Engaging and Empowering Students

STEM down under

Australian education and industry leaders join forces to strengthen mining industry

When Peggy Mangovski signed up to become a Pitsco Robotics Certified Educator, she did so with a definite purpose in mind. As the project and diversity leader for the STEM Industry in Schools Partnership (SISP) in New South Wales, Australia, . . .

Title IV grant funds for coding, robotics

Orange County, FL, educator: ’We as teachers need to think and teach globally’

Additional Title IV/Florida articles: About Title IV-A of ESSA enrichment grants Workforce education ORLANDO, FL – When the final bell rings on the last day of school, most teachers are as eager as their students for . . .

New Jersey Army National Guard STEAM summer camp a roaring success with students

Any student with access to the Internet has a world of information at their fingertips. Often still in short supply, however, are the hands-on experiences that give that information meaning and relevance to life. When the New Jersey Army National . . .

Robotics helps rural Appalachia students make career connections

By Sam Warwick, Robotics Adviser and Teacher, Heritage High School, Maryville, TN Sam.Warwick@blountk12.org Editor’s Note: Pitsco Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) member Sam Warwick teaches technology and engineering at Heritage High School . . .

Business education

Pryor, OK, teachers educate students – and themselves – about hub of local economy

Additional MidAmerica STEM Alliance article: STEM: ‘future-proofing the workforce’ (Leadership Perspective) PRYOR, OK – Some people “can’t see the forest for the trees,” or so the saying goes. . . .

Workforce education

New Florida law requires career education and planning at the middle level

Additional Title IV/Florida articles: Title IV grant funds for coding, robotics About Title IV-A of ESSA enrichment grants TALLAHASSEE, FL – A new Florida education law calls for much more than expanded high school and . . .

About Title IV-A of ESSA enrichment grants

Additional Title IV/Florida articles: Title IV grant funds for coding, robotics Workforce education Editor’s Note: The following information is from the Title IV-A Coalition ( titleiva.org ), an alliance composed of . . .

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, . . .