Say Goodbye to Math Homework Anxiety
Texas Instruments, Tutor.com offer free online tutoring with purchase of a TI graphing calculator
DALLAS and NEW YORK.- Homework blues got you down before the school year even starts? Parents and students who buy a Texas Instruments (TI) graphing calculator can breathe easier with free online math tutoring from Tutor.com.
Students who purchase a TI graphing calculator, including the latest TI-NspireTM calculator, will receive 25 minutes of access to online math tutors by redeeming their calculator’s electronic serial number at www.tutor.com/ti. When combined with Tutor.com’s free 25 minute trial offer, students can receive a total of 50 minutes of online tutoring and homework help services free.
Having access to math experts and graphing calculators at home benefits students and parents alike when homework time comes around. According to a Mom Central survey commissioned by Tutor.com, 88 percent of moms are asked to help with homework at least one or two times per week, and 67 percent go online in search of homework help at least once a week.
Research* also shows that students do better in math when they use graphing calculators both at school and at home. The TI-Nspire graphing calculator includes computer-like features and enhancements shown to deepen students’ understanding of math. It is extremely portable and includes document capabilities and 20MB of storage which allow work to be saved and stored for students to access at school, home or virtually anywhere they have time to study.
“With access to a TI graphing calculator and high-quality math resources from Tutor.com just a mouse-click away, we are giving parents tools to make a positive impact on their child’s math achievement that will benefit them for a lifetime,” said Melendy Lovett, president of Texas Instruments Education Technology.
“Using technology like the TI-Nspire graphing calculator and online math tutoring are ways that parents can help their children succeed in school,” said George Cigale, Founder and CEO of Tutor.com. “As a parent of three, I know how important immediate, one-on-one homework assistance can be when you are just as lost as your child. We are excited that TI is working with us to provide parents and students with these vital tools.”
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