Education Technology

Getting Started with the TI-Navigator™ System: River of Life

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and is intended to help them develop the conceptual understanding of how to identify functions as linear or nonlinear and contrast their properties from tables, graphs, or equations.

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
  • Download the attached activity resource files to your computer
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of patterns with tables, graphs, words, and, when possible, symbolic rules


  • Directions:
  • Follow the activity procedures outlined in the attached .pdf document
  • After the Activity

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