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CASIO OFFERS STUDENTS FREE ONLINE TUTORING SESSION THROUGH TUTORJAM.COM WITH PURCHASE OF ANY CASIO CALCULATOR
Casio Partners with Premier Tutoring Service, TutorJam to Provide 45 Minutes of Support
DOVER, NJ, JULY 08, 2009 - Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with TutorJam® — a premier educational company offering classroom support 24 hours a day, seven days a week through online tutoring programs for students in K-12, Advanced Placement and college level courses. With the purchase of any Casio calculator, students will receive 45 minutes of safe, online tutoring from highly qualified and trained K-12 and college educators.
Through TutorJam’s secure e-learning platform, students receive one-on-one help understanding complex math concepts, assistance with homework assignments or help preparing for upcoming exams. There are several tutoring programs to choose from and each includes personalized, one-on-one tutoring in a safe and secure learning environment. Additionally, when creating an account with TutorJam, students can book sessions which best fit into their schedule, review past tutoring sessions in preparation for an upcoming test and access practice tests and study materials, which are all part of the TutorJam curriculum.
Upon purchasing any Casio calculator, students can visit www.TutorJam.com/Casio to receive their free 45 minute tutoring session. Students simply sign in using the Casio calculator model information to register their product. Once registration is complete, the student can book a study session with a trained educator.
“Casio is always looking for new ways to encourage students to excel and gain confidence in their abilities,” says Greg Yurchuk, Director of Marketing of Casio’s Education Division. “We are thrilled to partner with TutorJam to offer students an incentive to build upon their foundation in math.”
Students are not the only ones who benefit from a TutorJam account. Parents have the ability to view their child’s progress report and speak with the tutor to obtain feedback, make special requests or ask questions. Additionally, administrators and educators can observe how students are using the tutoring services and how effective the program is in meeting the student’s needs. Virtual teacher/parent-conferences can be held for parents to receive weekly announcements from their child’s tutor.
“TutorJam online tutoring programs are a great fit for busy parents since students work with a qualified educator in the comfort of their own home,” says Nathan Arora, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TutorJam.com. “We are thrilled to work with Casio on this wonderful partnership that benefits students, parents and educators.”
For more information on how to improve students’ educational abilities both inside and outside the classroom, visit www.CasioEducation.com.
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About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions, established in 1957. Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
TutorJam is the premier educational services company for K-12 and college students, offering 24/7 online tutoring programs for students in K-12, AP classes, and college. Using a secure, web-based e-learning platform, TutorJam’s highly qualified tutors deliver one-on-one personalized instruction across all subject areas, including math, science, English, and social studies. For more information visit: www.tutorjam.com.