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New webinars geared toward Pitsco lab teachers

Register for upcoming webinars or watch recorded segments at synergyitchelp.pitsco.com

As a service to the many great teachers – current and those to come – who use Pitsco products, we are offering in 2018 a series of webinars hosted by customer relations representative Trisha Hoffpauir and me. The idea to hold regular . . .

Maximum STEM: Range of offerings perfect for Las Vegas junior high

It was an ambitious request. Educator John Walz was asked in 2016 to build a STEAM program for Silvestri Junior High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. The vision was multifaceted: expose students to a wide range of subjects to hook their interest while also . . .

DonorsChoose appeal is answered

Campaign funds Pitsco racing system and other items for Mobile, AL, school

“My students need a way to test the amazing dragsters they are building! My students need a Pitsco Impulse G3 Dragster Racing System .” This was the beginning of the DonorsChoose description for Melissa Barnett’s dragster racing . . .

Massachusetts Army National Guard takes lead with USAR

TETRIX® materials strengthen statewide effort with Urban Search & Rescue competition

BEDFORD, MA – Providing students with hands-on robotics experience opens doors to their future. Strengthening STEM skills benefits all of our communities by giving today’s youth the knowledge they will need to tackle tomorrow’s . . .

Robotics for educators

EMPORIA, KS – Question: Why did the robot go back to school? Answer: Its skills were a bit rusty and it wanted to earn more cache. Ba-dum . . . ching! Or, it was headed to the Emporia State Robotics Invitational. Over the course of two . . .

Flexible yet durable

Practice, determination, and a flexible-yet-durable TETRIX® building system lead to 2017 WRO™ ARC win for Thailand team

SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA – Hard work, persistence, and a willingness to learn and to grow helped propel Thailand’s Valaya Alongkorn team to a first-place win in the Advanced Robotics Challenge (ARC) at the 2017 World Robot Olympiad . . .

CA district goes all in with Expeditions

Upgrade from Modules, addition of elementary Missions among the STEM improvements

Additional Placentia-Yorba Linda (CA) USD articles: Student engagement proves program’s effectiveness A training ground for student competitions Mainstreaming in an Expeditions lab Expeditions are . . .

Student engagement proves program’s effectiveness

Additional Placentia-Yorba Linda (CA) USD articles: CA district goes all in with Expeditions A training ground for student competitions Mainstreaming in an Expeditions lab Expeditions are for ‘our . . .