Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: If the Line Fits

Published on 06/18/2010

Activity Overview

This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and the use of symbolic algebra to represent real world situations.

Students will use Activity Center to contribute equations that model a linear relationship and then use a class average best fit line to solve problems.

Before the Activity

  • Set up your TI-Navigator System
  • Make sure you are familiar with the basic functions of TI-Navigator: Send to Class, Collect from Class, Screen Capture, Quick Poll, and Activity Center
  • Review the attached .pdf
  • Download the activity resource files to your computer
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Use symbolic algebra to represent situations and to solve problems, especially those that involve linear relationships
  • After the Activity

    Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.