Education Technology

Introduction to the Graphing Calculator

Published on 05/19/2007

Activity Overview

Use this activity with students (or teachers) as an introduction to the graphing calculator before introducting the Navigator system.This can be adapted to use with the TI-73 or the TI-83/84 families.

Before the Activity

See the attached Word document for a suggested progression of questions and activities to use with students/teachers to introduce the graphing calculator before using the Navigator system.

During the Activity

Use this activity with students (or teachers) as an introduction to the graphing calculator before introducting the Navigator system.This can be adapted to use with the TI-73 or the TI-83/84 families.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

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