Engaging and Empowering Students

‘Bridging to the future’

Lancaster, TX, STEM club students help restore Wings of Hope airplane

LANCASTER, TX – Charles Richardson has taught thousands of students during his 17 years facilitating Pitsco Education STEM labs, the last six years in Lancaster ISD south of Dallas. And he’s diligently explained to all his students how . . .

A pathway to the pathways

Bertie MS (NC) teachers and students discover interests, options before high school

Additional Bertie County Schools articles: Students realize they work better together Windsor, NC, program part of national pilot study WINDSOR, NC – Last year, leaders in Bertie County Schools in Windsor, NC, moved to . . .

‘A really good way to learn’

Pitsco STREAM Missions a hit with students and teachers alike

Additional Pittsburg Community Schools article: Extending real-world connections and career days Student-created butterflies camouflaged throughout the classroom. A word wall with the latest vocabulary. Planet puzzles. Jump boards . . .

‘Stay in Yankton’

Educators and business leaders want career courses that prepare students for jobs in their own backyard

Additional Yankton School District articles: Skills matching assessment surprises some students Expeditions align with WorkKeys® and NCRC® (Administrators’ Corner) YANKTON, SD – TruXedo, . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .