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Pitsco.com: Quick, easy searching

Website revamp makes finding classroom solutions a snap

PITTSBURG, KS (January 15, 2015) – Teachers don't have time to navigate confusing websites in search of curriculum and activities, so Pitsco Education has taken steps to simplify searches for perfect solutions. ( Printable PDF ) Now, at  . . .

One giant leap for humanoids

WRO team from Qatar competes with TETRIX® humanoid robot

DOHA, QATAR (January 7, 2015) – Every year, high school and college robotics teams from around the world compete in the World Robot Olympiad (WRO). But in order to make it there, they have to first win nationally. To do so requires a robot worthy of . . .

January 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's January 2015 Teacher of the Month: Tim Jones, Hamilton, GA Why do you like to teach with hands-on products? Science should be as engaging as possible. Learning something from a book does not have the same impact that hands-on . . .

Launch, roll, crush, build, pull

Pitsco’s 2015 Big Book debuts new products sure to engage students’ hands and minds

PITTSBURG, KS (January 5, 2015) – Over the last 43 years, Pitsco Education has created an expansive collection of hands-on, STEM-based products and curriculum, and the 2015 Big Book catalog adds even more innovative products to that list.   . . .

Wellington, KS, teacher wins fourth-quarter scholarship

WELLINGTON, KS – Wellington Middle School teacher Joe Newman wouldn't trade his job for anything. ( Printable PDF ) "I love my job," he says. "I believe it is one of the best jobs in our district." Newman, who was recently named Pitsco . . .

Rolling Trebuchet: Pitsco's latest siege machine

Simple design helps teach concepts of potential and kinetic energy

(December 12, 2014) – Pitsco Education is adding another product to its expansive siege machine family with the introduction of the Rolling Trebuchet Kit. ( Printable PDF ) The Trebuchet Kit kicked it all off and was followed by the Catapult, . . .

December 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's December 2014 Teacher of the Month: Missy Kelly, St. Peters, MO Why do you like what you teach? I love creating hands-on experiences for my students. My favorite things to do in class are make the learning real for them and . . .

Pitsco increases social media presence

Ideas, features, interaction available via six major networking channels

(November 19, 2014) – Pitsco Education, a leader in K-12 STEM learning solutions, has significantly expanded its social network presence. "Pitsco Education started focusing resources for social networks in July of 2013," said Melissa Karsten, Pitsco's . . .

November 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's November 2014 Teacher of the Month: Joni Hood, Fort Wingate, NM Why do you like to teach with hands-on products? I like teaching with hands-on products because my students enjoy building and creating products. I find it . . .

Videos, robots prime features of TETRIX Robotics site

Redesigned website offers more helpful content for teachers, competitors

PITTSBURG, KS (October 29, 2014) – When Pitsco Education set out to update its TETRIX® Robotics site, it did more than just update the look. It set out to improve the user’s experience. ( Printable PDF ) One of the highlights of the new site . . .