Discover STEM/STEAM Wonders: Embracing Innovation

By Abi Dreyer / November 07, 2023

Greetings, explorers of the STEM universe!

Mark your calendars because November 8 heralds the arrival of National STEM/STEAM Day! Get ready to embark on an exhilarating expedition into the realms of innovation and discovery. On this special day, we celebrate the profound impact of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEM/STEAM) in the lives of young learners.

At first glance, it might seem like just another entry in the calendar of national observances, but STEM Day is far more than that. It holds immense significance, especially for our dedicated educators.

Inspiring Futures

National STEM Day offers educators a unique platform to demonstrate the real-world implications of STEM. Teachers can guide their students to focus on problem-solving, teamwork, and perseverance, sparking inspiration that could shape their future paths. It’s about fostering a mindset that encourages resilience and fuels a passion for exploration.

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Captivating Engagement

Engaging students with captivating STEM activities is key to nurturing their curiosity. By designing activities that resonate with their interests, we can create authentic connections between students and STEM fields. These interactions foster genuine enthusiasm, making learning a delightful journey of discovery.

For instance, get inspired by Chocolate-covered learning: Seven STEM activities for kids or for younger learners you might try The Dot: Read-Aloud STEM kits.

Opening the Doors to Careers

One of the most significant impacts of this celebration is its ability to unveil diverse career opportunities. For many students, these paths remain undiscovered until exposed by their teachers. By introducing them to various professions, we empower them to explore their true calling, equipping them with insights that can shape their future careers.

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Consider working with your local businesses and industry all year round to fill workforce gaps in your area.


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Erica Lopez-Negrete Smith
Illinois Sales
800-835-0686
elopez@pitsco.com

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Illuminate enthusiasm for learning with LUMA

LUMA, Pitsco Education’s newest programmable robot for students in Grades 4-6, is in stock and ready to ship!

Designed to get your students excited about computer science learning, it has everything you need to get started. This classroom-ready, cross-curricular robot is an awesome introduction to real-world computer science and career exploration, and we can’t wait for students to try it out.

Explore and shop LUMA at www.pitsco.com/LUMA today.

When shopping directly with Pitsco Education, don’t forget to use code AEPACTE at checkout for your exclusive 2% discount. Valid through May 2026.


Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Erica Lopez-Negrete Smith
Illinois Sales
800-835-0686
elopez@pitsco.com

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Full STEAM Ahead With Pitsco

DREAM IT. BUILD IT. ACHIEVE IT. STEAM IT.  

Engineering and creativity lead the way in this open-ended and all-inclusive kit! The STEAM Builder Bin can be used for a range of educational concepts – from design and construction to implementing the engineering design process.

  • Endless Opportunities – Potentially hundreds of different builds in one kit
  • Prompts – 15 categories of open-ended Idea cards
  • Level Up – Idea cards have three difficulty levels for self-paced learning
  • To Each Their Own – Every student has a unique outcome
  • Teacher Friendly – You get Teacher Tips to guide students through the engineering design process
  • Storage – A durable, stackable bin and compartment to keep things tidy

STEAM ON with the new STEAM Builder Bin!


When shopping directly with Pitsco Education, be sure to enter AEPA22 at checkout for the exclusive discount of 2% off your purchase along with free shipping on orders of $50 or more!

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Preston Frazier
Illinois Sales
800-835-0686 Ext. 4559
pfrazier@pitsco.com

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