Archive for October, 2019



25 Years of Growing With STEM

“Education at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—STEM—develops, preserves, and disseminates knowledge and skills that convey personal, economic, and social benefits. Higher education provides the advanced work skills needed in an increasingly knowledge-intensive, innovation-focused economy and society.” – National Science Foundation STEM education, focusing on the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering and […]

Happy 25th Birthday! Things Turning 25 Along with High Touch High Tech

Happy 25th Birthday! Things Turning 25 Along with High Touch High Tech   1994 was an amazing year in world news, technological and scientific advancements.  High Touch High Tech began franchising, Nelson Mandela won the presidency of South Africa, and Amazon and Yahoo were both created, and floppy disks were a thing of everyday life! […]

Feature Teacher of the Month

 Feature Teacher: An Interview with Teacher of the Month Chad Johnson   Q: Why did you become a teacher? A: I became a teacher because I had a family member that knew I had experience with kids throughout the years. [This family member] she encouraged me, a long time ago, to pursue education. So, I […]

    High Touch High Tech of Maine Brings Hands-on Science to the Kids at the Boys & Girls Club   High Touch High Tech of Maine will deliver a series of science classes at the Riverton Boys & Girls Club in Portland. This program is possible thanks to a sponsorship program which allows individual […]

A Word From the Principal of the Year- Lauren Evans

  Lauren Evans from Asheville Primary School was named Principal of the Year. Read what she had to say about High Touch High Tech of WNC.         10/8/2019   To Whom It May Concern: Asheville Primary School is a public Montessori that services students PreK-3rd grade. Our educational model promotes student centered […]

25 Years of Community

    Volunteering in your community is a wonderful way to connect with those around you, gain confidence and learn new skills. By engaging with others, you can make connections and even branch out of your comfort zone. Volunteering allows you to meet others that you may or may not see on in your regular […]

Playful Learning

Playful Learning: The Role it Plays in Education   Children of all cultures and backgrounds play. Play is omnipresent in the developing minds of children, as well as young animals. Play is an agent that promotes early brain development, strengthens language skills, the executive functions of memory and attention, mathematics and spatial skills, scientific thinking, […]