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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 rmuller@pitsco.com 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 . . .