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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  . . .

September 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's September 2015 Teacher of the Month: Kathy Alt, Millstadt, Illinois Why do you like what you teach? I can't think of any subject or grade I'd rather teach. No other subject lends itself to the exploration and discovery and – . . .

Elementary STEM Units

New Pitsco curriculum caters to problem solvers, critical thinkers

PITTSBURG, KS (August 21, 2015) – To start the school year right, Pitsco Education has released the 2015-16 Elementary STEM catalog featuring many new products, including the new Elementary STEM Units. ( Printable PDF ) Elementary STEM Units . . .

Getting PRIMEd for mechatronics

Pitsco TETRIX PRIME for NI myRIO opens doors to engineering robotics

AUSTIN, TX (August 18, 2015) – What do a rover vehicle, a balancing arm, and a self-balancing robot assembly have in common? They introduce students to accelerometers, gyro sensors, algorithm development, wireless functionality, and mechatronics, among . . .

Education and business join forces

Pitsco helps OEIP support teachers' STEM efforts for specific careers

MIDWEST CITY, OK (August 4, 2015) – The Oklahoma Education and Industry Partnership (OEIP) and Pitsco Education join forces each year to encourage growth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning through hands-on activities in . . .

August 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's August 2015 Teacher of the Month: Jonathan Craig, Avon, Connecticut What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why? The SunEzoon racer. It's a never-fail, easy-to-build project that teaches many different mechanical . . .

Pitsco STEM labs and higher scores go hand-in-hand in Volusia County, FL, schools

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL (July 30, 2015) – According to a study by Curriculum Specialist Daniel Cox and Dr. Kristin Pierce, both of Volusia County (FL) School District, students enrolled in Pitsco STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs . . .

TETRIX robots dominate at 2015 SkillsUSA competition

LOUISVILLE, KY (July 23, 2015) – Teams utilizing the TETRIX® Building System took the top spots in the Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) event at the national SkillsUSA® competition. ( Printable PDF ) The SkillsUSA 2015 National . . .

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) switches to Android control

Pitsco Education fills larger role with 2015-16 FTC competition

PITTSBURG, KS (July 20, 2015) – Registration for the 2015-16 season of the FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC® ) has begun. Teams from across the globe are signing up for the new season that brings some big changes to the competition, most notably the . . .

Ideas, Activities, Action!

Pitsco Education gets ready to roll out the red carpet for 2015 TAG Summit

PITTSBURG, KS (July 15, 2015) – Pitsco Education's second Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) Summit, to be held July 27-29, 2015, promises to be an exciting mix of presentations, lesson plans, product feedback, and engaging discussions as this year's TAG . . .