Home > About > News Releases

News Releases

’Tis the Season for Giveaways: 12HollyDays are here!

Pitsco and TETRIX® products given away during 12HollyDays promotion

PITTSBURG, KS (November 29, 2017) – The holidays are here for Pitsco Education. To celebrate, Pitsco is giving away cool products with its annual 12HollyDays drawings! Twenty-four total prizes will be given away in two separate drawings – one for . . .

Report: STEM Expeditions® boost science scores

Friday Institute report cites MAP scores 20 percent higher than those of control group

PITTSBURG, KS (October 27, 2017) – Pitsco Education's STEM Expeditions® program helped students achieve statistically significant results on national science tests, according to an August 2017 report from the Friday Institute for Educational . . .

Making space in your makerspace

Maker Space Cart among new items in Pitsco's 2017-18 catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (October 16, 2017) – A makerspace brings excitement, creativity, and discovery to students. The tools and materials enable students' imagination to thrive. With the 2017-2018 Pitsco Maker Space catalog, teachers have even more options . . .

Coding made easy

New TETRIX® PRIZM® coding guides deliver engaging robotics lessons

PITTSBURG, KS (October 12, 2017) – Coding is fast becoming a common component in comprehensive STEM curricula and programs, and Pitsco Education's TETRIX® PRIZM® Robotics Controller has made coding more accessible to students and teachers. ( . . .

Turning STEM into STREAM

Reading, art, and more math woven into Pitsco elementary science program

PITTSBURG, KS (September 21, 2017) – Building upon 20 years of success with its elementary STEM program, Pitsco Education has developed a richer STREAM version of its Missions science curriculum for Grades 3-5 that incorporates reading practice, art, . . .

Every robot needs a PULSE™

Controller pairs with graphic and text-based TETRIX® Ardublockly software

PITTSBURG, KS (September 12, 2017) – Middle schoolers are getting more of what they want and need – control – thanks to the TETRIX® PULSE ™ Robotics Controller. Pitsco Education created the controller with beginning programmers and the TETRIX PRIME . . .

Power and control on center stage in 2017-2018 Pitsco TETRIX® catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (September 8, 2017) – Designed specifically for ease of use, the Pitsco TETRIX® PRIME robotics system enables students ages 12 and up to assemble and disassemble robots easily within a classroom period. The debut of the TETRIX PULSE ™  . . .

Start early with Elementary STEM catalog

Pitsco helps kids colonize Mars, learn STEM in PE, and explore makerspaces

PITTSBURG, KS (September 1, 2017) – As wages and the number of jobs in the STEM market continue to grow, introducing STEM concepts at an early age has never been more important. The 2017-2018 Elementary STEM catalog from Pitsco Education features . . .

TorqueNADO™ DC motor boosts power of TETRIX®

Pitsco's newest motor is strongest available for FIRST® Tech Challenge

PITTSBURG, KS (August 22, 2017) – With a new season of the FIRST® Tech Challenge on the horizon, students will need the best parts to build a robot that can handle the rigors of competition. To complement the unmatched durability of the TETRIX® MAX . . .

Backhoe delivers hydraulics to the classroom

Pitsco Education stays true to a real-life backhoe in model that students build

PITTSBURG, KS (May 23, 2017) – A plethora of hydraulic-powered machinery – in many sizes and capable of numerous functions – can be found daily on construction sites across the world. With its new Backhoe, Pitsco Education brings the power of . . .

Archive