Mr. Jacob Johnson
What year did you start teaching?
I started teaching in 2000.
What inspired you to become a teacher?
Ideas. New ideas, specifically. Being around young people allows me the privilege to be around new ideas. It’s exciting and fun.
Why do you think S.T.E.M. is so important for this next generation?
It’s where we’re going as a society, in terms of thinking. Also, it’s where most of the valuable jobs will be.
Why do you think technology is so important for this next generation?
It’s so important because technology is developing and changing at such a rapid rate. Students need to have the skills and knowledge necessary to understand and influence trends.
How do you implement S.T.E.M. in your classroom?
Through the Haiku LMS and other online learning tools.
What advice would you give to students wanting to go into the S.T.E.M. field?
Start early and find a niche.