Friday, March 28, 2008

Spotlight on Ms. Benson

Chloe Benson

Teacher of Mathematics

Woodbury Jr.-Sr. High School


Chloe Benson

• College(s) and degrees(s):
Gwynedd-Mercy College – B.A. in Computer Information Science
Rowan University – Post-Baccalaureate, Certification (K-12) Mathematics

• Work experience:
Teaching assistant, Gloucester County College (2002-2007)

• Favorite books
o Fiction: Tuesday with Morrie
o Nonfiction: Thinking Mathematically

• Favorite television show:

• Last movie I loved:
October Sky

• Music CD that I have almost worn out from repeated playing:
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones

• Person (living or not) that I’d like to have lunch with and why:
My dad. I would like to pay for the lunch and say “Thank you, Dad!”

• Visiting this place makes me peaceful:
Big open field with nobody around

• One item on my “to do” list that I can’t seem to get to:
Save enough money to travel around the world.

• Favorite animal (domestic or wild):

Favorite sports team:
Sorry! I don’t have any.

• Destination of my fantasy vacation trip:
Spain and Portugal

• Details about the teacher I will never forget who inspired me to enter the profession:
I met this professor in my college math course. She was always enthusiastic when she walked into the classroom. Her lessons were always incremental and organized. I took her pre-calculus class, and I recognized the first time that I enjoyed working on math and I was good at it. Through her teaching style, I discovered my potential in math.

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