Ben is a writer, teacher, teacher trainer and conference speaker. He taught materials writing for many years on the online MATESOL program of the New School, New York. He has written two methodology handbooks for teachers: Language Learning with Digital Video (with Paul Driver) and Working with Images. For students, he has co-authored the coursebook series Evolve, Eyes Open/Uncover/Smart Planet and English Unlimited (all for Cambridge). He has just finished working on the creation of Evolve Digital: an online course combining independent learning with synchronous teacher-led lessons.