Posts Tagged ‘science’



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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

~September’s Limelight School of the Month~

    Congratulations to First Baptist Church Academy for being the FIRST Limelight School of the 2019-2020 school year! Hello Scientists, I hope that everyone had a fantastic summer filled with amazing activities and memories with the family.  I have to say, it sure is great to begin a new season of High Touch High […]

Difference Makers

  Difference Makers   At this moment, somewhere around the world there is a High Touch High Tech instructor teaching a group of excited children! They are delivering “hands-on” science programs that encourage fun learning in an innovative way. Providing these types of services brings joy to students, instructors, and faculty. This joy and excitement […]

From the Field

“From the Field” Summer Science Hemlock Hayden, High Touch High Tech of WNC As a new Scientist to High Touch High Tech, having the opportunity of engaging and inspiring young minds to think about and get excited about science has been a very new, yet extremely rewarding experience. Not just doing fun experiments themselves but […]

Shark Awareness Day

Shark Awareness Day     Did you know that almost 100 million sharks are killed each year for their fins? That’s just one of the many facts I learned while doing some research on Shark Awareness Day and became aware of exactly what sharks do for our oceans.       Sharks have been around […]

Independence Day!

  The significance of Independence Day, also known as The 4th of July, in the United States, is commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.  The Continental Congress declared the the 13 American colonies were now free and independent states. On July 2, 1776 was the date that the Independence […]

Fun Fact Friday- Turtles

~Turtle Facts~   Turtles are reptiles and cold blooded. They come in all shapes and sizes and live in many different environments. They have existed for around 215 million years and they live on average for 50-100 years. The largest turtle is the leatherback sea turtle, it can weigh over 900 kg! (2000 lb). The smallest […]