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CASIO EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR TEACHERS WITH WIDE VARIETY OF EDUCATION PRODUCTS
Casio Calculators, Projectors and Electronic Musical Instruments Provide Comprehensive Offerings for Multiple Subject Areas
DOVER, NJ, MAY 4, 2015–It is Teacher’s Appreciation Week and Casio America, Inc., a leader and innovator in the education space, is helping educators achieve their goals by providing a full portfolio of products that address their needs across multiple subject areas including math, music and more.
“At Casio we are committed to providing teachers with forward-thinking products that help to enhance the overall learning process while also complementing a variety of teaching styles,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America, Inc. “Teachers devote their lives to giving students the tools needed to succeed and we want to make sure we are doing the same for them.”
Equipped with advanced technological functions and easy-to-use features, Casio’s portfolio of calculators, projectors and electronic musical instruments help educators guide students to success in the classroom. Casio’s newest education offerings include:
- Scientific and Graphing Calculators: Casio’s scientific and graphing calculators are available in a wide variety of colors, and are designed for elementary, middle and high school students focusing on subjects such as General Math, Trigonometry, Statistics, Algebra, Geometry, and Physics. Casio’s newest scientific calculator, the ClassWiz fx-991EX, which is the industry’s first unit with spreadsheet functionality, enables users to create spreadsheets with up to five columns and 45 rows (a maximum of 170 data items). This calculator is also able to convert graphs into QR codes which can be displayed on a projector screen, allowing teachers and students to work together seamlessly.
- Fostering Education Series: Casio’s Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks, empowers educators and helps foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math instruction through the use of appropriate tools. The Fostering Series includes ‘Fostering Mathematic Thinking in the Middle Grades,’ ‘Fostering STEM Education,’ ‘Fostering Algebraic Thinking,’ ‘Fostering Statistical Thinking’ and more.
- EcoLite™ XJ-V1 Projector: The recently launched EcoLite XJ-V1 is a budget-friendly projector that is powered by Casio's industry leading LampFree® Laser & LED Hybrid Light Source. Casio’s XJ-V1 features a throw ratio of 1.54-1.71:1 and delivers reliable long-term operation, exceptional image quality, 2700 lumens of brightness and connectivity and is ideal for use in classrooms.
- Sound EFX Sampling Keyboards: Casio’s Sound EFX sampling keyboards are jam-packed with features that are both fun and educational such as a Step Up Lesson System, 400 tones, 150 rhythms, 110 built-in songs, USB capabilities and an auxiliary input for connecting to a MP3 player. Equipped with a long/short sampling mode, users can also record audio with a built-in microphone which then can be played back from the keyboard to create their own music. Select models also offer lighted keys including the LK-170, LK-175 and LK-260.
For additional information on Casio’s full portfolio of education resources, please visit www.casio.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, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.