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Teacher Advisory Group reviews Pitsco products, shares ideas

PITTSBURG, KS (July 31, 2014) – The inaugural Pitsco Education Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) Summit brought together the wisdom of 12 leading STEM educators from across the US and the engagement and educational challenge of Pitsco’s products. ( . . .

NI’s myDAQ pairs with Pitsco Action Packs

(July 18, 2014) – Getting quantitative data from classroom activities proves difficult, but three packs designed to work with National Instruments’ myDAQ data acquisition tool help educators do just that. While Pitsco Education’s Action Packs . . .

Colonial Heights, VA, teacher finds true passion

Pitsco's second-quarter scholarship winner engages, inspires gifted students

Sixth-grade teacher Christan Martin truly believes in the power of hands-on learning. Martin, who teaches at Colonial Heights Middle School in Colonial Heights, Virginia, was recently named Pitsco Education's second-quarter scholarship winner of 2014.

July 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's July 2014 Teacher of the Month: C. Bryan Blount, Owensboro, KY How does using hands-on products improve the students’ learning experiences? To introduce the engineering design process, kids need to be able to build and . . .

Rallycross helps teach STEM concepts

Pitsco puts on CO2 races for students and drivers at Red Bull GRC event in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2014) – What better way to teach STEM concepts to a group of urban middle school students than to let them customize their own cars and compete against each other and some of the most accomplished race-car drivers in the world?

TETRIX®: Olympic-caliber performance

Give your WRO team the edge it needs with Pitsco robotics system

(July 15, 2014) – An Olympic-caliber event should feature the world’s best competitors using the highest-quality materials. The TETRIX® Building System is the platform of choice for many of the world’s top teams vying to reach the World Robot Olympiad . . .

The PRIME mix for STEM and robotics

TETRIX® PRIME delivers in classroom and competition; presales begin June 16

PITTSBURG, KS (June 16, 2014) – Pitsco Education’s latest innovation is poised to transform STEM robotics in the classroom as well as in national and international competitions. TETRIX® PRIME is a revolutionary new robotics building system designed to . . .

June 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's June 2014 Teacher of the Month: Paul Schimmick, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan How does using hands-on products improve the students’ learning experiences? Incorporating visible thinking routines such as “see, think, . . .

Podcasts deliver firsthand accounts

From Ratzenberger to STEM to robotics, Pitsco podcasts cover it all

(May 22, 2014) – It’s one thing to read about a successful program, but to hear a firsthand account from a program developer, a teacher, or an administrator is an even greater means of evaluating a company and its products. ( Printable PDF )  . . .

Texas adds two more Star Academies

Award-winning program going into Spring, Lancaster districts

(May 13, 2014) – A Texas Workforce Commission grant is bringing the Star Academy program for dropout prevention and acceleration to school districts in Spring and Lancaster for the 2014-15 school year. The program’s primary goal is to help overage and . . .