Casio, Inc. Announces an Educational Technology Curriculum Training For Teachers Nationwide

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from Casio, Inc.

    DOVER, N.J., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio, Inc. of Dover, NJ is pleased
 to announce Educational Technology Curriculums "etc ... ", which consists of
 Curriculum-oriented workshops for teachers designed by Clemson University and
 University of Dallas.  The target of each will be to help integrate technology
 into the Math and Science classroom.  All of the "etc ... " curriculums have
 been aligned with individual "state standards" (log on to
 http://www.Explorasource.com to see what curriculums have been aligned with
 your state standards), and in some states teachers can receive continuous
 education credits.
     "Working with our distinguished panel of teachers, we've discovered that
 there is a gap between having technology in the classroom and utilizing the
 technology to open new worlds of learning", said Jim Gross, Director of
 Marketing for Casio, Inc's Education Products Group.   "Our "etc's ... "
 stress training in a team environment, as team work has been proven to be a
 far more effective way to help teachers develop the confidence needed to
 implement technology into the everyday classroom. We want teachers to
 'confidently' use Casio Classroom Technology to help students improve upon
 such needed life skills as building confidence, increasing problem solving
 skills, expand critical thinking, building productive teams, and improving
 communication.  All of these skills are vital to successful futures in the
 business world" continued Gross.
     Some of the distinguished panel of teachers includes: Dr. John Kenelly,
 Alumni Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Clemson University (emeritus)
 and President of IMO 2001, Inc.; Dr. Bob Horton, Assistant Professor of Math
 Education at Clemson University and a former Math Department Chairman for
 grades 7-12; Dr. William Leonard, Professor of  Science Education, Clemson
 University, who was listed among the "Top Twenty Science Educators in the
 United States" in a recent study by members of the National Association for
 Research in Science Teaching and Dr. Richard Olenick, Professor Physics and
 Chair of the Department at the University of Dallas and PI of the NSF
 comprehensive Conceptual Curriculum for Physics (C3P) Project.
     The following "etc ... " training institutes are available: Clemson
 Algebra Project, Clemson Biology Project, Clemson Calculus Project, Clemson
 Geometry Project, University of Dallas Integrated Physics & Chemistry Project,
 Clemson Middle School Mathematics project, Clemson Statistics Project and
 Digital Camera Project.  For more information on courses and schedule please
 visit http://www.casio.com.
 
     Casio, Inc., Dover, NJ is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd.,
 Tokyo, Japan.  Casio, Inc., with almost a half billion in sales, markets
 calculators, business organizers, handheld personal computers, keyboards,
 digital cameras, portable color TVs, timepieces (wrist technology), cash
 registers and other consumer products.
 
 

SOURCE Casio, Inc.
    DOVER, N.J., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio, Inc. of Dover, NJ is pleased
 to announce Educational Technology Curriculums "etc ... ", which consists of
 Curriculum-oriented workshops for teachers designed by Clemson University and
 University of Dallas.  The target of each will be to help integrate technology
 into the Math and Science classroom.  All of the "etc ... " curriculums have
 been aligned with individual "state standards" (log on to
 http://www.Explorasource.com to see what curriculums have been aligned with
 your state standards), and in some states teachers can receive continuous
 education credits.
     "Working with our distinguished panel of teachers, we've discovered that
 there is a gap between having technology in the classroom and utilizing the
 technology to open new worlds of learning", said Jim Gross, Director of
 Marketing for Casio, Inc's Education Products Group.   "Our "etc's ... "
 stress training in a team environment, as team work has been proven to be a
 far more effective way to help teachers develop the confidence needed to
 implement technology into the everyday classroom. We want teachers to
 'confidently' use Casio Classroom Technology to help students improve upon
 such needed life skills as building confidence, increasing problem solving
 skills, expand critical thinking, building productive teams, and improving
 communication.  All of these skills are vital to successful futures in the
 business world" continued Gross.
     Some of the distinguished panel of teachers includes: Dr. John Kenelly,
 Alumni Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Clemson University (emeritus)
 and President of IMO 2001, Inc.; Dr. Bob Horton, Assistant Professor of Math
 Education at Clemson University and a former Math Department Chairman for
 grades 7-12; Dr. William Leonard, Professor of  Science Education, Clemson
 University, who was listed among the "Top Twenty Science Educators in the
 United States" in a recent study by members of the National Association for
 Research in Science Teaching and Dr. Richard Olenick, Professor Physics and
 Chair of the Department at the University of Dallas and PI of the NSF
 comprehensive Conceptual Curriculum for Physics (C3P) Project.
     The following "etc ... " training institutes are available: Clemson
 Algebra Project, Clemson Biology Project, Clemson Calculus Project, Clemson
 Geometry Project, University of Dallas Integrated Physics & Chemistry Project,
 Clemson Middle School Mathematics project, Clemson Statistics Project and
 Digital Camera Project.  For more information on courses and schedule please
 visit http://www.casio.com.
 
     Casio, Inc., Dover, NJ is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd.,
 Tokyo, Japan.  Casio, Inc., with almost a half billion in sales, markets
 calculators, business organizers, handheld personal computers, keyboards,
 digital cameras, portable color TVs, timepieces (wrist technology), cash
 registers and other consumer products.
 
 SOURCE  Casio, Inc.