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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 . . .

Changing education in middle Georgia

Cirrus Academy Charter School opening doors in Macon, GA, September 2015

MACON, GA (October 24, 2014) – The newly formed Cirrus Academy Charter School plans to change education in middle Georgia, according to its board president, and Pitsco Education will help bring about that change with its science, technology, . . .

October 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's October 2014 Teacher of the Month: Ray Cope, Austin, PA Why do you like what you teach? Mathematics and technology go hand in hand. I enjoy the challenge of questions with indisputable answers and neat solutions. But at the . . .

PRIME system headlines Robotics catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (September 29, 2014) – How can two products fill an entire catalog? With the TETRIX® PRIME and MAX Building Systems for robotics, it’s no problem at all. ( Printable PDF ) The 40-page 2014-15 Robotics Catalog introduces Pitsco . . .

Scholarship winner: 'I love being a teacher'

Pitsco Education's third-quarter scholarship winner of 2014, Fontenelle Elementary (Omaha, NE) technology teacher Kelly Hiatt, has been teaching for 25 years and truly enjoys what she does. "I love helping both teachers and students integrate . . .