Actress Mayim Bialik and Former NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin Talk STEM Education at Texas Instruments 25th Annual T3

    Actress Mayim Bialik and Former NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin Talk STEM
    Education at Texas Instruments 25th Annual T3 International Conference

TI's premier professional development event for math and science educators
offers innovative ways to integrate technology and content into classrooms to
increase student understanding and achievement

PR Newswire

DALLAS, March 6, 2013

DALLAS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Instruments (TI) 25^th Annual
Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T^3) International Conference will open
and close with inspiring STEM-focused keynotes, kicking off with a welcome
address by former astronaut and NFL player Leland Melvin and ending with a big
bang when actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik takes the stage.

The 25^th annual T^3 International Conference brings together education
experts, thought leaders, and math and science teachers with more than 400
sessions covering the most relevant topics in education today. Educators can
also participate in sessions about integrating TI's math and science learning
technology and content into their classrooms, including the new TI-84 Plus C
Silver Edition and the recently-announced TI-Nspire^TM Apps for iPad.

"For 25 years, TI and the T^3 organization have provided the best professional
development resources for educators around the world. Classroom education
technology has evolved tremendously over the years, and TI has been at the
forefront of this evolution providing professional development and training
for tens of thousands of educators each year," said Melendy Lovett, president
of Texas Instruments Education Technology. "We have seen an explosion in the
integration of new technologies that are helping students touch math and
science in ways we only dreamed of 25 years ago. Though our technology has
changed throughout the years, our commitment to supporting educators remains
the same by providing quality professional development that enables
mathematics and science educators to be successful in the classroom."

To celebrate the 25^th anniversary of the T^3 International Conference, TI is
offering a special, limited-time $25.00 discount on its all-in-one TI-Nspire
Apps for iPad March 6-10, 2013.*

"The enthusiasm of the educators attending T^3 International is just thick in
the air. Everyone is so excited about what they're learning and getting to
re-connect with our T^3 family each year," said Jill Gough, Atlanta-based math
educator and T^3 Instructor. "We count on each other for motivation and
encouragement. This is the place to share ideas and experiences, and we can be
globally connected in our own education to help further the education of our
students."

"Our goal for the T^3 International Conference is to provide educators with
the right tools and resources that are critical to both their daily classroom
instruction and the long-term success of their students," said Lovett.
"Attendees will have numerous opportunities to learn from and network with
some of the best math and science educators from around the world, then take
home ideas and strategies they can implement in their classrooms immediately."

Download the T^3 International Conference App
TI is offering a T^3 International Conference App for iPhone and iPad to help
teachers navigate the conference and get the most of the T^3 experience.

For more information on the T^3 International Conference or to register, visit
http://education.ti.com/en/us/professional-development/t3-philadelphia.

*The TI-Nspire App for iPad and TI-Nspire CAS App for iPad are available for
$4.99 each from the App Store on iPad or at www.AppStore.com March 6-10,
2013. Detailed information about the TI-Nspire Apps for iPad, including a
brief video overview, is available at education.ti.com/ipad.

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About Texas Instruments
Education Technology, a business of Texas Instruments, provides a wide range
of tools connecting the classroom experience with real-world applications,
helping students and teachers to explore mathematics and science
interactively. TI's products and services are tested vigorously against
recognized third-party research, which shows that the use of graphing
calculators helps improve the mathematical skills of students and their
attitudes toward mathematics. For more information, visit education.ti.com.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) helps customers solve problems and develop new
electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more
fun. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through manufacturing,
design and sales operations in more than 30 countries. For more information,
visit www.ti.com.

SOURCE Texas Instruments

Website: http://www.ti.com
Contact: Mari Hancock, GolinHarris for Texas Instruments, +1-713-513-9574,
mhancock@golinharris.com
 
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