Benjamin James


Benjamin has over a decade’s worth of teaching experience, serving as classroom teacher and pedagogical leader in U.S. schools and dual-language schools abroad. He has presented on technology integration and dual-language education at international conferences in Asia and the upcoming CCSS 2019 conference in San Jose. He recently published an article on ed-tech integration featured in the latest issue of the Social Studies Review. Benjamin brings a uniquely global perspective to the CCSS with a focus on promoting global citizenship, student-led inquiry, and student agency in the social studies classroom. As CCSS Region 5 director, he will share this experience by supporting teachers to provide more equitable social studies and civics education to the amazingly diverse school communities in our region and across California.

California Council for the Social Studies
Serving K-16 Educators Statewide
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram