Engaging and Empowering Students

New market, same vision for a better tomorrow

Additional Equity in Coding article: Smart Buddies™ are a wise choice When entrepreneur Sharmi Albrechtsen appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank seeking investors for her retail product SmartGurlz™, a codable robot for girls, . . .

Student CO2 cars race toward the future

Additional Competitions article: ‘Building a future one robot at a time’ Twenty-three years and going at the same school – that is a respectable teaching career. But visit Paul Wollenberg’s classroom at . . .

‘Building a future one robot at a time’

Additional Competitions article: Student CO 2 cars race toward the future When Justin began high school, studying was not high on his list of priorities. “When I first started at West Caldwell Tech, I wasn’t serious about . . .

Model program: Indiana GEAR UP

Hands-on tinkering and making facilitate equal opportunities for all students

Leadership Perspective TPN: The Pitsco Network VB: Dr. Virginia Bolshakova, Executive Director, GEAR UP Indiana at Purdue University TPN: Tell us about your background in education and your work with Indiana GEAR UP . VB: In the . . .

STEM lab serves a wide range of abilities

Additional El Centro, CA, article: Smart STEM shopping pays dividends Most schools grapple with how to best meet the many needs that a diverse learning population presents. Though no two students are ever exactly alike in learning style . . .

Smart STEM shopping pays dividends

El Centro deepens its elementary, middle offerings with proven Pitsco programs

Additional El Centro, CA, article: STEM lab serves a wide range of abilities EL CENTRO, CA – A strong hands-on science program is a prized asset for any school. But when El Centro Elementary School District in Imperial County, . . .

Leave the teaching to us

Industrial park leadership scraps plans for career center, instead develops future workforce through STEM programs in 17 area school districts

PRYOR, OK – The plan was hatched to outfit a 100,000-square-foot career center at the MidAmerica Industrial Park , Oklahoma’s largest industrial park with more than 80 tenants. Students from throughout the region would flock to the . . .

India lab wants to be ‘like MIT in the US’

MUMBAI, India – When Reetu Jain noticed her nine-year-old son taking an interest in building and programming robots, she decided to find a way for young students to explore and experiment with their budding interests. Jain, who opened On My . . .