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

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

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: Middle School, FUNDING, ROBOTICS, Resources, Careers

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

Posted by Admin 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: IN THE CLASSROOM, Competitions, FUNDING, ROBOTICS, Teacher Resources

STEM Expeditions® – active learning, plus career exploration

Posted by Melissa Karsten on October 27, 2017

Note: Based on a Network article by Pat Forbes.

What if daily classroom activities got your students truly excited about learning? And, even better, what if they could explore careers – not one or two careers, but dozens, while engaged in hands-on STEM activities? What better way to make lessons relevant than connecting what the students are learning to everyday life and careers that use that knowledge?

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, FUNDING, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, STEM