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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 . . .

Two companies, one excellent testing service

Strong TFI-CTECS partnership means secure testing for students

PITTSBURG, KS (March 9, 2015) – College-entrance exams. Workplace-readiness tests. Career-and-technical-education testing. In today's world, testing has become a crucial step in education. With careers and college awards on the line, safe and secure . . .

March 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's March 2015 Teacher of the Month: Andy Wilcox, Kansas City, MO Why do you like what you teach? My love of teaching began in fifth and sixth grades when my science teacher let us "play" with microscopes, solid-fuel rockets, and . . .

February 2015 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's February 2015 Teacher of the Month:  Magda Murphy-Bozkurt, Davie, FL What's your greatest teaching accomplishment?  Last year my low-achieving students placed third and fifth in the 2014 Broward SECME Olympiad for the . . .

Leadership through service

YLA charter earns perfect score in 2014, motivates students to reach potential

PICKENS, SC (February 18, 2015) – We can become so fixated on scores that we lost sight of how best to go about achieving our desired results. Principal Patsy Smith has learned to avoid this pitfall, and for the second year in a row, her Youth . . .

Pitsco Education wants your lesson plans

Elementary contest to award shopping sprees at pitsco.com

PITTSBURG, KS (February 16, 2015) – How valuable are your lesson plans? At Pitsco Education, they could be worth $100 in Pitsco products. ( Printable PDF ) If you can write a lesson plan, then our Elementary Lesson Plan Contest is for you. Submit . . .

A robotics lover’s dream

New TETRIX® video gallery aims to inform, inspire

PITTSBURG, KS (February 4, 2015) – The world of robotics is expanding rapidly. From robotics competitions to robots in the medical field – and everything in between – it can be difficult to keep up with the latest technology. ( Printable PDF )  . . .

2015 Teacher Advisory Group ready to roll

Twenty-member group poised to advise Pitsco on all things education

PITTSBURG, KS (January 30, 2015) – Pitsco Education, an industry leader in hands-on STEM products and curriculum for more than 40 years, is ready to listen to – and learn from – its 2015 Teacher Advisory Group (TAG). ( Printable PDF )  . . .

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 . . .