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2017

Backhoe delivers hydraulics to the classroom

Pitsco Education stays true to a real-life backhoe in model that students build

PITTSBURG, KS (May 23, 2017) – A plethora of hydraulic-powered machinery – in many sizes and capable of numerous functions – can be found daily on construction sites across the world. With its new Backhoe, Pitsco Education brings the power of . . .

STEM entrepreneurship

Consortium of leading educators aim to develop an entrepreneurial mindset

PITTSBURG, KS (May 18, 2017) – Who will invent our future? Entrepreneurs; specifically, STEM entrepreneurs. ( Printable PDF ) Who is filling the entrepreneurial talent pipeline? Teachers, especially those who facilitate and encourage their . . .

Win a Maker Space Project!

Pitsco Maker Giveaway: three age-appropriate projects are up for grabs

PITTSBURG, KS (May 11, 2017) – Bring collaboration, discovery, critical thinking, and real-world problem solving to life in your classroom with a makerspace – an area where students are free to explore, create, fail, and innovate. ( Printable PDF . . .

2016

The 12HollyDays . . . x2!

Pitsco and TETRIX® prizes available in 12HollyDays prize drawings

PITTSBURG, KS (December 2, 2016) – Once again, Pitsco Education is celebrating the holidays by giving away exciting prizes in December 2016 with its 12HollyDays drawings! This year, however, there will be two separate 12HollyDays – one for Pitsco . . .

December 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's December 2016 Teacher of the Month:  Mark Gullickson, Albany, OR Why do you like to teach with hands-on products?  It never ceases to amaze me when my students are able to discover and share their "aha" moments with . . .

Cyber Monday – spend more, save more!

Pitsco Education will offer tiered discounts for online orders on Nov. 28

PITTSBURG, KS (November 7, 2016) – For educators, planning ahead is a must. That’s why Pitsco Education is getting the word out early this year about its Cyber Monday special offers. Online orders of $75 or more at Pitsco.com and TETRIXrobotics.com  . . .

2015

Pitsco's 2016 Big Book boasts longtime favorites and new hands-on activities

PITTSBURG, KS (December 22, 2015) – With a new year comes a new Pitsco Education catalog, and the 2016 Big Book has many exciting products to spark the imagination of any K-12 student. ( Printable PDF ) Every year, Pitsco Education looks to . . .

4th-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner

Pitsco Education's 4th-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner:  Rebecca L. Cavitt, Grand Prairie, Texas What's your greatest teaching accomplishment?   I believe my greatest teaching accomplishment is the belief that I impact my students . . .

December 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's December 2015 Teacher of the Month: Stacey Hight, Jackson, Mississippi How does using hands-on products improve the students' learning experiences? Learning is done best through play, especially at the preschool level. . . .