School Initiative 

 2012- GTN Teacher Adviser 

 2012-2013: Freelance educational consultant with EM Direct on their Graduate Teacher Programme 

 2011- : Teaching AS/A2 Chemistry at SSPP 

 2010 - : Freelance educational consultant with EM Direct on their SKE programme.  

 2009 - 2011: An associate with LSN on their 'Starting Out Programme' 

 1974 - 2008: Chemistry teacher at Lincoln Christ's Hospital School. During that time, in 1997, I reached the final 13 in the Salter's “Chemistry Teacher of the Year” award and in my penultimate year of teaching, 2007, I was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Upon retirement I was Deputy Head of Science in charge of behavioural management. In the 1990s our school was at the forefront of teacher training in schools and I was our school’s chief mentor and liaison officer with Sheffield Hallam University. After coaching other staff to take on that role, I became involved with mentoring NQTs in Science.  

 1970 - 1974: Science Master, Lincoln School 


His specialties are providing resources for teachers and students, maximising students' learning advising fellow teachers on 'what really works', and leveraging technology to education as many students as he can reach. 


Resources Jim Recommends: Wiz iQ 

Jim Baker phone number: +447734190646

Website: www.jimbakersonlinelearning.co.uk

Jim's Email: teknojimmy@gmail.com

Jim's Skype username: jim.baker530

Jim's Blog

Find Jim on Linkedin

Twitter Contact

Facbook Page

Jim Baker's YouTube Feed


Additional links and resources given during podcast interviews:

Jim's Twiducate Resourses: Google Docs

Learn Chemistry through The Fuse School

Student Engagement in the E-Learning Environment


Get the book to which he is a contributory author:  Teaching Secondary Science: Constructing Meaning and Developing Understanding, 4th Edition with 20% discount code


Sample article to innovate his school on  'How to Enthuse the Unenthusiastic Pupil'


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Check out our last interview here!








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