Hello! Students, Parents, and Guardians,
My name is Laura Wells, and I welcome you to my Technology and Engineering classroom!
About Me: I am a veteran 11th year Technology Education teacher and handle all Technology Education classes here at Burgettstown Middle High School. I hold a Bachelors of Science in Education with a focus in Technology Education from California University of Pennsylvania, and I am passionate about Technology, engineering and design and teaching students to apply real world skills and build resilience and problem solving methods that can help them throughout life. I am also the advisor for our Technology Student Association (TSA) Club. TSA is “A national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).” Through TSA students will have a chance to attend regional and state conferences where they compete against their peers in STEAM related competitions. To find out more about TSA click the link to the left. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. I can be reached at 724-947-8100 ext. 143, through google classroom or by email as linked below.
My Classroom: My classes include: 6th grade STEAM with a focus in Graphic design and introduction to Engineering Design. 7th Grade Technology & Engineering Design where we explore the process of design and use tools to create a product. High School Electives Introduction to eSports, focusing on how eSports tournaments are organized and completed and Building Technology which offers students opportunities to pursue skills in problem solving through project-based learning.
Connect with Me: I encourage open communication and value collaboration between parents, students, and myself. Please feel free to contact me via email or phone for any questions or concerns. Let's work together to ensure a successful and enriching school year!
Online Resources: Stay updated on class announcements, assignments, and important dates by visiting my Google classroom. I will regularly update the page with resources to support your child's learning.
Phone: 724-947-8100 ext 5143