Archive for May, 2014

Nom, Nom, Nom… It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield in the 1930s. Legend has it that Wakefield was making chocolate cookies and ran out of regular baker’s chocolate. So she substituted broken pieces of semi-sweet chocolate thinking that they would melt and mix into the batter. However, they did not (thankfully!) […]

Google Celebrates One of Britian’s Most Famous Scientists…Happy 112th Birthday, Dorothy Hodgkin!

Today, Google celebrates one of Britian’s most famous scientists – Dorothy Hodgkin. Remember in grade school when you did 3-D mapping of specific molecules? You can, in part, thank Dorothy Hodgkin, this incredibly influential British biochemist whose biggest contribution came in her mapping of molecules. Today, May 12, 2014 marks her 104th birthday, and the […]

Thank You, Teachers!

It’s no secret we love teachers here at High Touch High Tech. Ask anyone and they will share a story about a teacher who made a difference in their life. Whether it was motivating to rise above, helping to understand a difficult concept or just offering hugs and support at the right time, teachers make […]