Candidates

Benjamin Heimfeld

Master of Arts in Teaching

Benjamin Heimfeld

Authorizations

Elementary Education, Middle School Education

Endorsements

Middle School Language Arts, Multiple Subjects

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Strengths

  • Patience and Awareness of Learning Styles - I understand and work effectively with all personality and learning styles. I am able to adapt and explain concepts in multiple ways to insure student comprehension.
  • Multitasking - I can effectively multitask in busy classrooms and am able to simultaneously remember multiple needs and objectives of students. I calmly prioritize and handle matters in order of urgency, and follow up thoroughly with each student’s needs.
  • Use of Technology - I am adept at proficiently integrating technology into the classroom to enhance and strengthen lessons, and confident in solving technology problems.
  • Theatre and Literature Expertise - I am able to dynamically engage students through dramatic interpretation of texts, and use drama to portray and enhance characterizations and literary concepts.

Education

  • Davidson College, English Literature, 2012 (Concentration in Education)

Experience

Student Teaching

  • Oakdale Heights Elementary School, Dallas, OR, 3rd grade

Practicum Teaching

  • Gervais Middle School, Gervais, OR, 8th grade, Language Arts

Other Classroom/Youth

  • Instructional Assistant, Coburg Community Charter School (6th grade), Coburg, OR

Supervisors

Student Teaching Supervisor

  • Jennifer Casalegno, Oakdale Heights Elementary School, Dallas, OR

Practicum Supervisor

  • Bonny Atwood, Gervais Middle School, Gervais, OR

Universtiy Supervisors