Benjamin Heckscher

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, history, and TOK to students from the age of 3 to 22, in France, the United States, and now Estonia. 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 a PhD in European integration, and has been in the IB system for three years. He married an Estonian, has two young children and is loving his new home!