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‘STEAM Thinking for ALL!’

'STEAM Thinking for ALL!'

‘STEAM Thinking for ALL!’ Sessions to teach educators how to expand STEAM thinking From argument-driven inquiry to zSpace technology, this year’s summer STEAM Institute offers a variety of professional development opportunities for Douglas County educators. The institute will be Aug. 12-15 at Umpqua Community College and will feature

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Summer camps blast off

Summer camps blast off Expanding Horizons sessions promote STEAM thinking, CTE The wheels were turning, the sparks were flying and the rockets were blasting off. The first round of Expanding Horizons Career and Technical Education and STEAM summer camps drew dozens of Douglas County students in mid-June, with

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Open doors to bright futures

Open doors to bright futures DCPSS seeks AmeriCorps members to work with youth Douglas County Partners for Student Success is looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of youth and the vitality of a community as a mentor connecting kids to exciting

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A passion for science and students

A passion for science and students Sutherlin educator named Regional Teacher of the Year Congratulations are due to Sutherlin Middle School science teacher Janel Sorenson, who in May was named Douglas’ Regional Teacher of the Year. Sorenson’s passion for science and engaging her seventh-grade students makes her a

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