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Enhancing STEAM teaching

Enhancing STEAM teaching Summer STEAM Institute draws educators looking to engage students through STEAM Thinking Teachers are always looking for new ways to keep their students engaged in the classroom. And that means educators must continue learning throughout their careers. Dozens of Douglas County teachers participated in this

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STEAM comes to the fair

STEAM comes to the fair Youngsters take a break from funnel cakes to develop critical thinking skills With a range of interactive games and activities set up at August’s Douglas County Fair, Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub helped make sure local students had opportunities to put their STEAM thinking

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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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