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Using nature to nurture

Using nature to nurture For Eastwood fifth-graders, STEAM is a natural fit Asking students to read about rain forests or steelhead migration is all well and good, but at Eastwood Elementary School in Roseburg, teachers can make their lesson plans really come to life. Fifth-grade teacher Camron Pope,

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Back on track

Back on track

Back on track New RHS summer school program focuses on important transition toward graduation  Educators strive throughout their careers to steer students toward success, to praise those who are exceeding expectations and push them to new heights. But it’s just as important, if not more so, to give

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STEAM Extravaganza a hit

STEAM Extravaganza a hit STEAM Extravaganza 2018 draws hundreds hungry for STEAM learning They came. They saw. They learned. Hundreds of youngsters, teens and parents steadily flowed onto the Umpqua Community College campus for this year’s second annual STEAM Extravaganza. And with dozens of creative educational activities to

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Summertime is STEAM/CTE time

Summertime is STEAM/CTE time Summer is the perfect time to learn and develop STEAM skills Summer is almost here, and that means long, warm days with the kids at home. Luckily, Douglas County’s education world offers dozens of ways to get youth out of the house and having

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