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2011-08-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The lessons learned in mathematics and science classes last spring may not help students figure out how to stretch their summer vacation a few days longer. However, calculators and handheld learning tools from Texas Instruments will help outfit 7-12th graders for their fall classes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/DA51691) Texas Instruments fall line of fashionable calculators and learning tools help outfit students for the new...

2011-07-11 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You can take the student out of biology class for the summer, but you can't take biology out of the world around them. Whether at the lake, the park or their own backyard, students can take advantage of the long break to learn more about how living systems work. "The study of biology is becoming more and more important in understanding the world around us," said Erick Archer, science subject matter specialist for Texas Instruments Education Technology....

2011-07-01 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer in full swing, thoughts of beakers and Bunsen burners in chemistry class are far from most students' thoughts. But with the Fourth of July holiday just around the corner, they might want to break out the Periodic Table of Elements to discover the colorful connections between chemistry and the brilliant displays overhead. "The study of chemistry helps students see the visible world in a different way once they discover it's 100 percent based...

2011-06-21 14:56:00

DALLAS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From rollercoasters to the mechanics of lenses, summer presents an opportune time for students to explore physics in the world around them. To help students make the most of summer learning, Texas Instruments is posting physics-themed activities on its Facebook page throughout this week to aid students in connecting science concepts with real-world learning experiences. Through these activities, students will be able to discover applications of...

2011-03-10 10:00:00

DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of its new high-resolution, backlit color-display TI-Nspire(TM) CX handhelds and TI-Nspire(TM) Lab Cradle, Texas Instruments makes it easier for science educators to bring the interactivity of TI's Nspired Learning to the science classroom. TI brings together TI-Nspire CX handhelds and software, TI-Nspire Lab Cradle and the new Vernier DataQuest(TM) application for TI-Nspire to create the TI-Nspire(TM) Lab Station. Using the...

2011-02-25 10:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its quest to support math and science educators in achieving learning goals for their students, Texas Instruments rolls out its Nspired Learning solution with the introduction of the new color-display TI-Nspire(TM) CX handheld. With the Nspired Learning solution, teachers are able to build their own interactive and engaging math and science classrooms. The TI-Nspire CX handheld is the cornerstone of the Nspired Learning solution. The TI-Nspire CX...

2010-12-09 10:12:00

DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- No gift continues giving more than education. Students writing holiday wish lists might be reluctant to request a tool for math and science class, but involved parents understand the importance of equipping their children with the means to advance their educational careers and still be cool about it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/DA15025) The right tool could make the difference between fully understanding key concepts and just...


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