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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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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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Soaking up STEAM

Soaking up STEAM 2019 STEAM Extravaganza draws hundreds of families across Douglas County Hundreds of curious, eager children and teenagers poured onto the Umpqua Community Campus on May 18, looking to get involved in some fun, free, hands-on learning at the third annual STEAM Extravaganza. The family-friendly event

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Ensuring equity

Ensuring equity RHS team receives national honor A Roseburg High School team focused on equity in the classroom has been honored by the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity for its work that resulted in a major increase in the number of female students taking welding classes. The

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