Education Technology

Geometry and the TI-83+

Published on 01/15/2004

Activity Overview

The following are some examples of strategies that may be used to prepare students for the Geometry End of Course Test. You may find some of these helpful in instruction and some more useful in review. (Topics -- area, angle)

Before the Activity

Students should have access to either the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of calculators.

During the Activity

Students will use the applications Area Formula and What is my Angle to investigate basic geometry.

After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary