Teacher Tips

  • Every new Pitsco lab harbors a tangible sense of excitement. Teachers are eager to try this new way of teaching, and students are enthusiastic about getting their hands on the engaging activities. However, the curriculum is new, and there are lots of materials to manage. The teacher inevitably wonders how to navigate in this sea of newness. This is where Pitsco Professional Services come into...

  • To Pitsco Module teachers: Yes! SIM merges into Synergy ITC, and updated ITC help and monthly videos coming soon!

  • Make the most of your time machines with instruction, evaluation, and tutoring...

  • Be a team player: share Missions with your colleagues!

  • Pitsco Expeditions, zSpace deliver powerful hands-on, eyes on curriculum experience for the perfect STEM ed combo...

  • How far should you let students go with technology use in the classroom?

  • Access Help file and read Teaching Tips... These are just two ways to get the year off to a great start; call for help anytime.

  • If you find yourself in need of some assistance in your Pitsco lab, you have an experienced customer service team at your disposal and numerous ways to reach us. #PitscoEducation

  • We hope that by this point in the school year things are running smoothly in your lab, but if you find yourself in need of some assistance...

  • Consider complementary curriculum to supplement your Missions lab. Here are some hands-on STEM solutions using Elementary STEM units, Phonics: Animals in motion, and STEM in the Gym... #STEM #PitscoMissions

  • The exploding Common Core Hot Dog! A lesson learned with some laughter about the solar oven.

  • Raise the Missions bar in the second semester – new expectations, better classroom management strategies!

  • Learn about the Synergy ITC messaging feature.

  • Jerry Peterson of Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO, along with other Pitsco TAG members who work in Mission labs, provide examples of how they extend their students' experiences.

  • A game plan to make next fall infinitely easier #PitscoModules

  • It's never too early to dream about careers #PitscoMissions

  • By allowing his students to work on restoration of an electric bike, Teacher Joe Reed helped keep them motivated for their other classes at Burbank (CA) Middle School. #PitscoModules

  • Practice the 'gradual release of instruction' - It's the best way to build students' confidence through problem solving.

  • Practical Skills Module teaches the basics #PitscoModules

  • Washy Willy and Scrubby Bubby - Old washing machines serve as teaching tools in homemade module. #PitscoModules