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Texas Instruments Announces Fall T3 Regional Conferences

Sep 15, 2011

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments has announced its fall 2011 schedule of regional Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) conferences for math and science teachers. The one and two-day conferences feature sessions led by educators experienced in effective use of TI technology. Topics focus on developing pedagogy, building content knowledge, and increasing technology skills for math and science instruction.

T3 Regional Conferences are open to all middle grades to university educators who are interested in using educational technology to enhance teaching and learning in mathematics and science. Attendees network with teachers from across the region. Sessions include demonstrations as well as hands-on participation activities. Teachers receive ready-to-use classroom activities and ideas for how to help students learn with TI technology.

"T3 conferences are designed to give educators an opportunity to enhance their content knowledge and learn new pedagogy skills from experienced teachers," said Gayle Mujica, director of the T3 professional development organization. "T3 regional conferences are a great way to experience professional learning close to home."

Regional Conferences are scheduled this fall in Mississippi, Texas, New York and California. The Mississippi conference is scheduled for Sept. 16-17 in conjunction with the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics' fall conference. The Texas event is scheduled for Sept. 24 and will be hosted by Texas Woman's University. The New York regional event is scheduled for Oct. 27-29 in conjunction with the 61st annual Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State fall conference. The California event is scheduled for Dec. 2-4 in conjunction with the California Mathematics Council's CMC North Conference.

Conference costs vary by location. For more information, visit http://education.ti.com/calculators/pd/US/In-Your-Area/Regional-Conferences.

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