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Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub highlights STEM disciplines in May Astrophysicist, author and speaker Neil deGrasse Tyson has been inspiring people of all ages for decades about the wonders of science. His common-sense comments on the subject are so numerous that they’d fill

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Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know

Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know

Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know Studies show children reap biggest benefits from multiple adult relationships across a variety of environments By Gwen Soderberg-Chase   Educators – and parents – have long known that positive interaction with adults is a crucial component

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Professional development, week of March 28

Professional development, week of March 28 Here’s a great resource for teachers and other educators on the lookout for workshops, trainings and other professional development opportunities in the region. Go to http://www.douglasesd.k12.or.us/announcementnews/583 to see what’s happening in April and beyond.   Among the upcoming local opportunities are two

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Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps

Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps

Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps   Spring break brought good news to Douglas County educators and students, as the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub was awarded a $198,060 grant for CTE/STEAM summer camps. Funding is available for two summers. Details are pending on sites and curriculum, but all camps

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