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English language educator

Ben E. Johnson, American English language educator. Certified secondary teacher, social studies, English, Michigan. Recipient Golden Gavel award Sarasota Herald, 1994. Member International Reading Association, National Council Teachers English, Florida Council Teachers English.

Background

Johnson, Ben E. was born on August 16, 1940 in Storm Lake, Iowa, United States. Son of Jonas Birger and Bernice Minnie (Brown) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Religious Education, William Tyndale College, Detroit, 1962. Master of Arts, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1967. Master of Arts in Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy, University South Florida, Tampa, 1994.

Career

Instructor, William Tyndale College, Detroit, 1964-1968;assistant professor, Trinity College, Deerfield, Illinois, 1969-1976;educational consultant, AGP, Inc., Santa Barbara, California, 1976-1984;instructor, Lake County Community College, Leesburg, Florida, 1985-1986;instructor, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, 1986-1987; Adjunct Professor, St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, 1991-1992; Adjunct Professor, U. South Florida, Sarasota, since 1988;Selby chair academic enrichment, Sarasota (Florida) County Public Schools, since 1992. Education consultant AGP, Inc., Santa Barbara, 1976-1984.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, social studies, English, Michigan.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author 17 books including The Lottery Book, 1991, Doing It Right: Improving College Learning Skills, 1992, Winning the Lottery, 1993, Getting Lucky: Answers to Nearly Every Question About Playing and Winning the Lottery, 1994, CLAST Preparation Guide, 4th edition, 1994, The Reading Edge: Thirteen Ways to Build Reading Comprehension, 2nd edition, 1994, Learn to Rapid Write in Six Days: Speeding Things Up by Writing Less, 1994, Stirring Up Thinking: Experiences in Critical Thinking, 1995.

Membership

Member International Reading Association, National Council Teachers English, Florida Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, cooking, reading.

Connections

Married Elsa Jean Johnson. Children: Steven, Susan, Shelley.

father:
Jonas Birger Johnson

mother:
Bernice Minnie (Brown) Johnson

spouse:
Elsa Jean Johnson

children:
Steven Johnson

Susan Johnson

Shelley Johnson