Events to show off STEM, technology

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Vancouver Public Schools will host three weLearn Showcases to demonstrate how students and teachers are using technology in classrooms. All are free, public events.

Three district middle schools will host weLearn Tech Shows:

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at McLoughlin Middle School, 5802 MacArthur Blvd.

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at Alki Middle School, 1800 N.W. Bliss Road.

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 4 at Vancouver iTech Preparatory Middle School, Jim Parsley Community Center, 4100 Plomondon St.

The shows at McLoughlin and Alki middle schools will demonstrate iPad applications of the district's one-to-one program. Over the next five years, the district plans to place a device in the hands of every student in grades 3 through 12. Learn more at vansd.org/weLearn1to1.

The iTech Preparatory event will demonstrate how technology is used to enhance science, technology, engineering and math education, the curricular focus at iTech Prep, which opened in 2012.

For more information, visit vansd.org/weLearn.