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Ten years of testing success

Pitsco's online testing tool perfect fit for Future Business Leaders of America

CHICAGO, IL (November 18, 2015) – When the world's largest business student organization holds a conference, every detail matters. And when those details include online testing for more than 10,000 participants, on 500 computers, for a total of almost . . .

November 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's November 2015 Teacher of the Month: Brianna Bernhardt, Big Sandy, Montana Why do you like what you teach? I like to teach because I like to see students succeed in ways they never thought possible. Having the opportunity to . . .

Hands-on products give meaning to math

Gliders/geometry and T-Bot II/Algebra 2 are examples of strong math connections

PITTSBURG, KS (October 30, 2015) – An old quote of disputed origin says, "Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics." Math might be everywhere, but a classroom project that unlocks the mathematical potential in a hands-on product . . .

3rd-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner

Pitsco Education's 3rd-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner: Jonathan Everett, Millerstown, PA Why do you like to teach with hands-on products? Hands-on products give the students an opportunity to explore, play, and discover the way the objects in . . .

2nd-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner

Pitsco Education's 2nd-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner: Chantelle Kley, Minneapolis, MN What's your greatest teaching accomplishment? I had a boy who started with me as a sixth grader. He was unable to read beyond a kindergarten level and could . . .

October 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's October 2015 Teacher of the Month:  Lauren Lieurance, Dubuque, Iowa How does using hands-on products improve the students' learning experiences? Hands on allows the abstract to become concrete, and with this so do the . . .

Redefining education

Harmony Science Academy San Antonio becomes first charter school in Texas to implement Pitsco STEM curriculum

SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 30, 2015) – Charter schools, by definition, offer a new approach to education, employing nontraditional methods and programs to prepare students for higher education and the workforce. At the Harmony Science Academy in San . . .

The Science of Speed

Updated website, curriculum solidify Pitsco as the authority on CO2 racing

PITTSBURG, KS (September 18, 2015) – Can you justify your curriculum? How does it meet CCSS, NGSS, and other standards? Are students getting enough of a hands-on experience? Is the STEM-focused activity truly rich in science, math, and engineering . . .

Pitsco Educator of the Game – 2015

Pitsco Education and Pittsburg State University know the importance of a great education – and we believe in honoring those who dedicate themselves to providing one. The following individuals were presented with Educator of the Game awards at PSU's . . .

Robotics STEM Units from Pitsco

Students learn remote control, autonomous, and manufacturing applications

PITTSBURG, KS (September 2, 2015) – In 2014, Pitsco Education introduced the new TETRIX® PRIME Building System, which features a patented quick-rivet fastening system for simple and intuitive prototyping and building. In the 2015-2016 Robotics  . . .