Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Math—STREAM!

Ortega Elementary aims to provide students with a program that designed to integrate science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and mathematics in the classroom.

STREAM offers students the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary, problem-based learning that cultivates innovative thinking and empowers leaders. 

STREAM education makes learning meaningful to the student; emphasizing collaboration, communication, research, problem solving, critical thinking and creativity at each grade level. Ortega provides students with a learning environment that supports them as they make the connection between the concepts learned in class and how those concepts apply to the world they live in.

Ortega students will benefit from the following:

  • Real-world, problem-based learning that encourages collaboration and teamwork
  • Opportunities to engage in service learning projects
  • Guest speakers who are experts in STREAM-related fields
  • School-wide engineering challenges for grades 2-6 (Fall and Spring)
  • Family STREAM Night (Spring)
  • Enhanced learning from Digital Classrooms