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April 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's April 2014 Teacher of the Month : Morganlee Kempf, Pueblo, Colorado What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why?   After browsing the site, I find it hard to limit it to one product. The STEM teacher resources . . .

Phonics: Animals in Motion

Animal animations, sign language engage young students in phonics

April 1, 2014 – One of Pitsco Education’s newest elementary programs – Phonics: Animals in Motion – has actually been fine-tuned for more than 20 years by developer Cindy Jones. ( Printable PDF ) “I have been testing this program much longer . . .

Pitsco announces $500 scholarship winner

Pittsburg, Kansas (March 26, 2014) – Pitsco Education has announced its first quarterly scholarship winner of 2014. Heather Roach, who teaches chemistry and anatomy and physiology at East High School in Anchorage, Alaska, plans to use her $500 . . .

TETRIX® mini catalog for big ideas

Pittsburg, Kansas (March 19, 2014) – Robotics competitions are in full swing. Make sure you have all the parts you need to be successful. Whether it's extra "just-in-case" parts or an entire kit, you can find it in the 2014 TETRIX® mini catalog, now . . .

STEM activities get boost from Pitsco aerospace kits, guide

March 13, 2014 – With two rubber motor-powered aerospace kits new to its catalog, Pitsco Education aims high to catch students' interest in STEM activities. ( Printable PDF ) While model plane and glider kits look like fun, they also offer ways . . .

March 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's March 2014 Teacher of the Month: Doni Coonts, Norwood, MO How does using hands-on products improve the students’ learning experiences? Hands-on products allow students to make lasting connections to learning experiences. We . . .

Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue 2014

SkillsUSA demonstration event helps students sharpen their robotics skills

February 25, 2014 – The 2014 Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) Challenge: Explosive Ordnance Disposal tasks students with creating a mobile robot like those employed by emergency service personnel such as firefighters, police, and the military.

3-D printers and curriculum highlight 2014 Hearlihy catalog

February 21, 2014 – A key trend in industry and education is 3-D printing, or rapid prototyping. To help students learn this skill, Hearlihy’s new catalog offers exclusive 3-D printing curriculum and full packages developed just for schools. ( . . .

Pitsco MATH Connections bring flexibility, real-world applications to math classrooms

February 7, 2014 – Pitsco MATH Connections – hands-on activities that link content learning to real-world applications – enable teachers to individualize learning while addressing specific math standards. ( Printable PDF ) Facing a classroom of . . .

February 2014 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's February 2014 Teacher of the Month: Todd Benz, Pittsford, NY Why do you like what you teach? I love passing down my previous experiences in the civil engineering field to new students. I enjoy teaching students . . .

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