Education Technology

Addition of whole numbers

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ stack enables students to review basic addition of positive and negative integer numbers. They are tested on their ability to add positive numbers, negative numbers and numbers in parenthesis.

Before the Activity

Download the TI StudyCards™ Creator Software on the calculator using one of these two methods:

  • TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator™  send to class feature


  • Review the StudyCards files prior to class.
    Make sure the StudyCardApp is on all student calculators.

    Transfer the StudyCard files to student calculators using one of these methods:
  • StudyCard Creator send to device feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI-Navigator System send to class feature
  • During the Activity

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

    After the Activity

    Review student results:

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