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Exploros Educator Spotlight: DeAreon Johnson, Texas History

22 May, 2024

Meet Mr. DeAreon Johnson, one of our highlighted educators in the 2023-2024 Exploros Educator Spotlight. He teaches 7th-grade Texas History with the enthusiasm and depth of knowledge of a seasoned historian.

Mr. Johnson has a unique ability to make history come alive, deeply inspiring his students. His passion is evident in the joy and ambition reflected in his studentsโ€™ faces as they discover their potential for greatness. Utilizing Exploros technology in his classroom, Mr. Johnson enhances the engagement in his history lessons and skillfully connects past events to contemporary issues. This approach underscores the enduring significance of Social Studies in shaping our world.

Exploros - DeAreon Johnson

Q1: ๐ŸŒŸ Please introduce yourself, including your name, the subject you teach, and the grade level of your students.

My name is Mr. DeAreon Johnson, I teach 7th grade Texas History (Social Studies).

Q2: ๐ŸŒ Social Studies encompasses a wide range of topics. What aspect of Social Studies do you find most fascinating and enjoy teaching the most, and why?

The aspect of Social Studies that is most fascinating is being able to go in depth into history and makes me feel like a long-time historian. The one thing that I enjoy about teaching is seeing the smile on my students' faces and letting them know that they can achieve greatness.

Q3: ๐ŸŽ‰ Can you share a specific success story or a memorable moment in your classroom that was made possible by Exploros?

In general, teachers often find technology, including platforms like Exploros, empowering in their classrooms. Interactive features, personalized learning options, and data analytics tools can contribute to more engaging lessons and better understanding among students. The ability to track student progress, provide personalized feedback, and access a variety of educational resources online can enhance the overall teaching and learning experience.

Q4: ๐Ÿš€ What are some key benefits of using technology like Exploros in Social Studies classes?

One effective teaching method for enhancing self assurance and student engagement in Social Studies is incorporating connections into the curriculum. By touching on ancient occasions, cultural phenomena, or societal structures to modern events or issues students can see the relevance and effect of Social Studies of their lives.

The Exploros Educator Spotlight series aims to recognize and celebrate teachers who skillfully integrate technology into their classrooms to enhance learning and foster deeper student engagement. As a featured educator, DeAreon Johnson exemplifies the ideals of this initiative through his dynamic use of the Exploros platform in teaching 7th-grade Texas History. His approach not only brings history to life but also demonstrates how technology can be a powerful tool in connecting past events to contemporary issues. By facilitating student collaboration and creating interactive, memorable lessons, Mr. Johnson ensures that his teachings resonate beyond the classroom, preparing his students to become informed and thoughtful citizens. Congratulations, Mr. Johnson!

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