School open houses to focus on technology, engineering

BELMONT — The NH Technology Education Association announces an Open House at selected schools around the state during the week of May 12-16. Technology and Engineering are important parts of an integrative STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum. The open house will allow the public to visit elementary, middle and high school programs to see first-hand how our children use technology and engineering along with math and science to invent, innovate and solve problems.
Participating in the open house will be Belmont Middle School in Belmont, Wednesday, May 14, 5-7 p.m. Contact Joe Wernig. Visitors will see sample projects, displays of student work and students transforming materials into items that solve specific design problems.
The NH Technology Education Association (NHTEA) is a professional group of K-16 educators striving for technological literacy among NH students. NHTEA advocates for technology and engineering education and advises the NH Department of Education on areas involving curriculum, school requirements and teacher certification. The association sponsors teacher workshops and is affiliated with the New England Association of Technology Teachers and the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.