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Engaging and Empowering Students

Inner-City Ed: From Cradle to Career

Operation Breakthrough addresses opportunity gaps for underprivileged beginning in pre-K

KANSAS CITY, MO – Don’t tell Mary Esselman that some kids can’t learn as well as others because of the bad hand life has dealt them. She’s experienced some tough environments and knows better, and besides, she doesn’t . . .

ESSER Funding Enables Summer School Fun in Oklahoma

MIDWEST CITY, OK – In a topsy-turvy world dominated by COVID, nothing has been a surprise. Not even elementary-age students eager to be in classrooms nearly every Wednesday during their summer break. Of course, there’s a logical . . .

‘The Big Talk of Summer School Was the STEM Program.’

School district in Detroit suburb achieves summer goal of ‘playful learning’

REDFORD, MI – A parent’s Facebook comment was all that South Redford Elementary Curriculum Coordinator Michelle Chase needed to confirm what she had been hearing in bits and pieces from summer school teachers in this Detroit suburb . . .

South Carolina STEAM Camp Students Ask to Stay Longer

Solar cars, kites, and Arduino kits expose kids to careers and key concepts

ROCK HILL, SC – When Rock Hill Schools wanted to create a summer camp that would give incoming sixth through ninth graders relevant STEAM experiences, they knew they would need engaging, hands-on sessions and products to keep the students active.

Reaching and teaching

Addition of Spanish instructions, paper straws help GO STEM meet students’ needs

Additional pandemic article: A pandemic can’t stop hands-on learning LA GRANDE, OR – When the Greater Oregon (GO) STEM hub received nearly $20,000 in COVID-response grant funding, Pitsco Education quickly surfaced as a . . .

Joining forces

Early results promising for businesses and education collaborating in NC

Additional STEM East Region articles: Employers on board with STEM East Locally grown engineers Engineers agree: There’s no substitute for hands-on education Beefing up health care job exposure through early . . .

Hands-on STREAM Missions help boost science scores

STAAR pass rate for fifth graders in San Diego, TX, shoots up 23 percent

Who says homework isn’t effective? Amanda Morgan, the STEM coordinator for San Diego (TX) ISD, did her homework researching the Pitsco Education STREAM Missions, ensuring that the hands-on, standards-based content would apply the concepts fifth . . .

STEM after school: MORE Dothan

After-school program in line with district goals in Dothan, AL

At a glance After-school programs in Dothan school district reinforce and expand on the content students learn in class. The programs were made possible largely thanks to a Twenty-First Century Grant. DOTHAN, AL - The after-school . . .