TAG, you’re it! Apply now for our Teacher Advisory Group

Posted by Admin on October 17, 2017

Are you passionate about hands-on education? Are you interested in getting your hands on the latest robotics technology before it even hits the market? Do you like the idea of using your classroom expertise to shape products that will be used by educators around the globe? Are you active with colleagues, peers, and education organizations on Twitter or Facebook?

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, Elementary School, High School, ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, ROBOTICS, Teacher Resources, Makerspaces, Collaborations

What's new from Pitsco in 2017?

Posted by Lisa Paterni on January 26, 2017

Happy New Year! OK, it might be too late into 2017 by now to officially say that, but I’d like to sincerely wish all of you well in this coming year. We’re excited about all that 2017 has to offer and would like to share a few things we have in the pipeline.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, ROBOTICS

Every student can succeed

Posted by Matt Frankenbery on January 25, 2017

“The only constant is change.” Nothing could be more true in the world of an educator! As we say goodbye to 2016, we’re also preparing to say goodbye to the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and hello to its replacement, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), in 2017. Overall, ESSA will give states greater control over their education policy, which most see as a positive move. No matter the state, the impact of ESSA will create a stronger focus on well-rounded learning for every child, college and career readiness, and high-quality education.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, Elementary School, ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Take time to focus on your trade from a distance

Posted by Scott Rutledge on December 13, 2016

Christmas is a busy time of year – for educators, for parents, for students, and for us as we all work to tie up loose ends and find time to celebrate the holidays at the same time. I hope you're all weathering the end-of-year stress with the many hats you wear, keeping students engaged in the classroom when attention spans are low and balancing life away from the school hallways.

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Topics: ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

I don't think we're in Kansas anymore . . .

Posted by Admin on November 30, 2016

The temperatures might be quickly cooling off in this corner of Kansas, but my thoughts are still on a recent warmer, sunnier time. In late June, I traveled with Mohit Abraham, our International Sales Manager, to the Dominican Republic to meet with STEM UM, an education dealer, to learn more about how they serve teachers and define success.

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Topics: ADMINISTRATION & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP