Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: What's My Line?

Activity Overview

This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and helps them understand the meaning of slope and y-intercept.

They will explore the relationships between symbolic expressions and graphs of lines by using Activity Center to contribute equations that have various slopes and y-intercepts.

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 attached activity resource files to your computer
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Explore relationships between symbolic expressions and graphs of lines, paying particular attention to the meaning of intercept and slope.
  • After the Activity

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