Blog Posts

Move over R/C, there is a new way to control a robot!

Posted by Admin on January 31, 2019

It’s here, it’s finally here! With the delivery of the 2019 Big Book, Pitsco and TETRIX® Robotics released the much-anticipated TETRIX Tele-Op Control Module. The module connects to a TETRIX PRIZM® Robotics Controller and allows for remote control operation of your robot via Bluetooth. In layman’s terms (yep, this one is for me 😊), it serves as the go-between for transferring code from your PRIZM to the SONY PS4 DUALSHOCK 4 controller and its many buttons.

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Topics: ROBOTICS, News, Technology, Future Ready, TETRIX Robotics, 21st Century Skills

Meet the all NEW!

Posted by Jessica Born on December 14, 2017

Do you ever wonder what we did before the Internet and the World Wide Web? Before we had virtually everything at our fingertips? Knowledge, service, technical assistance, even household supplies and dinner can be delivered almost instantaneously. In my opinion, it is a seemingly strange blend of magic, technical prowess, and both artificial and human intelligence at work.

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Topics: IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, News, Technology, Resources

An educator's take: The NEW TETRIX® PULSE™ Robotics Controller

Posted by Jessica Born on September 11, 2017

In 2015, we introduced you to the TETRIX® PRIME building system, an affordable building system for students and builders ages 12 and up. It's designed for easy building and disassembling of a prototype in a single class period and allows for multiple design iterations quickly. Formerly, the robots' actions and movements were controlled with a wireless controller.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, ROBOTICS, News, STEM

Your STEM resource just got better!

Posted by Jessica Born on May 04, 2017

Hello there. We’re excited to introduce you to our new blog!

We’ve got a fresh look and a new feel. And we’re stoked about it! We hope you find it to be approachable, personal, and applicable. This is a space through which we’ll share tips and tricks for your classroom and real stories of real learning from educators and students across the world. We’ll also point you toward information and strategies about funding classroom materials and how to meet standards.

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Topics: IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, News