Kristen Benton

9-12 Science

Student Council

National Honor Society

Lesson Plans

Educational Philosophy

To quote Carl Sagan, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” In my classroom, I put more emphasis on how to make sense of and evaluate information from multiple sources, which are skills that all students can use in the real world. I believe that all students can learn and bring diverse strengths to classroom discussions; thus, we need input from all students to make sense of scientific concepts and processes.


University of Michigan

Bachelor of Science & Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Eastern Michigan University

Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification


Hartland, Michigan


Spouse: Dr. Robert Benton, married 11 years

Daughters: Julia & Sofia



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