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April 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's April 2016 Teacher of the Month: Andrea F. Triner, Philadelphia, PA Why do you like what you teach? I like teaching because I like sharing my love of learning with my students. I like introducing them to new concepts and . . .

FTC support at FIRST® Championship

Pitsco Education's TETRIX® experts will help competitors with hardware

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 15, 2016) – A motor wire fails, an extra beam is needed, a servo isn't functioning properly – all are recurring nightmares for FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) team members who plan to compete at the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. . . .

Pitsco Education CEO launches book on business culture

The HOT Plan™ to be released at 2016 Great Place to Work® Conference

PITTSBURG, KS (March 29, 2016) – Pitsco Education CEO Harvey Dean, EdD, will launch his new book, The HOT Plan ™, at the Great Place to Work® Conference April 6-8, 2016, in San Diego, California. ( Printable PDF ) The HOT Plan , a how-to on . . .

March 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's March 2016 Teacher of the Month: Melissa Harlow, West Milton, Ohio What's your greatest teaching accomplishment? The moments that mean the most to me are when students that have graduated come back to visit or even just send . . .

Health and fitness in the classroom

Pitsco's STEM in the Gym™ earns international GESS Education Award

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March 7, 2016) – Pitsco Education's popular STEM in the Gym™ – Simple Machines Package earned a coveted GESS Education Award at the international education conference held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, March 1-3, 2016.

STEM Education extends beyond US borders

Students throughout the world hone skills through Pitsco products

PITTSBURG, KS (March 3, 2016) – Interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education is not a localized ideal. The impact and importance of STEM – both on individual and comprehensive levels – is recognized as a global initiative. . . .

Competition-based STEM

TSA event in eastern NC generates new chapters and lots of excitement

KINSTON, NC (February 25, 2016) – STEM inside the classroom engages students and helps them make sense of core subjects. STEM outside the classroom – e.g., academic competitions – is even more real world and a great way to hone leadership and . . .

Jousting in the name of STEM

Gravity-based activity develops students' engineering and design skills

PITTSBURG, KS (February 17, 2016) – Many great STEM activities have deep historical links. For instance, the medieval period saw physics used in many well-known siege machines such as catapults, trebuchets, and ballistae. Pitsco Education has created . . .

Meet Pitsco's 2016 Teacher Advisory Group

Twenty-five members excited to provide feedback, help shape education

PITTSBURG, KS (February 4, 2016) – Pitsco Education's 2016 Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) includes 25 educators who have been chosen to deliver the kind of insight and feedback that only educators can. ( Printable PDF ) The TAG members hail from 13 . . .

February 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's February 2016 Teacher of the Month: David Kuhlins, Stark County, Ohio Why do you like what you teach? I would have to say that the number one reason I enjoy teaching in my current environment is that students show up with a . . .