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June 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's June 2015 Teacher of the Month: Scott Harrison, Freeland, MI What's your greatest teaching accomplishment? My greatest teaching accomplishment was being named the state winner in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. My . . .

Star Academy scholarship winners chosen from talented pool of finalists

PITTSBURG, KS (June 1, 2015) – Each year, the pool of finalists vying for Pitsco Education's annual Star Academy scholarships grows stronger. This year, a full round of judging and a tiebreaker procedure were necessary to distinguish the winners – . . .

Roll a WRO™ strike with TETRIX®

Give your team the edge it needs with Pitsco building system

(May 20, 2015) – If you aim to roll a strike in the 2015 World Robot Olympiad bowling game, be sure to start with the TETRIX® WRO™ Challenge Full Set. ( Printable PDF ) The new bowling game in the University Regular category has teams around the . . .

From trend to standard, 3-D printing enters the classroom curriculum

PITTSBURG, KS (May 13, 2015) – 3-D printing is more than the latest tech trend – it is fast becoming an industry standard, which makes it essential for many classrooms. ( Printable PDF ) Pitsco Education is doing its part by developing 3-D . . .

May 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's May 2015 Teacher of the Month: Kevin Jacoves, Middletown, NJ Why do you like to teach with hands-on products? Science is learned by doing. I still remember the amazement I felt when zinc-plating pennies in my sixth-grade . . .

PSU Names Track After Dr. Harvey Dean

PITTSBURG, KS (April 21, 2015) - Pittsburg State University has announced that the 300-meter track in the new Robert W. Plaster Center has been named the Harvey Dean Track in recognition of a major gift from Dr. Harvey Dean, co-founder and CEO of . . .

Hearlihy catalog a drafter's dream

PITTSBURG, KS (April 14, 2015) – Drafting requires many different tools to create precise, intricate designs. From compasses to architect scales and more, the April 2015 Hearlihy Drafting & Supplies catalog has everything a drafter needs. ( . . .

April 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's April 2015 Teacher of the Month: Kerri Comans, Moody, AL Did you always want to be a teacher? Absolutely! I played school throughout my childhood. I would collect old worksheets from my teachers and use them to teach my baby . . .

Gearhead contest to highlight original TETRIX builds on website

PITTSBURG, KS (April 1, 2015) – Robotics enthusiasts create amazing robots, whether for competition or for the fun of building. At the TETRIX® Robotics website, we want to see those robots and how they were built. ( Printable PDF ) Starting in . . .

1st-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner

Pitsco Education's 1st-Quarter 2015 Scholarship Winner: Staci Andrews, Los Angeles, CA Why do you like what you teach? I love to teach because it never feels like I am working. Every day is fun, and I enjoy the reward of seeing my students learn . . .