Recent Press Releases

UBTECH Education and Pitsco Education Team Up to Help Prepare Students for Future Careers through STEM Learning and Computer Science

Starting in January 2019, Pitsco will be UBTECH Education's national distribution partner, working closely with districts to launch UKITs and Yanshee in K-12 classrooms

LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2019) – UBTECH Education , a division of UBTECH Robotics dedicated to promoting STEM and computer science (STEM+C) education through interactive robotics, and Pitsco Education today announced a partnership agreement to . . .

Pitsco picks 2019 Teacher Advisory Group

TAG members from across the country ready to positively affect learners

PITTSBURG, KS (January 15, 2019) – Pitsco is proud to announce its 2019 Teacher Advisory Group (TAG). Twenty incredible educators, chosen from across the country, are gearing up to share their expertise with Pitsco Education's Development and . . .

#ThisIsSTEM – Pitsco's 2019 Big Book

Coding and any other STEM needs can be addressed with the new catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (January 14, 2019) – For 48 years, Pitsco has helped teachers and their students experience success through hands-on learning solutions. Our 2019  Big Book catalog is perfectly in line with this timeless strategy! ( . . .

Petroleum museum picks Pitsco for STEM, STEAM

Activities connect with career skills crucial to Texas region's economy

MIDLAND, TX (December 18, 2018) – A museum can fill a vital role for its community, providing exploratory learning experiences that inform and inspire. The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, shares the petroleum and energy story of . . .

Pitsco unveils new TETRIX® MAX Gripper Kit

New kit offers increased load capacity and range for classroom robotics

PITTSBURG, KS (October 17, 2018) – Exploring concepts such as mass, area, and load just got a little easier, thanks to Pitsco Education's new TETRIX® MAX Gripper Kit. ( Printable PDF ) The MAX gripper kit joins its predecessor, the . . .

Pitsco STEM Expeditions® linked to higher science scores for second year in a row

2018 Friday Institute report also notes statistically significant difference in Pitsco curriculum teaching students about careers

BERTIE, NC (October 16, 2018) – A 2018 report from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation noted that students in a Pitsco Education STEM Expeditions® lab in Bertie, NC, outperformed a control group in the same school on the 2017-18 . . .

Standards-based curriculum packages featured in 2018-2019 Pitsco TETRIX® Robotics catalog

Latest catalog offers multiple hours of TETRIX MAX and PRIME curriculum

PITTSBURG, KS (September 25, 2018) – With a strong focus on robotics in the classroom, the 2018-2019 Pitsco TETRIX® Robotics  catalog features multiple hours of curriculum, including the new TETRIX PRIME and EV3 curriculum as well as . . .

An early start to coding and robotics in Arkansas

Governor visits classrooms in Pea Ridge, sees KUBO and TETRIX® in action

PEA RIDGE, AR (September 14, 2018) – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has worked feverishly on two key areas – job creation and computer science education – over the four years of his administration. His visit to the Pea Ridge School . . .