Ben Heckscher began teaching in his first year of college and has never looked back. Over the years, he has taught French, English, Spanish, music, computer literacy, literature, and history, to students from the age of 3 to 22, in France and the United States. He has discovered that he finds teaching High School history most rewarding, and is a big believer in the holistic and student-led approach of the IB philosophy. He has a masters in World History and is working on a PhD in European integration. He married an Estonian, has two young children and is loving his new home!