Education Technology

Lists & Spreadsheet connection to Graphs & Geometry

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This activity is intended to be an introduction to the TI-Nspire Lists and Spreadsheets feature and could be used for students, preservice teachers, and teachers. Participants will begin by putting data on a spreadsheet and using a formula to find additional values. Create a scatter plot and find a line of best fit.
Concepts:
Linear function, spreadsheet, scatter plot, regression equation

Before the Activity

Teacher preparation
Define, discuss, and bring in examples of linear functions as well as spreadsheets.

During the Activity

Classroom management tips
Work in pairs or small group for assistance and collaboration.