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Summer Learning Loss

Summer is fast approaching, and our eye is on the important topics. What is the true cost of all the time spent away from the classroom? How can we continue to stimulate and inspire bright young minds, in a way that feels fun and exciting to both kids and parents? Research shows that students that […]

25 Years of Prioritizing Education

The focus on education is ever increasing. In our technological, fast paced world, the focus on providing a well-rounded, ample education is critical. To develop into intelligent, innovated adults, the foundation of education must be engaging and copious. Lifelong success begins early. Studies have shown that children who enter the K-12 system unprepared rarely catch […]

25 Years of Slime

In recent years, the slime trend has taken the internet by storm. There are over 13 million posts with #Slime on Instagram! This trend has even been responsible for glue shortages at craft stores around the world! High Touch High Tech brought slime to students 25 years ago! We were the original slime makers! How […]

Adapting to Territorial Education Standards

For over 25 years High Touch High Tech has served as a partner and resource to teachers in reaching their education curriculum initiatives. Our programming adapts to the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) as well as the state curriculum standards of our franchise locations.   Educators and program directors feel confident in recruiting High Touch […]

Celebrating the Contributions of Black Scientists, Inventors, and Engineers

Black History Month is celebrated each February, recognizing the role that African Americans have served in U.S. History. Generations of African Americans faced relentless adversity and their achievements often went overlooked. Many African American scientists, inventors, and engineers developed inventions that helped to advance human history and to make our lives healthier and happier. Let’s […]

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

When you hear the word milk what do you imagine? A cold glass of white, opaque liquid waiting for you to drink; maybe dip a cookie in.  The milk you probably picture comes from a cow, but milk can come from many different animals OR be plant-based. Milk doesn’t always equal dairy.  Milk technically is […]

25 Years of Hands-On Scientist Training

“I hear and I forgot. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” High Touch High Tech believes in hands-on education. We believe that is the only way to learn science. Afterall, High Touch is in our name! At High Touch High Tech, we take our hands-on education approach to training our scientists. […]

High Touch High Tech Program Beginnings

High Touch High Tech has developed a programming network of over 150 STEM programs over the past 27 years. Our programming extends from introductory chemistry, paleontology, climate change, to 3-D printing! As an author and leader in the STEM enrichment education, High Touch High Tech has adapted and created hands-on education content that has resonated […]

Is Coding the Future of STEM?

Technology has an increasing impact on our day to day lives, that is indisputable. As we grow more and more dependent on devices, the need for programmers, web and tech developers, and technicians advances. What does this mean for preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s software engineers? The largest trend in technology is coding! Children […]

25 Years of Customer Favorites!

For 25 years High Touch High Tech has been developing exciting, hands-on science programs. Our programs have become staples to the teachers that invite us back to their classrooms year after year! Here are some of their favorites! Get Buggy©                 Young scientists get to be Entomologists in our Get Buggy© program! Students learn about […]