Blog Posts

Navigating the future: 5 ways to incorporate computer science education into classrooms

Posted by Abi Dreyer on December 06, 2023

Computer Science Education Week (CSEd Week) has arrived! Historically, this week is celebrated every December beginning in 2009. To celebrate, let’s dive into the world of computers, coding, and endless possibilities. After the first personal computer became available in 1973, the use of technology has grown and become an essential part of everyday life for many of us. So, let’s discuss how computer science has also developed to become a vital part of a student’s education and future career.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, Elementary School, ROBOTICS, Technology, Careers, Coding, 21st Century Skills, Hands-on Learning, Early Childhood

STEM Excellence Recognized: Pitsco’s Award-Winning Products Shine in Educators Pick!

Posted by Kate Radell on August 31, 2023

As summer draws to a close, there’s always an array of new and exciting things happening. Kids are gearing up to start a new school year, teachers are prepping their lesson plans, and parents, perhaps, are savoring a little extra free time on their hands. Meanwhile, at Pitsco, we’re celebrating two of our products – LUMA and the Drone Maker Kit – for winning the Educators Pick Best of STEM® 2023 Awards!

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, ROBOTICS, Technology, STEM, Careers, Coding

Little hands, BIG learning! Explore the senses (PreK-2 activity)

Posted by Corinne Pachl on April 04, 2022

This week is a BIG one for us here at Pitsco! We’re celebrating the release of our second-ever Little Book catalog, AND it’s NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child (WOYC)!

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Elementary School, Social and emotional learning, Hands-on Learning, Inquiry-based Learning

What else is new in early learning? Engaging activities for preK-2

Posted by Preston Frazier on March 24, 2022

Hi all! If you recall, I recently wrote a blog about our early-learning activity bundles recommended for Grades PreK-2. You know, those fun and engaging activities that really encourage playful learning and organic exploration?

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Elementary School, Engineering, Hands-on Learning, STEAM

Top 10 reasons for STEM in early childhood education

Posted by Admin on March 11, 2022

In late 2020, we announced the addition of products that would support hands-on early learning in partnership with TTS International. In 2021, we released our first Little Book and added pre-K educators to Pitsco TAG. We’ve had a chance to connect with more educators and add new friends to the Pitsco family. And now we have an Early Childhood catalog. Time surely does fly when you’re having fun! 

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Elementary School, Science, Social and emotional learning, 21st Century Skills, STEAM, Math