Education Technology

California CST Practice Exams - Math Algebra

Activity Overview

Students will use these LearningCheck™ item banks or TI-Nspire TNS files to prepare for the following exams - Algebra 1 and Algebra 2

Before the Activity

If you are using the EDC files, use LearningCheck Creator Software to preview and select questions from one of the practice exams.
For directions on using Item Banks, view the attached PDF

Make sure the LearningCheck App is on all student calculators.
After you have selected questions, transfer the LearningCheck EDC files to student calculators using one of these methods:

  • LearningCheck "send to device" feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator™  "send to class" feature (required method for TI-73 users)

  • If you are using TI-Nspire, download the TNS files and make them available to students.

    During the Activity

    This activity is intended as a learning review. Students may work alone or in small groups to answer the questions. You may wish to circulate the room to answer students questions.

    After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing problems that appeared to be more challenging, and reteaching as needed.