"Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." Marva Collins
A Little Background
Olson is an amazing place where the focus is on student learning and growth that provides a foundation for our Otters to succeed on whatever road they may choose and creates a life-long love of learning!
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Quick Facts about Mr. Benesh
Undergrad Education: Texas A&M University (the Harvard of the South)
Post-Grad Education: Texas Woman's University (yes, men do go there)
Family: Julie, Will, Blake, and Bella our dog
Role Models: Parents, Coach Gill (Coach Gill is a teacher who took the time to make a positive difference in my life)
Hobbies: Reading fiction books, playing just about anything with my family, and arm-wrestling
Best Advice: Hard work will beat lazy talent every time!