Ben teaches courses in middle-level social studies pedagogy, content-area literacy, middle school teaching methods, and classroom management. He is active in the Illinois Council for the Social Studies, serving as its President in 2019. He is the co-editor for the practitioner- based ICSS Quarterly. He has publications in The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, Teaching Social Studies, Middle School Journal, Middle Level Learner, and has numerous edited book chapters.
395.001Issues And Strategies In Middle Level Teaching
352.001Social Studies Methods For The Middle School
233.001Teaching And Learning in Middle Level Education
Adolescent social development
Social studies pedagogy