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Grasping hands-on learning

Grasping hands-on learning

Grasping hands-on learning Kids thrive at Explore the Trades camp Twelve-year-old Caleb Holst ran his finger along the framework of PVC to show where he created a handle for the sprinkler he made in summer camp. “I can hold it like this and the water will come out

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Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills

Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills

Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills Professional learning opportunities open for STEAM educators Stay tuned for details, but here’s an early alert: The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, together with the Douglas Education Service District and several other partners, is bringing together resources to offer several professional learning opportunities in

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Workshop explores creative spark

Workshop explores creative spark

Workshop explores creative spark The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is hosting Creating Connection, a daylong seminar and workshop illustrating the power of arts and culture to enrich lives. Participants will learn how to integrate Creating Connection techniques into their messages and programs. The training will be held from

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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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