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K-12 student contest: Design a holly, jolly, and creative card!

Posted by Melissa Karsten on November 15, 2018

Last year was the first time Pitsco had a student design our holiday greeting that was sent to thousands of people, and we loved it so much that we decided to do it again this year.

Besides bragging rights, the winning student will be sent a $50 Walmart gift card, and a $100 Pitsco store credit will go to the teacher who submits the winning artwork. 

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Giveaways, Culture, STEM, Activities, STEAM, Art, Contest

What’s your teaching type? Find out here!

Posted by Pam Scifers on September 14, 2018

Let’s get personal, shall we? 

And since Im the one asking, I’ll volunteer to go first. I’m a wife, mother, daughter, sister, Taurus (to a T), marketer, food nerd, home design student, sports enthusiast, dog-loving gal. In my role at Pitsco, I strive to create personalized, meaningful experiences that resonate with our teachers and make a difference in your classrooms and students’ lives. I’m a planner and strive for routine, but I find myself juggling, problem-solving, and reprioritizing my ever-growing to-do list every . . . single . . . day.

As an educator, I’m sure at least that last part sounds somewhat familiar.

Which brings us back to the personal part . . . what type of teacher are you?

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Giveaways, STEM, Resources, Teacher Development, Professional Development

The Big Book of teacher resources

Posted by Melissa Karsten on January 15, 2018

Do you have a stash of your favorite catalogs in a drawer, on a shelf, or on your desk somewhere? It might surprise you in today’s digital world, but many people do. Technology has brought us a long way – have you seen our new mobile-responsive website?! But theres something about flipping through catalog pages to get your shopping and exploration started! Thats why Pitsco continues to mail our catalogs and make them available digitally too.

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Topics: Tags?, IN THE CLASSROOM, Giveaways, Makerspaces, STEM, Resources

12HollyDays are back: 12 days. 24 gifts. Enter now!

Posted by Melissa Karsten on November 29, 2017

What’s more fun than giving away a gift at Christmastime to a friend or family member? Not much. So, we’re joining in on the fun! We’ll be gifting 24 items to our Pitsco friends and family throughout the first 12 days of December.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, ROBOTICS, Teacher Resources, Giveaways, Resources

Contest opportunity for students: Calling the holly, jolly, and creative!

Posted by Melissa Karsten on October 19, 2017

We couldn’t be more excited to announce our Christmas Card Contest – and see your students’ creative minds at work! Your student’s design might become the 2017 Pitsco Education Christmas Card! The winning design will be the centerpiece for our holiday greeting that is sent to thousands of people. How cool is that?

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, Elementary School, High School, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, Giveaways