Recent Press Releases

The A in STEAM, freebies, coding, and more

Pitsco Education's 2019-20 Elementary STEM catalog can bring your classroom to life

PITTSBURG, KS (September 6, 2019) – Backpacks are packed, pencils are sharpened, and tablets are loaded! But there's more from Pitsco Education. Check out the freebies, coding solutions, and STEAM products and activities in the 2019-20  . . .

Indiana students GEAR UP with STEM

They pick their favorite topics and Pitsco provides the hands-on activities and kits

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (August 6, 2019) – Let students choose their favorite topics to study and then seek out the best hands-on STEM curriculum and activities that meet the students' interests. That's how Indiana GEAR UP officials are ensuring high . . .

Pitsco Education and SmartGurlz™ Launch Smart Buddies™ Coding Solution to Encourage Diversity in STEM

Design helps more children see themselves in STEM and increases workforce diversity

PITTSBURG, KS (June 24, 2019) – Pitsco Education, in collaboration with SmartGurlz™, today announced the launch of Smart Buddies™ – the newest addition to its K-12 coding and robotics continuum. Core to both companies' missions . . .

Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue 2019

SkillsUSA® event imparts real-world, hands-on experiences to students

LOUISVILLE, KY (June 17, 2019) –Marquis and Justin, juniors at Essex County West Caldwell Tech in West Caldwell, New Jersey, were thrust together last fall as a two-man team to compete in their first-ever SkillsUSA ® Robotics: Urban . . .

TETRIX® MAX Mecanum Wheels

New wheels from Pitsco Education improve mobility of TETRIX® MAX robots

PITTSBURG, KS (May 23, 2019) –Maneuvering your robot just got a little easier, thanks to Pitsco Education's new TETRIX® MAX Mecanum Wheels . ( Printable PDF ) The Mecanum wheels are an exciting extension to the already robust TETRIX . . .

Teacher Appreciation Week: A lot to love

Pitsco offers three ways to win teacher-recommended products and more

PITTSBURG, KS (May 6, 2019) –Teacher Appreciation Week is off like a rocket ship with three ways to win May 6-10, 2019. Pitsco Education has a stellar lineup of free class packs and product vouchers for out-of-this-world educators to bring . . .

'Not a competition, it's a collaboration'

Neighboring Texas superintendents share best practices, including STEM

SWEENY, TX (April 23, 2019) –Collaboration. It's one of those 4Cs – along with communication, creativity, and critical thinking – the skills students will need when they enter the workforce this year, in 2030, or beyond. A pair of . . .

Robot-a-Day Giveaway

Seven robotics sets valued from $200 to $1,350 to be given away by Pitsco Education

PITTSBURG, KS (April 3, 2019) –National Robotics Week (April 6-14) inspires students to consider STEM-related fields and careers. Pitsco Education is aiming to inspire educators to start or enhance their robotics offerings with a giveaway of . . .