Grant yourself an easy summer

Posted by Patty Cooke on May 18, 2018

As the school year winds down, our thoughts turn to summer vacations, relaxing by the pool, and catching up on some good reads.

Well . . . maybe not everyone’s thoughts are there quite yet. For teachers, summers are also often filled with professional development, room organization, and curriculum prep for the following year.

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Topics: FUNDING, Grants, STEM, Science, Teacher Resources

Student garden expansion project – Highland Elementary

Posted by Cody White on April 23, 2018

A good education bears fruits in later life. But it can also bear fruits – not to mention vegetables and flowers – in the here and now.

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Topics: Future Ready, Social and emotional learning, Trends, STEM, Science, Collaborations, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, FUNDING, Elementary School

Resources to fund classrooms – show me the money!

Posted by Melissa Karsten on March 02, 2018

Based on an article by Pat Forbes published in February-March 2018 issue of The Pitsco Network.

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Topics: Teacher Development, Resources, ROBOTICS, Professional Development, FUNDING

What can you do with your Title I funds?

Posted by Patty Cooke on January 11, 2018

Note: Based on a Network article by Pat Forbes

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Topics: Resources, ROBOTICS, FUNDING, Middle School, Careers

Pitsco Grants benefit classrooms, libraries, and robotics teams in 2017

Posted by PJ Graham on November 21, 2017

At Pitsco, we love awarding a $350 grant to one deserving educator every month. Sometimes, it goes to a traditional classroom; other times, it goes to a librarian or robotics mentor who goes above and beyond. We’ve followed up with a few of the 2017 recipients to discover what they chose with their grant funds and how it’s worked out for their programs.

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Topics: Competitions, FUNDING, IN THE CLASSROOM, ROBOTICS, Teacher Resources