About Benson...
Subject / Grade 5th Grade Math and Science
Room: 35
Phone: 480-883-4465
Email: Benson
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-- Benjamin Franklin

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Welcome to our 5th grade classroom! I have taught for Mesa Public Schools since 1986, in grades 3-6 and Gifted, and in 5th grade since 2001. My wife and I have two grown children and two juvenile dogs.

My Education and Professional Background

I earned my bachelor's and master's degrees from A.S.U. , followed by 60 additional graduate credits. My Arizona Department of Education endorsements are in the categories of English as a Second Language, Reading, and Provisional Gifted.

My Educational Philosophy

Challenge children in a caring and creative environment and they will reach their academic potential.

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