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Engaging and Empowering Students

Superintendent sees experiences as the answer

Passive learning is fleeting; hands-on learning is memorable and enjoyable

Leadership Perspective TPN: The Pitsco Network JL: Jon LeDoux, Superintendent, El Centro Elementary School District, CA Introduction: For the past 31 years, Jon LeDoux has served as an elementary school teacher, assistant principal, state . . .

Decking the halls in Dothan, AL, with STEM

By Ruthie Muller, Senior Outbound Marketing Manager and Systems Portfolio Manager It is difficult to teach our students how to become contributing citizens in the modern global economy when classrooms are stagnant and boring. . . .

Code Cube™ gives students control

When Natalie Vanderbeck was asked to help alpha and beta test a brand-new piece of educational technology – the Code Cube™ – she was quickly reminded that Pitsco Education has more in store than just a catalog of STEM learning . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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, . . .

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 . . .