To help combat the so-called “summer slide” and keep students’ STEM skills sharp, Texas Instruments (TI) is excited to launch a summer STEM tour, kicking off today at C.E. Williams Middle School for Creative and Scientific Arts in Charleston, South Carolina. From now through September, TI’s STEM squad will visit school campuses across the country, offering project-based learning activities that make important STEM concepts relevant in real-world, meaningful ways. TI will also host live, virtual field trips throughout the summer to give even more students an opportunity to engage with STEM.
“Learning doesn’t have to end when the last school bell rings,” said Peter Balyta, president of TI Education Technology. “Summer is an ideal time for students to experiment with math, science and even basic engineering, without the added pressure of grades or tests. TI’s summer STEM activities were designed with fun in mind, knowing that during the summer break, we need to work even harder to keep students engaged with STEM.”
To explore TI’s summer STEM resources and activities visit: https://education.ti.com/en/resources/stem
*Excerpted from “Doesn’t Every Child Deserve a Memorable Summer?,” published by the National Summer Learning Association.
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