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11: Murphy, NC teacher Ben Owens on project-based learning

In this edition of EdTalk, we sat down with Ben Owens. He is a Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow and member of the Center for Teaching Quality Collaboratory. He spent 20 years working as an engineer before becoming a math and physics teacher at Tri-County Early College High School in Murphy, North Carolina.

He is a passionate advocate for project-based learning. In this episode, we talk with him about that and about why he left his career as an engineer to become a teacher.


A look at North Carolina education issues and policy.