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Staycation: Tourist in your own home

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2020

Things are locked down, and it’s tough. I’m antsy at home, and I want to get away, see things, and stop postponing trips. My partner and I even bought a new-to-us camper recently, hoping we’d be able to utilize it for Memorial Day, only to find out that the campgrounds near us that are open (and encouraging social distancing) are already booked for every weekend this month! What do I do? How do I scratch my itch?

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Topics: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Culture, STEM, Trends, Resources, Activities, Hands-on Learning

Spring cleaning made easier! Thank you, technology!

Posted by Admin on March 19, 2020

Spring is almost here! With it comes rain, warmer weather, and that itch to soak up the sun that seems to have hidden from us for so long. If you’re anything like me, the to-do list of spring cleaning has gotten long and, with the glimpses of sunshine, I just don’t want to do any of it. Thank goodness technology can make getting through that chore list a little easier and much quicker! So, here’s a look at some of the technology behind products we use in our daily lives and ways to help bring that tech into your students’ lives!

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, ROBOTICS, Technology, Engineering, Coding, Authentic Learning, Activities, TETRIX Robotics, Hands-on Learning, innovate, Inquiry-based Learning

Random acts of kindness: Spreading joy in the classroom

Posted by Admin on February 17, 2020

When I was a teenager, I remember going into town with my mom right around Valentine’s Day. There were some construction workers near the main intersection. As we ran our errands, my mom decided to buy a bag candy. As we came back through that intersection, she handed me the bag of candy and made me get out of the car to go give candy to the workers and wish them a good day.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, Resources, Teacher Development, Authentic Learning, Activities, Hands-on Learning

Inside Pitsco: National Hobby Month

Posted by Admin on January 30, 2020

In such a busy world permeated with things we feel like we must do, hobbies can feel like yet another task that just eat up our precious free time. But, having a hobby can bring so many benefits to life. With January as National Hobby Month, we wanted to share some of our coworkers’ own pastimes to inspire you!

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Topics: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Culture, Trends, Activities, 21st Century Skills, Art

2020 Big Book roundup

Posted by Admin on January 27, 2020

The year 2020 is sure to bring some pretty awesome things to life – and all of us here at Pitsco Education can confirm that this year we are thrilled to offer more STEM products that will make 2020 epic!

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, Makerspace, STEM, Resources, Teacher Development, STEM Units, Activities, Maker Ed, Hands-on Learning, STEAM