Education Matters!

Monthly archive for September 2015

Adventures in literacy

Everyone in the household benefits from regular reading sessions A huge part of the DCPSS mission is to place a robust focus on career planning for preteens through young adults. Yet all of us also realize that preparation for student achievement starts much earlier in a child’s life.

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Changing scarcity to abundance

Douglas County’s glass isn’t half empty OR half full; it’s brimming Let’s talk for a minute about Charles Dickens. Though he was writing for a 19th-century audience, the English author introduced images familiar to us almost 200 years later. Think of Oliver Twist holding up his empty bowl

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Fair “scavengers” claim prizes

Hunt designed for fun but also sends Education Matters message Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and partners, 22 families emerged as winners after visiting the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub’s booth at the Douglas County Fair last month. The STEAM Hub organized a scavenger hunt from its booth

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