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TETRIX® MAX: A first-rate choice for the FIRST® Tech Challenge

(September 17, 2014) – The FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC® ) game for the 2014-2015 season has been announced, and from the looks of it, competing robots will need a good supply of strength, durability, and flexibility. ( Printable PDF ) This . . .

Dean among six Oklahomans who receive prestigious Door-Opener Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (Sept. 6, 2014) – The 2014 Door-Opener Awards Gala sponsored by ASTEC Fund, Inc. and benefiting ASTEC Charter Schools of Oklahoma City took place on Thursday, September 4 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel.  The event featured a . . .

Elementary STEM catalog features activities, curriculum, tools, resources

(September 8, 2014) – Pitsco Education always gives away catalogs, but this fall the education company is giving away boxes of kits and books valued at $150 each as part of its 2014 Elementary STEM  catalog release. ( Printable PDF ) Open . . .

Pitsco Educator of the Game

Pitsco Education and Pittsburg State University know the importance of a great education – and we believe in honoring those who dedicate themselves to providing one. The following individuals were presented with Educator of the Game awards at PSU's . . .

September 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's September 2014 Teacher of the Month: Oguz Guvenc, Tucson, AZ What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why? I love the fact that Pitsco Education does not only have kits but also high-quality and well-designed teacher . . .

Harvey Dean, Toby Keith, four others to receive service awards

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (August 28, 2014) – The 2014 Door-Opener Awards Gala dinner and silent auction on Thursday, September 4, benefitting ASTEC Charter Schools, will recognize five outstanding Oklahomans and one Kansan for their lifetime of contributions . . .

Pitsco STEM PD empowers teachers

Professional development helps educators incorporate hands-on activities

(August 21, 2014) – Ensuring students receive a quality education in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects has become a top priority for many districts. Finding the time and the best ways to implement STEM in the classroom, . . .

Evaluation reveals gains in elementary science

(August 18, 2014) – A Department of Defense Education Activity Grant evaluation of elementary science programs that incorporate Pitsco Education Science Missions revealed significant gains in state testing by students in Grades 3-5 in Okaloosa County, . . .

Try This! Simple hands-on STEM activities

(August 11, 2014) – Sometimes teachers want a short and easy activity to demonstrate STEM concepts. That’s the whole idea behind Pitsco Education’s Try This kits. ( Printable PDF ) These kits were designed as simple activities that show the . . .

August 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's August 2014 Teacher of the Month: Michele Garren, North Lauderdale, FL What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why? While I highly value many of the Pitsco products that I have purchased and used in my classroom . . .