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Benjamin Green

203 Okabena St. Okabena, MN 56161 Phone: (507) 853-4625 C (507) 3607021
bdigitalgreen@gmail.com Twitter: @bdigitalgreen
Licensure:
5-12 Social Studies Licensure, Minnesota Department of Education

Education:
Master of Science, Educational Technology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
2011-2015 GPA 3.96
Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2006-2008
GPA 3.58
Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2006-2008 GPA 3.58
Associate of Arts, Community College of Southern Nevada 2004-2006 GPA 3.71

Teaching Experience
Teacher, Worthington Alternative Learning Center, Worthington MN - 2011-Current

Established a new Middle Level Alternative Program (MLAP) using Positive


Behavioral Interventions, Standards-Based Grading, and Differentiated
Instruction.
Taught 7th grade US History and 8th grade Global Studies, aligned curriculum to
state standards
Taught high school US History courses using iPads and laptops; early adopter of
Schoology LMS, later adopted by the entire school district.
Served as Technology Lead Teacher, creating and implementing technology
trainings for staff
Chaired 1:1 implementation committee which oversaw the adoption of iPads for
every student
Mentored new teacher in the MLAP 2013-2014
Served as Professional Learning Community (PLC) trainer; facilitated high school
social studies PLC, led teachers to adopt power standards and create formative
assessments

Teacher, Round Lake-Brewster High School, Round Lake, MN - 2009-2011

Established a new Alternative Learning Program (ALP) for at-risk high school
students
Created and selected curriculum to cover all subject areas through designing
interdisciplinary units
Managed concurrent multiple subjects each hour of the school day by creating a
rotating schedule
Reviewed student transcripts, organized field trips, and managed disciplinary
issues including excessive absences, drug use, and anger outbursts

Substitute Teacher, Various Southwest Minnesota Schools - Spring& Summer 2009

Assisted absent teachers with classroom instruction, managed students, wrote


daily reports

Student Teacher, Valley High School, Las Vegas, NV - Fall 2008

Taught Government and US History to at risk students; helped organize student


work studies
Participated in planning an open house, fundraisers, field trips, parent teacher
conferences, after school activities, and field days

Scored perfectly on field experience evaluations by cooperating teacher and


university supervisor

Substitute Teacher, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, MN - 2006-2008

Assisted absent teachers with classroom instruction, managed students, wrote


daily reports

Awards, Activities, and Interests


Presented Creative Project for Masters Degree: The Digital Literacy Equation - Spring
2015
Received ETS Recognition of Excellence on Praxis II, Social Studies: Content
Knowledge - Spring 2009
Presented capstone history paper at Biennial Conference of Nevada History Spring
2008
Taught night/summer school courses; Eager to participate in extracurricular school
activities