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Archive for June, 2014

Computer Coding for Kids

Posted by: | June 27, 2014 | No Comment |

Like most Americans, my family and I are consumers of technology.  We use a variety of devices that help us learn, work, play and communicate.  It’s hard to imagine a time before the internet and cell phones, but those of us who are over certain age occasionally feel it necessary to impress upon younger generations […]

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Media release from the Education Commission of the States: Report:  Want to improve your third-grade literacy rate?  Teach science DENVER, June 17, 2014 – Recent research suggests early math, science and social studies knowledge may boost achievement for the nation’s youngest students and provides a better chance at future reading success – more so even […]

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The draft Oregon Coast Regional STEM Hub Partnership Plan is now available for public review and comment. Download the draft partnership plan from the Oregon Coast Regional STEM Hub website Please submit comments to OregonCoastSTEM@oregonstate.edu by June 29, 2014

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Tune in to the MATE ROV International Competition at the end of this month and cheer on the three competing teams  representing Oregon: Explorer Class ROV team from Clatsop Community College Explorer Class ROV team from Linn-Benton Community College, and Ranger Class ROV team Typhoon Industries from Azalea, Oregon This year’s contest focuses on shipwrecks, […]

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Great news… there’s still time for teachers to fill out the STEM Professional Development survey! The survey deadline has been extended to June 13th in an attempt to gain more participation. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CoastSTEMHub So far, 259 coastal teachers have taken the survey.  However, 68% of these responses have come from teachers in only four school districts, […]

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