Education Technology

Glossary of Terms

Glossary Term Meaning / guidelines

10 Minutes of Code for the
TI-Innovator™ Hub

Definition: Simple lessons that introduce students to the basics of coding and build their understanding of math concepts, programming logic and coding skills using TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX technology to control the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Underlined portions may not be translated: 10 Minutes of Code for the
TI-Innovator™ Hub

ACT®

Advanced College Testing

Disclaimer: ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc., which does not endorse TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.act.org.

See also: Testing Statements

Activity Center

Definition: A TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System feature that enables students to participate by contributing their work in real-time to a TI-Navigator™ shared workspace.

add-on apps

Definition: The preferred reference for additional functionality available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator; the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family; the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator; and the Voyage™ 200 calculator.

 

administrator  

 

Definition: The preferred term that specifically references principals, superintendents and supervisors.

AP®

Advanced Placement

First reference: Licensee must properly identify College Board trademarks by using the appropriate trademark symbol (®) next to the mark, and must include the following footnote/disclaimer to ensure proper attribution of College Board ownership.

Disclaimer: AP® is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

Disclaimer (must be used when referencing TI in Focus product): AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

Note: The TI in Focus disclaimer cannot be changed as it was specifically written this way into the contract for TI in Focus.

See also: Testing Statements

AP® Central

Definition: College Board website section that includes course materials, exam information and professional development opportunities for AP® teachers and coordinators.

Disclaimer: AP® Central is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

app

Definition: Acceptable reference to a graphing calculator application. Per common usage, do not capitalize in running text.

Example: TI’s graphing calculator apps are pieces of software.

Area Formulas App

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

Atomic Learning

Definition: A provider of web-based software training and tutorials for TI teaching and learning technology.

Disclaimer: Atomic Learning is a trademark owned by Hoonuit, LLC.

BA II Plus™ calculator

Definition: The BA II Plus™ calculator is our most popular financial calculator for business professionals and students.

Exam acceptance: The BAII Plus is approved for the Chartered Financial Analyst®* exam; GARP® Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)† exam; and the Certified Management Accountants‡ exam.

Disclaimers: *Chartered Financial Analyst® is a registered trademark owned by CFA Institute. †GARP® and FRM® are registered trademarks owned by Global Association of Risk Professionals, Inc. ‡CMA® is a registered trademark of the Institute of Management Accountants, Inc. None are affiliated with or endorse TI products.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Underlined portions may not be translated: BA II Plus™ calculator

BA II Plus™ Professional calculator

Definition: Ideal for finance, accounting, economics, investment, statistics, and other business classes.

Exam acceptance: The BA II Plus™ Professional calculator is approved for use on the Chartered Financial Analyst®* exam and the GARP® Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)† exam.

Disclaimers: *Chartered Financial Analyst® is a registered trademark owned by CFA Institute. †GARP® is a trademark owned by Global Association of Risk Professionals, Inc. Neither is affiliated with or endorses TI products.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Underlined portions may not be translated: BA II Plus™ Professional calculator

Building Concepts in Mathematics

Definition: Building Concepts in Mathematics is a series of focused lessons in four domains that are designed to help students connect concepts within and across grade levels.

First reference: Building Concepts in Mathematics

Second reference: Building Concepts

The domains within Building Concepts are:

»         Fractions

»         Ratios and Proportional Relationships

»         Statistics and Probability

»         Expressions and Equations

Building Perspective™

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

Disclaimer: Building Perspective is a trademark of Sunburst Technology.

built-in application

Definition: The preferred term for dynamic TI-Nspire™ functionality that includes:

»         Calculator

»         Geometry

»         Graphs

»         Lists & Spreadsheet

»         Notes

»         Data & Statistics

»         Vernier DataQuest™ App for TI-Nspire™ technology

See Vernier DataQuest for disclaimer.

Cabri™ Geometry App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator and Voyage™ 200 calculator.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Cabri™ II Plus

Definition: Recognized by experts in pedagogy, specifically for its simplicity of use and solid educational foundation.

First reference: Cabri™ II Plus software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Cabri Jr. App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

CABRILOG®

Definition: Interactive, dynamic math education software based on Cabri™ technology for students in elementary school through college.

Disclaimer: CABRILOG is a registered trademark of CABRILOG SAS.

Catalog Help

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculators.

Calculator application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built into TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology that enables students to perform computations and enter expressions, equations and formulas in proper math notation.

CBL™

Definition: Calculator-Based Laboratory™ data collection device

First reference: CBL™ data collection device

Second reference: CBL™ device

A trademark of Texas Instruments

CBR™

Definition: Calculator-Based Ranger™ motion sensor, data collection device

First reference: CBR™ motion sensor

Second reference: CBR™ system, CBR™ device

A trademark of Texas Instruments

CBL™ 2

Definition: A portable graphing calculator, battery-operated data collection device for gathering real-world data. Data collected with a Calculator-Based Laboratory™ 2 can be retrieved and analyzed by TI graphing calculators.

First reference: CBL™ 2 data collection device

Second reference: CBL™ 2 device

A trademark of Texas Instruments

CBR™ 2

Definition: The Calculator-Based Ranger™ 2 is a motion sensor that enables students to collect and analyze real-world data, such as distance, velocity and acceleration. 

First reference: CBR™ 2 motion sensor

Second reference: CBR™ 2 system, CBR™ 2 device

A trademark of Texas Instruments

CellSheet™ App

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family; the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator; and the Voyage™ 200 calculator.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Chem Box

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ feature that facilitates the entry of chemical notation. Enables users to input chemical formulas and equations into a Notes or Question application.

Chemistry Question type

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software that enables teachers to create questions where the answers must be entered as chemical formulas, balanced or completed equations, predicted reaction products or predicted yield; enables consistent formatting of student answers.

See also: Expression Question type and Image Question type.

Class Analysis

Definition: A TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System feature that enables teachers to collect and grade electronic files sent from student graphing calculators.

Class Capture

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System feature that enables teachers to view the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator screens of all connected graphing calculators in the classroom at one time.

Class Workspace

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System that enables educators to control the classroom and network, and view screenshots of student graphing calculators.

See also: Workspaces

Classroom Management

Definition: A TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System feature that supports two-way communication between student graphing calculators and the teacher’s classroom computer.

Coaching

Definition: Coaching is one of our offerings from Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) professional development. It is ideal for helping teachers master strategies for using TI technology as tools for exploration, discovery, conceptual understanding and formative assessment.

See also: T3™ Coaches

 

College Board®

 

Definition: The College Board represents a large number of colleges and universities for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT®) and the Advanced Placement (AP®) program. Compliance with its standards is voluntary for the colleges that elect to join.

Usage: College Board trademarks include, AP®, Advanced Placement Program®, Pre-AP®, CLEP®, SAT®, and PSAT/NMSQT®.

First reference: Licensee must properly identify College Board trademarks by using the appropriate trademark symbol (®) next to the mark, and must include the following footnote/disclaimer to ensure proper attribution of College Board ownership.

Disclaimer: College Board® is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

For an extended list of College Board trademarks, go to: https://www.collegeboard.org/college-board-trademarks.

See also: Testing Statements

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Definition: The Common Core State Standards is a set of learning standards that provide a clear and consistent understanding of what students are expected to learn. The standards comprise two elements: eight Mathematical Practices that describe varieties of expertise that educators should seek to develop in their students; and Math Content Standards that describe curriculum and pedagogical expectations.

When referencing both content and math standards and emphasizing both, use:

First reference: Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content and Mathematical Practice

Second acceptable reference: Any abbreviated form (below)

For referencing both content and practice without emphasizing either:

First reference: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Second acceptable reference: Common Core

Third acceptable reference: CCSS

For referencing Mathematical Practice only:

First reference: Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice

Second acceptable reference: Common Core Math Practices

Third acceptable reference: CCSS Math Practices

Abbreviated forms for referencing Math Content Standards only:

First reference: Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content

Second acceptable reference: Common Core Math Content Standards

Third acceptable reference: CCSS Math Content Standards

Computer Algebra System (CAS)

Definition: CAS provides algebraic capability to symbolically solve equations, factor and expand variable expressions, complete the square, find anti-derivatives, computer limits and exact solutions in irrational forms.

First reference: Computer Algebra System (CAS) (Capitalize when referencing TI-Nspire™ CAS technology. Lowercase and spell out when used generically.)

Second reference: CAS

Concurrent License

Definition: A TI computer software license type that allows simultaneous use of the software by one or more users, up to the maximum number of users agreed upon at the time of purchase.

First reference: Concurrent License

Second reference: CL

Conic Graphing

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ menu option in the graphing application that provides templates for standard formats of conic equations.

Content Workspace

Definition: TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System functionality that enables educators to access and navigate to folders and files stored on computers, networks and external drives, and open, copy, and transfer content to students.

See also: Workspaces

Contacts app

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

course/subject names

Lowercase school course/subject names. Uppercase proper nouns as you normally would. (This is an exception to AP style.)

Example: pre-algebra, algebra, biology, precalculus, calculus, geometry, physics, statistics, Euclidean geometry, American history, French, English

If the course name includes a level designated by a number, use a Roman numeral.

Example: algebra I, algebra II, geometry I, geometry II

EXCEPTION: If the number is greater than five (six or higher), use Arabic numerals.

Example: biology 209

data collection device

Definition: A sensor, usually plug-and-play, that measures, among other things, motion, temperature and acidity, and transfers data onto a graphing calculator.

Data & Statistics application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built into TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology that enables users to summarize and analyze data using different graphical methods such as histograms, box plots, bar and pie charts and more.

Deep Sleep

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculators that helps reduce power drain during long-term storage.

DLP®

Definition: TI technology used in digital projectors that provides enhanced image quality and superior picture reliability.

First reference: DLP®, DLP® projection technology

Disclaimer: DLP is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments.

Note: One of just six TI products that takes the registered trademark ®.

Document Workspace

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System that enables educators to use their own TI-Nspire™ Documents featuring dynamic TI-Nspire™ capabilities (linking representations, Grab-and-Move, etc.).

See also: Workspace

DragScreen

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software that enables the user to capture an image within an emulator screen, and then drag and drop it into an external application.

Education Technology

Definition: The division of Texas Instruments that provides a wide range of advanced learning tools and resources connecting the classroom experience with real-world applications and enabling students and teachers to explore math and science interactively. Designed with leading educators and researchers, TI’s educational technology and services are tested against recognized third-party research on effective instruction and improved student learning. For more than 20 years, TI has worked closely with educators and administrators to develop student-focused curricular and supplemental classroom materials.

Usage: Education Technology may be used as a stand-alone term. Spell out in all references. The acronym “ET” is not considered an acceptable second reference in marketing communications.

education technology

Definition: The preferred term to describe TI products (for example, graphing calculators, software and applications) that are specifically designed to support math and science educator teaching, instruction and student learning.

Educational Technology Consultant (ETC)

Definition: TI Education Technology’s field sales staff.

First reference: Educational Technology Consultant (ETC)

Second reference: ETC

educator

Definition: The preferred term that encompasses and references educators at all levels, including classroom teachers, principals, superintendents, curriculum developers, college professors, adjunct faculty at colleges and others in the field of education.

EE*Pro® App

Definition: An add-on app for the Voyage™ 200 calculator; preloaded calculator app on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

Disclaimer: EE*Pro is a registered trademark of da Vinci Technologies Group, Inc.

email

Definition: Abbreviated term for electronic mail.

Usage: No hyphen.

e-newsletter

Definition: Abbreviated term for electronic newsletter.

Usage: With hyphen (as of AP Stylebook 2017 update)

ExamCalc™

Definition: Emulator software integrated into online exams for the TI-108 calculator, TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculator, TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculator, TI-84 Plus graphing calculator or TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator.

First reference: ExamCalc™ software for the TI-108 calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator;  ExamCalc™ software for the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

Second reference: ExamCalc™ software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Underlined portions may not be translated: ExamCalc™ software for the TI-108 calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator; ExamCalc™ software for the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator; ExamCalc™ software

EXPLORATIONS™

Definition: The EXPLORATIONS™ Series Activity Books help educators integrate TI technology into their curriculum and everyday instruction, from kindergarten classes all the way through college courses.

First reference: EXPLORATIONS™ Series Activity Book

Second reference: EXPLORATIONS™ book

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Expression Question type

Definition: A question type in TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software that enables educators to create questions that require a question where the answer is answers in number or expression form.

See also: Chemical Question type and Image Question type

EZ-Spot

Definition: Graphing and scientific calculators that are inscribed “SCHOOL PROPERTY” and feature bright, easy-to-spot, “school bus yellow” back covers and slide cases to discourage theft from classrooms.

First references: EZ-Spot TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculator; EZ-Spot TI-84 Plus graphing calculator; or EZ-Spot TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator

Second references: EZ-Spot TI-30XS MultiView™, EZ-Spot TI-84 Plus, or EZ-Spot TI-84 Plus Silver Edition


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Glossary Term Meaning / guidelines

faceplate

Definition: A removable cover that fits over the face of a graphing calculator.

File Transfer

Definition: A TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System feature that allows files to be transferred back and forth between teacher and students, enabling a broad range of classroom material for instruction.

Finance App

Definition: An add-on application for the Voyage™ 200 calculator; preloaded app on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

French Localization app

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Geoboard App

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

The Geometer’s Sketchpad® App EZ-Spot

Definition: An add-on app for the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator; preloaded app on the Voyage™ 200 calculator.

Disclaimer: The Geometer’s Sketchpad is a registered trademark of Key Curriculum Press, Inc.

Geometry application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built in to TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology that enables students to construct and explore geometric figures and create animations.

Grab-and-Move

Definition: An interactive TI-Nspire™ feature that enables educators and students to grab a graphed function (for example, a parabola) on screen and move it to see the effect on the equation’s variables in real time.

First reference: Grab-and-Move feature, Grab-and-Move

Graphs application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built in to TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology that enables students to plot and explore functions, equations and inequalities, animate points on objects and graphs, use sliders to explain their behavior and more.

First reference: Graphs application

graphing calculator

Definition: A term that is acceptable in referencing TI’s different families of graphing calculators. When communicating to the educator marketplace, this term does not apply when referencing TI-Nspire™ math and science learning technology. In parent/student (retail) communications, this term is appropriate because it is a widely-used and established product descriptor.

Example: Many educators recommend that students use a graphing calculator in class, especially a TI-84 Plus family graphing calculator.

Guess My Coefficients App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator; preloaded on the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; and the TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculators.

handheld

Usage: One word, without a hyphen, in all references. Can use throughout copy as long as “graphing calculator” is the first reference.

hands-on

Usage: Hyphenated in compound modifier. All adjectival references.

Hotmath.com

Definition: Website that offers math practice exercises for use with TI graphing calculators.

First reference: Hotmath.com, Hotmath.com website

Definition: Offers math practice exercises for use with TI graphing calculators.

IB®

International Baccalaureate Organization. Some TI calculators can only be used on IB’s Diploma Programme examination.

Usage: In text, use “IB® Diploma Programme exam.”

Disclaimer: TI products have been developed independently from and are not endorsed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. IB is a registered trademark owned by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Policies subject to change. Visit www.ibo.org.

See also: Testing Statements

Image Question type

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software that relates to images two ways:

» Label option allows educators to insert an image to be included in the question and ask students to enter labels on it » Point On option allows additions of Radio Buttons (for single response) or Check Boxes (for multiple responses) to an image

See also: Chemistry Question type and Expression Question type

Inequality Graphing App

Definition: An add-on app for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family.

interactive geometry

Definition: A feature built into TI-Nspire™ learning technology graphing calculators and software.

Note: The term “dynamic geometry” is not approved by Texas Instruments. Dynamic Geometry is a third-party trademarked phrase.

interactive math classroom (IMC)

Definition: A way to describe a teaching and learning environment for mathematics that incorporates TI technology, professional development and other support resources to help meet the needs of educators and students.

Usage: For internal TI usage only and not approved for external communications.

interactive science classroom (ISC)

Definition: A way to describe a teaching and learning environment for science that incorporates TI technology, professional development and other support resources to help meet the needs of educators and students.

Usage: For internal TI usage only and not approved for external communications.

internet

Usage: Lowercase in all references. (Not synonymous with “web.”)

iPad®

Definition: Tablet computer products designed by Apple Inc.

Disclaimer: iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.


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Glossary Term Meaning / guidelines
kickstand slide case

 

Definition: Exclusive to the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator. The kickstand slide case improves the viewing angle of the graphing calculator and enhances the ease of desktop use.

Language Localizations app

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator and Voyage™ 200 calculator.

LearningCheck™ app

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

linking representations

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ feature that dynamically links multiple representations of a problem. Changes to one representation can be instantly reflected in others, on a single screen.

Lists & Spreadsheet application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built in to TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology that enables students to perform mathematical operations on data and visualize the connections between the data and their plots.

Live Presenter

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System feature that enables students to show their problem-solving skills from anywhere in the class.

Live T3™ Webinar

Definition: Live, interactive, one-hour webinars hosted by educators. In these sessions, educators are shown how to use TI technology and activities to drive student achievement. They can also ask questions and share ideas with presenters and other participants.

First reference: Live T3™ Webinar, T3™ Webinar

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Logic Ladder App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Math by Hand App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

math

Definition: The preferred term when communicating to parents and students (in the middle grades, high school and college).

Note: “Maths” (plural) is used in communications for the United Kingdom, Australia and other regions where British English is spoken.

mathematics

Usage: The preferred term when communicating with educators — teachers, administrators (principals and superintendents), and policy makers (such as state representatives).

Math Nspired

Definition: An all-in-one, online educator support tool that offers classroom-ready lessons featuring the use of TI-Nspire™ technology and targeting concepts students struggle with most, as well as available professional development.

Usage: A noun always follows Math Nspired

Example: Math Nspired lessons, Math Nspired workshops

MathPrint™

Definition: A feature for the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators that enables users to input and view math symbols, formulas and stacked fractions exactly as they appear in textbooks.

First reference: MathPrint™ feature

A trademark of Texas Instruments

multi-activation license (MAL)

Definition: A TI computer software license type that allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers for specific users and is not required to be connected to the network to be used.

First reference: multi-activation license

Second reference: MAL

multiple representations

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ feature that allows educators and students to see multiple representations of a problem — algebraic, graphical, geometric, numeric and written — on a single screen. An individual representation or as many as four representations all at once.

NCSM

Definition: Stands for National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics.

First reference: NCSM is acceptable on first reference.

NCTM

Definition: Stands for National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

First reference: NCTM is acceptable on first reference.

Disclaimer: NCTM’s logo is a registered trademark of NCTM.

Notes application

Definition: Dynamic functionality that is built in to TI-Nspire™ technology that enables users to enter notes, steps, instructions and other comments on the screen alongside the math.

Nspired Learning

Definition: A teaching and learning environment where the deepest levels of exploration and understanding occur. TI’s Nspired Learning suite of integrated math and science products empowers teachers and students to make the most of learning.

NSBA

Definition: An acronym that stands for National School Board Association.

First reference: The acronym NSBA is acceptable on first reference.

NSTA

Definition: An acronym that stands for National Science Teachers Association.

First reference: The acronym NSTA is acceptable on first reference.

Number Curiosities App

Definition: An add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Number Line App

Definition: Preloaded app on the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

On-site Workshops

Definition: Hands-on, professional development workshops where teachers learn how to use TI technology and incorporate it in their lessons. They are also taught how to use technology in their classroom to effectively engage their students.

operating system

Definition: The preferred term for a program update to the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator; TI-Nspire™ computer software is referenced with the term version.

First reference: operating system

Second reference: OS

Example: TI-Nspire™ users can update their graphing calculator to operating system 3.0 and their computer software to version 3.0.

Organizer App

Definition: An add-on application available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator, and the Voyage™ 200 calculator; preloaded on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

Orion TI-84 Plus

Definition: The Orion TI-84 Plus is the world’s first fully accessible graphing calculator graphing calculator for blind and visually-impaired students. Based on the popular TI-84 Plus model from Texas Instrument.

First reference: Orion TI-84 Plus graphing calculator

Second reference: Orion TI-84 Plus

Path to STEM Projects

Definition: Activities that challenge students to learn the science concepts that support the development of engineering skills. For use with the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator.

Underlined portions may not be translated: Path to STEM Projects

Periodic Table App

Definition: An add-on application available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Polynomial Root Finder App

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-89 Titanium and Voyage™ 200 graphing calculators.

Portfolio Workspace

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System that enables educators to track classes and students over time by activity.

See also: Workspaces

Praxis®

Definition: A series of tests required by a number of state departments of education for colleges and universities to measure the academic achievement and proficiency of individuals entering or completing teacher preparation programs. Handheld calculators cannot be used on this exam. However, TI ExamCalc™ emulator software is integrated into the online exams.

Presentation Link™ adapter

Definition: Hardware that connects student TI-83 Plus graphing calculators, TI-84 Plus graphing calculators, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculators to TI Presentation Tools — the TI-Presenter™ video interface or a ViewScreen™ panel.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

pre-service teacher

Definition: A term used to describe a teacher (college student) who is pursuing teacher certification and has not yet begun teaching professionally.

Usage: This is not interchangeable with student teacher, a term that is not authorized for use in TI marketing communications.

Press-to-Test

Definition: A feature of graphing calculators and graphing calculators that provides educators a fast and secure way to configure student graphing calculators for exams.

Probability Simulation App

Definition: Add-on application available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

professional development

Definition: High-quality professional development services from Texas Instruments that combine content-rich curriculum, hands-on technology training and compelling instruction on best teaching practices.

Usage: For marketing communications to customers always spell out professional development. Do not abbreviate using PD or pd.

PSAT/NMSQT®

College entrance and National Merit Scholarship exams.

Disclaimer: PSAT/NMSQT® is a registered trademark of the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which are not affiliated with, and do not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

See also: Testing Statements

PublishView™ Document

Definition: A feature of TI-Nspire™ computer software that supports creation of dynamic content with rich text and multimedia that can be posted/published on the internet.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Underlined portions may not be translated: PublishView™ Document

Puzzle Pack App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculators.

Puzzle Tanks™ App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

Disclaimer: Puzzle Tanks is a trademark of Sunburst Technology.


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Question Capability

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System feature that offers question types options that the teacher can enter. These types include:

» Multiple Choice: Easy creation of standard templates (for example, True/False, ABCD, etc.) and Custom Multiple Choice questions.

» Open Response: Allow for both Explanation as well as Text Match questions. The Text Match allows for quick answers that can be auto-graded by the system.

»Equation: Allows the teacher to create questions where the student answer is either in y= or f(x) form. Student answers can be auto-graded, evaluated for equivalency and graphed for class discussion.

»Coordinate Points and List: Allows for both textual and graphical input of data. The (x,y) Numerical Input and List question types let the teacher create easy templates for students to fill out, while the Drop Points question type allows for entry of points on the graphical plane.

»Expression: Allows students to respond with an answer that is a number or expression.

» Image: Label type allows labels to be placed on an image. Point On type allows placement of multiple radio buttons or check boxes on an image.

Chemistry: Allows students’ answers to be formatted in chemical notation.

Quick Poll

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System feature that enables teachers to assess the progress of the class by sending impromptu multiple-choice or open-ended questions to students’ graphing calculators.

Rational Number Rampage

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

real world

real-world 

Usage:

»         As an adjective and noun: Two words, no hyphen

»         As a compound adjective: Two words with a hyphen

Example: Real-world activities show students how math and science are used in the real world.

real time

real-time

Usage:

»         As an adjective and noun: Two words, no hyphen, in all references.

»         As a compound adjective: Two words with a hyphen

Example: The TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System provides real-time communication between students and teacher, enabling visualization of change-and-effect scenarios in real time.

Review Workspace

Definition: A feature of the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System that enables educators to incorporate student responses into instruction and discussion, score individual documents, and comment on them.

See also: Workspaces

Safari Search™ App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator.

Disclaimer: Safari Search is a trademark of Sunburst Technology.

save and review

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ feature that provides computer-like word-processing and file-storage functionality. The feature enables educators and students to create documents, pages and problem-solving steps, save and re-view, and edit them.

SAT®

Definition: Scholastic Aptitude Test; the acronym is acceptable in all references. The SAT is administered by the College Board.

First reference: SAT®

Second reference: Scholastic Aptitude Test

Disclaimer: SAT® is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

Note on packaging: Legal requirements differ on packaging. “SAT” can be placed on the front with an asterisk after it, with the disclaimer used on the back. 

See also: Testing Statements

SAT Reasoning Test™

Definition: Scholastic Aptitude Test; the acronym is acceptable in all references. The SAT is administered by the College Board.

First reference: SAT®

Second reference: Scholastic Aptitude Test

Disclaimer: SAT Reasoning Test™ is a trademark owned by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

See also: Testing Statements

SAT Subject Tests™

Definition: College admission exams on specific subjects. These are the only national admission tests where the student chooses the tests that best showcase their strengths and interests. Administered by the College Board.

Disclaimer: SAT Subject Tests™ is a trademark owned by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, TI products. Policies subject to change. Visit www.collegeboard.org.

See also: Testing Statements

school-managed license (SML)

Definition: A TI computer software license type that allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers for specific users and is distributed to each computer by a license service.

First reference: school-managed license

Second reference: SML

Science Nspired

Definition: An all-in-one, online educator support tool that offers classroom-ready lessons in biology, chemistry, physics and other science subjects, featuring the use of TI-Nspire™ technology and targeting concepts students struggle with most, as well as available professional development.

Usage: Science Nspired resource center is always followed by a noun.

Example: Science Nspired lessons, Science Nspired workshops

Science Through Engineering Design

Definition: Activities that incorporate the principles of engineering design and encourage students to build, design and test projects that explore life and physical science using TI-Innovator™ Technology and TI-Nspire™ CX technology.

Science Tools App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Scratchpad

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator feature that enables educators and students to perform basic calculations quickly without using TI-Nspire™ Documents.

Screen Capture

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System feature that allows the educator to view the screen of student graphing calculators.

Script Editor

Definition: An integrated programming environment in TI-Nspire™ computer software for creating rich content with simulations using a TI-Nspire™ or PublishView™ Document.

Sensors

Definition: The preferred term for data collection devices. The use of “probes” is not authorized in TI marketing communication.

Simultaneous Equation Solver App

Definition: Add-on app available for Voyage™ 200 calculator; preloaded on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

SMILE app

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

STAAR®

Definition: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. A series of state-mandated standardized tests that assess student achievement and learning in Texas primary and secondary schools.

Disclaimer: STAAR is a registered trademark of the Texas Education Agency.

STEM

Definition: Science, technology, engineering and math.

First reference: STEM is acceptable on first reference.

StudyCards™ App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator and the Voyage 200™ calculator; preloaded on the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family, and the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Symbolic Math Guide (SMG) App

Definition: A preloaded calculator app on the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator and Voyage™ 200 calculator.

First reference: Symbolic Math Guide (SMG) App

Second reference: SMG App

Systemic In-school Programs

Definition: Ongoing learning plan from Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) professional development that includes components such as on-site workshops, classroom coaching and customized webinars, all configured to match your educators’ goals and district standards.

.tns file

Definition: Dynamic digital documents (.tns) for use exclusively on TI-Nspire™ Vernier technology.

Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™)

Definition: TI’s professional development program, founded in 1988.

First reference: Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) professional development

Second reference: T3™ professional development

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ BOOST™

Definition: Semester- or year-long T3™ professional development program to help teachers integrate technology into their teaching practices. Acronym refers to: Blended On-site and Online Support for Integration of TI Technology.

First reference: T3™ BOOST™ Professional Development Program

Second reference: T3™ BOOST Program

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ Coaches

Definition: T3™ Coaches, selected from a deep roster of specially trained instructors, provide classroom support through mentoring and team planning to develop pedagogy and technology skills in teachers.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ International Conference

Definition: Texas Instruments (TI) and the T3™ community host the annual T3™ International Conference each spring. The T3™ International Conference is for middle grades to university educators and administrators interested in the appropriate usage of educational technology to enhance teaching and learning in mathematics and science.

First reference: T3™ International Conference

Second reference: T3IC (also acceptable as a first reference)

Optional reference: T3IC professional learning conference

Note: Elsewhere in any communication using this T3IC form, spell out Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) [noun] in the message.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3 Online Courses

Definition: Professional development online courses that are ideal for convenient, individual learning and are available in a broad range of topics.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3 Regional Conference

Definition: One- and two-day regional conferences that are open to all middle grades to university educators interested in using educational technology to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics and science.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ Regional Summits

Definition: A slate of hands-on, interactive sessions in mathematics STEM, coding and more. Customizable: Attendees may pick and choose from multiple sessions. Technology may be purchased with registration, and team discounts are available.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ Summer Workshops

Definition: Content-rich and hands-on workshops (available nationwide) to enhance technology skills, strengthen teaching practices and deepen content knowledge. Technology may be purchased with registration, and team discounts are available.

Note: This can be made singular where necessary in text: T3™ Summer Workshop.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

T3™ Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC)

Definition: A TI professional development program providing in-depth technology, pedagogy and leadership training over an extended period of time. The TLC program offers schools systemic professional development based on research and best practices. 

Approved short name: T3™ TLC

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments

Definition: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. Learn more at www.ti.com.

First reference: Texas Instruments (TI)

Second reference: TI

TI-10

Definition: Encourage students in grades three through six to develop their problem-solving skills and begin connecting mathematic concepts with real-world situations.

First reference: TI-10 elementary calculator

Second reference: TI-10 calculator, TI-10 model

TI-15 Explorer™

Definition: Basic, battery-operated scientific calculator with two-line display and general math and science functionality.

First reference: TI-15 Explorer™ elementary calculator

Second reference: TI-15 Explorer™ calculator, TI-15 Explorer™ model

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-30Xa

Definition: Basic, battery-operated scientific calculator with one-line display and general math and science functionality.

First reference: TI-30Xa scientific calculator

TI-30XIIS™

Definition: Fundamental, two-line calculator combines statistics and advanced scientific functions for high school math and science.

First reference: TI-30XIIS™ scientific calculator

TI-34II Explorer™ Plus

Definition: Dual power, two-line scientific calculator with capabilities for fraction calculation and scientific functions that is ideal for middle school math. (Discontinued product.)

First reference: TI-34II Explorer™ Plus scientific calculator

Second reference: TI-34II Explorer™ Plus calculator, TI-34II Explorer™ Plus model

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-30XS MultiView™

Definition: Powerful, four-line scientific calculator for high school math and science exploration.

First reference: TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculator

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-34 MultiView™

Definition: Intermediate, four-line scientific calculator with advanced fraction capabilities for middle school math and science.

First reference: TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculator

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-73 Explorer™

Definition: Designed specifically for middle-grades mathematics and science, the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator is the ideal teaching and learning tool to help students build proficiency and confidence.

First reference: TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-36X Pro

Definition: Advanced, four-line scientific calculator, with higher-level math and science functionality, ideal for computer science and engineering courses in which graphing technology may not be permitted.

First reference: TI-36X Pro scientific calculator

TI-83 Plus

Definition: Basic graphing calculator for many math and science courses featuring a high-contrast gray scale display. It comes preloaded with three applications and access to more than 40 other downloadable, free applications.

First reference: TI-83 Plus graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-83 Plus, TI-83 Plus model

TI-83 Premium CE Edition Python

Definition: Updated version of the TI-83 Premium CE graphing calculator. It includes the Python application so that students are able to directly program on the calculator without the need for a Python adapter.

First reference: TI-83 Premium CE Edition Python graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-83 Premium CE Edition Python, TI-83 Premium CE Edition Python model

TI-84 Plus

Definition: Expanded graphing calculator that comes preloaded with more than a dozen applications, including functionality that encourages exploration of interactive geometry, inequality graphing and real-world data collection and analysis.

First reference: TI-84 Plus graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus model

TI-84 Plus CE

Definition: Powerful graphing calculator that has the familiar TI-84 Plus family functionality with full-color, high resolution screen, rechargeable battery, and thin, sleek design.

First reference: TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-84 Plus CE, TI-84 Plus model

TI-84 Plus CE App for Chrome OS™

Definition: TI-84 Plus CE emulator for use on Google Chromebook™ notebook computers.

First reference: TI-84 Plus CE App for Chrome OS™

Second reference: TI-84 Plus CE App

DisclaimerChrome OS™ is a trademark of Google LLC.

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TI-84 Plus Pocket SE

Definition: Compact version of the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

First reference: TI-84 Plus Pocket SE graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-84 Plus Pocket SE, TI-84 Plus Pocket SE model

TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

Definition: Powerful graphing technology comes with built-in MathPrint™ functionality that enables students to enter and view math symbols, formulas and stacked fractions as they appear in textbooks.

First reference: TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus Silver Edition model

TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition

Definition: Experience the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, now enhanced with full-color capabilities.

First reference: TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition model

TI-89 Titanium

Definition: Developed for advanced engineering studies, the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator comes preloaded with 16 applications, including EE*Pro®, which comprises more than 700 equations and data sets commonly needed by electrical engineering professionals.

First reference: TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator

Second reference: TI-89 Titanium, TI-89 Titanium model

TI Activities

Definition: Primary online resource for TI classroom-ready activities.

Usage: Capitalize both words in all references.

TI Charging Station CE

Definition: Designed exclusively for the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, keeps calculators organized and recharges up to 10 calculators at a time.

First reference: TI Charging Station CE

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TI Codes

Definition: TI Codes is an activities program that introduces students to the basics of coding, a critical skill for 21st century STEM careers, using TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ families of graphing calculators.

Activities are compiled in two classes:

» 10 Minutes of Code, which introduces students to the basics of programming with short, easy-to-master lessons

»Beyond Basics, which encourage students with some coding experience to build on their knowledge

When describing TI Codes activities, the words “coding” and “programming” may be used interchangeably.

TI Connect™ CE

Definition: Downloadable calculator/computer/Internet connectivity software that simplifies downloading and transferring data, and installing Operating System (OS) updates and calculator apps. Available for PC and Mac® platforms.

First reference: TI Connect™ CE software application

Second reference: TI Connect™ CE software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI Connect™ CE App for Chrome OS™

DefinitionSoftware for Google’s Chrome OS™ that shares the same core capabilities as the TI Connect™ CE software application.

First reference: TI Connect™ CE App for Chrome OS™

Second reference: TI Connect™ CE App 

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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Disclaimer: Chrome OS™ is a trademark of Google LLC.

TI Connectivity Kit

Definition: Kit includes TI Connect™ CE software application and TI Connectivity Standard Mini-A to Mini-B USB Cable for PC/Mac® and TI Connectivity Cable USB for PC/Mac®.

TI Education Technology

Definition: A division of Texas Instruments that provides educators innovative technology and a multitude of relevant support resources to help them prepare students for success in the classroom and beyond.

First reference: TI Education Technology

Second reference: TI Ed Tech

TI InterActive!™

Definition: Software that combines the functionality of all TI graphing calculators with extra features into a text editor that enables users to save equations, graphs, tables, spreadsheets and text onto a document.

First reference: TI InterActive!™ computer software

Second reference: TI InterActive!™ software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TIMath.com

Definition: Online resource center that provides technology-specific, grade-appropriate math activities.

TI MathForward™

Definition: A research-based pre-algebra and algebra-readiness program that fosters mathematics achievement for all students, including proficient, struggling, special needs and English Language Learner students.

First reference: TI MathForward™ program

Second reference: MathForward™ program

Usage: “TI” and “Texas Instruments” accompany MathForward on first reference; however they are not a formal part of the trademarked name.

Usage (as possessive): the MathForward™ program’s success, TI’s MathForward™ program helps students

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Innovator™ External Battery

Definition: External battery accessory that is an optional source of power when using components that require extra power for the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack

Definition: Required for the Path to STEM Projects activities, this pack includes: motor, light brightness sensor, LEDs, breadboard, resistors, capacitors, segment display, IR transmitter/ receiver and other parts for exploring electronics principles.

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TI-Innovator™ Hub App

Definition: This app that needs to be installed to add the program commands to interface with TI-Innovator™ Technology. Hub is the short name used on the app menu list.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ Hub Commands

Definition: Hub Commands (for use within the menu of TI-Nspire™ CX technology) can be referred to as TI-Innovator™ Hub Commands as needed.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board

Definition: The calculator-powered programmable platform that gives students a hands-on experience with STEM and coding.

Plug-and play with TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculators; durable, made for the classroom; I/O ports support additional components to expand TI-Innovator™ Technology functionality; built-in LED, RGB, light sensor and speaker for quick coding projects; supports an external breadboard to create and build projects; TI LaunchPad™ Board inside is the same technology used by real engineers to design products.

First reference: TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board

Second reference: TI-Innovator™ Hub

Usage: The second reference may be used as a first reference in titles and headlines, as long as the full name is mentioned in the copy. Use the second reference in session guides.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ I/O Module Pack

Definition: Components for projects that connect science concepts, programming and coding skills. This pack contains a servo motor, vibration motor, light sensor and white LED modules.This pack is required for Science Through Engineering Design activities.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ Packs

Definition: Term to use when referencing the TI-Innovator™ packs in general

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Innovator™ Rover

Definition: The calculator-controlled robotic vehicle that drives conceptual curiosity and puts math, science and coding in motion.

First reference: TI-Innovator™ Rover

Second reference: Rover (okay to use as a first reference, as well)

Note: Can only use “Robot” on the BulleTIn Board, as that’s how the outside media generally refers to it.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Innovator™ Sketch

Definition: The software that is loaded on the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

Note: Sketch is the industry standard to describe this.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Innovator™ Technology

Definition: A project kit that extends the functionality of Texas Instruments graphing calculators to make coding and engineering design accessible to students in the classroom.

Usage: Only use this when talking about the entire ecosystem surrounding the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Navigator™ Access Point

Definition: The learning system’s component that provides the wireless connection between the teacher’s computer and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ wireless cradles on students’ graphing calculators.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System

Definition: Wireless network functionality that creates a powerful connection between students’ graphing calculators and the classroom computer.

First reference: TI-Navigator™ Classroom Learning System (when referencing the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus families of graphing calculators)

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ applications

Definition: The unique ability to display multiple representations of a concept on the same screen, using TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS technology, is supported by the following built-in applications:

»Calculator: Perform computations and enter expressions, equations and formulas in proper math notation using a unique interactive keyboard.

» Graphs: Plot and explore functions, equations and inequalities, animate points on objects and graphs, use sliders to explain their behavior and more.

» Geometry: Construct and explore geometric figures and create animations.

»Data & Statistics: Summarize and analyze data using different graphical methods such as histograms, box plots, bar and pie charts and more.

» Lists & Spreadsheet: Perform mathematical operations on data and visualize the connections between the data and their plots.

» Notes: One touch toggles the interactive keyboard from math notation to an alphabetic configuration so notes, directions and steps can be entered, alongside the math.

First references: TI-Nspire™ applications

Second references: TI-Nspire™ app, or app (if in context only one app is referenced) TI-Nspire™ apps, or apps (if multiple apps are referenced).

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ App for iPad®

TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad®

Definition: The TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad® deliver all-in-one versatility for graphing, data entry and analysis, statistical modeling and calculating that makes teaching and learning math more engaging.

First references: TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad®, TI-Nspire™ App for iPad®, TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad®

Second references: TI-Nspire™ app, or app (if in context only one app is referenced), TI-Nspire™ apps, or apps (if in context both apps are referenced)

Usage note: iPad® app (or apps) is incorrect and not to be used.

Disclaimer: iPad® is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Clickpad keypad

Definition: Formerly named “Navpad cursor control,” the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator’s Clickpad keypad is the navigation tool used on the version of the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator prior to the latest TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator with Touchpad.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Clickpad keypad

Second reference: Clickpad keypad

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ CM-C graphing calculator

TI-Nspire™ CM-C CAS graphing calculator

Definition: Basic TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator with color display and Chinese language printing. Designed to fit into TI-Nspire™ CM Docking Station.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CM Docking Station

Definition: Holds up to 10 TI-Nspire™ CM-C and TI-Nspire™ CM-C CAS graphing calculators for Chinese language. Docking Stations automatically recharge graphing calculators. When linked to TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software, the Docking Station’s graphing calculators can receive TI-Nspire™ Documents (class assignments, homework, tests).

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CM Docking Station

Second reference: Docking Station

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Computer Link Software

Definition: Software that supports file transfers between a TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators and computers.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator

TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculator

Definition (numeric): Interactive graphing calculator with full-color display, menu-driven interface and a TI Rechargeable Battery that allows for learning opportunities in math, science and STEM for students in middle grades through college.

Definition (CAS): Interactive graphing calculator featuring a Computer Algebra System with full-color display, menu-driven interface and a TI Rechargeable Battery that allows for learning opportunities in math, science and STEM for students in middle grades through college.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator; TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculator

Usage: The term “handheld” can also be used (instead of “graphing calculator”), as long as the first reference is “graphing calculator” (especially on the website, as this is important for SEO).

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator

 

TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculator

 

Definition (numeric): Interactive graphing calculator with faster performance, familiar functionality, full-color display, menu-driven interface, TI Rechargeable Battery and robust new features that allow for learning opportunities in math, science and STEM. Added capabilities enable students in middle grades through college to: explore graphs with automated and manual control animations; define points as functions controlled with sliders; show and hide tick-mark labels; and use drawing commands to create pixel graphics on the screen.

Definition (CAS): Interactive graphing calculator featuring a Computer Algebra System with faster performance, familiar functionality, full-color display, menu-driven interface, TI Rechargeable Battery and robust new features that allow for learning opportunities in math, science and STEM. Added capabilities enable students in middle grades through college to: insert dynamically defined points; dynamically display coefficient values; use sliders to visualize connections; add tick-mark labels; and code visuals.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator; TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculator

Usage: The term “handheld” can also be used (instead of “graphing calculator”), as long as the first reference is “graphing calculator” (especially on the website, as this is important for SEO).

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX-C graphing calculator

TI-Nspire™ CX-C CAS graphing calculator

Definition: TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators with Chinese language printing and Chinese-English dictionary add-on.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX II-C graphing calculator

TI-Nspire™ CX II-C CAS graphing calculator

Definition: TI-Nspire™ CX II-C and TI-Nspire™ CX II-C CAS graphing calculators with Chinese language printing and Chinese-English dictionary add-on.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System

Definition: Compact wireless classroom networking technology for TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculators powered by TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software functionality.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ Access Point

Definition: Technology that provides wireless connectivity between the teacher's computer and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ wireless cradles on student TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ Access Point

Approved short name: Access Point

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Screen Cling

Definition: An accessory that holds a protective film for the graphing calculator screen.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX slide case

Definition: An accessory for TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Student Software

TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Student Software

Definition: Student software that satisfies math and science curriculum needs from middle school through college. It allows the creation of dynamic documents, sharing of files with ease and brings concepts into view. TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Student Software has the addition of a Computer Algebra System (CAS).

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software

Definition: Next-generation, class management software that emulates TI-Nspire™ CX family graphing calculators and supports the wireless TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Wireless Network Adapter

Definition: A connectivity device that attaches to the top of TI-Nspire™ CX or TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators to provide the most compact wireless network of any TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System. Compact and easy to store.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX Wireless Network Adapter

Second references: TI-Nspire™ CX Wireless Network Adapter v2, Wireless Network Adapter

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Docking Station

TI-Nspire™ CX Docking Station

Definition: A classroom port replicator that supports TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS, and TI-Nspire™ with Touchpad and TI-Nspire™ CAS with Touchpad graphing calculators. The station enables teachers to keep up to 10 graphing calculators (when equipped with TI rechargeable batteries) fully charged; and, when used in conjunction with TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software, upload class activities and homework to the graphing calculators, and update the operating systems.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Documents

Definition: Dynamic digital documents (.tns) for use exclusively on TI-Nspire™ technology.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ Document Player

Definition: A free online player that enables users who do not have access to TI-Nspire™ technology to open, explore and interact with TI-Nspire™ Documents (.tns).

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Document Player

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A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ CX Ecosystem

Definition: Suite of tools, software and content. The TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators are at the center of the ecosystem that supports TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Innovator™ technologies.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ CX Ecosystem

Second reference: Ecosystem

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ teaching and learning technology

Definition: Includes all TI-Nspire™ (both CAS and numeric) technology: graphing calculators, apps for iPad®, software and classroom learning systems.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ math and science learning technology, TI-Nspire™ technology, TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS technology

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ family of graphing calculators

Definition: Includes all TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators: TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators; TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS learning graphing calculators with Touchpad; TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS graphing calculators with Clickpad; and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator (with snap-in TI-84 Plus keypad).

First reference: TI-Nspire™ math and science learning technology, TI-Nspire™ technology, TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS technology

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ family of software

Definition: Includes all TI-Nspire™ computer software: TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS Teacher Software, TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software, and TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS Teacher Software.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator with Clickpad

Definition: The first generation of TI-Nspire™ learning graphing calculators, which includes a “clickpad” navigation feature on the graphing calculator’s keypad.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator with TI-84 Plus Keypad

Definition: The first generation (introduced 2006) of TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS graphing calculators that support a snap-on keypad that provides same functionality as TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator with Touchpad

Definition: TI-Nspire™ and TI-Nspire™ CAS technology that includes a computer-like touchpad navigation feature on the graphing calculator’s redesigned keypad.

Product description (numeric version): Simplified navigation and innovative capabilities encourage students to explore math and science for greater conceptual understanding.

Product description (CAS): Simplified navigation, innovative capabilities and a powerful Computer Algebra System (CAS) encourage students to explore math and science for greater conceptual understanding.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle

Definition: The TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle combines with the Vernier DataQuest™ App for TI-Nspire™ technology and a selection of more than 80 data collection sensors to take science teaching and learning into new dimensions of student engagement and visualization of concepts.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Lab Station

Definition: A modular suite of tools that facilitates flexible data logging via one sensor at a time or multiple sensors simultaneously.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Access Point

Definition: Technology that provides wireless connection between the teacher’s computer and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ wireless cradles on student TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Access Point

Approved short name: Access Point

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Cradle Charging Bay

Definition: Hardware that accepts TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Cradles and TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradles to enable battery charging. The charging bay holds up to five cradles.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software

TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ Teacher Software

Definition: Available for PC and Mac® platforms, software that powers the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System. It provides workspaces that enable teachers to access content, create lessons and track student progress.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ Teacher Software/ TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ Teacher Software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System

TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ NC System

TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System

Definition: This system facilitates interactive learning through a school’s network, connecting student and teacher computers in the classroom or computer lab.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System, TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ NC System, TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System

Note: NC can stand for Networked Computers now but can mean Networked Clients (computers as well as tablets) in the future.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC Teacher Software

TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ NC Teacher Software

Definition: Available for PC and Mac® platforms, software that supports the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System connectivity via the school’s network and provides five workspaces that enable teachers to access content, create lessons and track student progress.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC Teacher Software/ TI-Nspire™ CAS Navigator™ NC Teacher Software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ wireless cradle

Definition: A connectivity device that mounts on the back of student TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators to network them with the teacher’s computer.

Approved short name: Wireless Cradle

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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Network Manager

Definition: A feature/tool of TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ software that aids in the set-up of the TI-Nspire™ access point and network management.

TI-Nspire™ Student Software

TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software

Definition (numeric): Powerful computer software that satisfies math and science curriculum needs from middle school through college. Designed for student use.

Definition (CAS): Powerful computer software with a Computer Algebra System (CAS) that satisfies math and science curriculum needs from middle school through college. Designed for student use.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Student Software, TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software

Second reference: Student Software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software

TI-Nspire™ CAS Teacher Software

Definition: This interactive software enables educators to present math and science concepts to the class, demonstrate the use of TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators, transfer documents, and create self-check questions for student self-assessment. The TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software package includes both numeric and CAS functionality.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software, TI-Nspire™ CAS Teacher Software

Second reference: Teacher Software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Touchpad keypad

Definition: TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator keypad functionality that simplifies navigation of screens and menus, and manipulation of mathematical objects on screen.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire™ ViewScreen™ panel

Definition: A presentation device that enables teachers to enlarge and project the graphing calculator displays via standard overhead projector. Supports all TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators except TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators.

First reference: TI-Nspire™ ViewScreen™ panel

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A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Nspire™ Rechargeable Battery

Definition: Technology that eliminates the routine replacement of ordinary alkaline AAA batteries. Can be recharged via plug-in wall adapter or TI-Nspire™ Docking Station. Under normal conditions, and with proper maintenance, the rechargeable battery can be expected to last up to three years.

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI Rechargeable Battery with wire (N2BT/KT/A)

Definition: Lithium-ion battery that eliminates the routine replacement of ordinary alkaline AAA batteries. Under normal conditions and with proper maintenance, the rechargeable battery can be expected to last up to three years.

The TI Rechargeable Battery can be recharged using:

»         TI Power Adapter

»         USB cable

»         TI-84 Plus C Charging Station, TI-Nspire™ CX or TI-Nspire™ Docking Station

Note: Applies to all TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculators; all TI-Nspire™ with Touchpad graphing calculators; TI-Nspire™ CAS with Touchpad graphing calculators; all TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators with 2-tone back case.

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TI Rechargeable Battery without wire (N2BT/KT/B)

Definition: Lithium-ion battery that eliminates the routine replacement of ordinary alkaline AAA batteries. Under normal conditions and with proper maintenance, the rechargeable battery can be expected to last up to three years.

The TI Rechargeable Battery can be recharged using:

»         TI Power Adapter

»         USB cable

»         TI-Nspire™ CX or TI-Nspire™ Docking Station

(Applies to all TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculators with one-color back case.)

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TI-SensorLink Adapter

Definition: Hardware that allows for the connection of four popular Vernier Software & Technology sensors to the TI-Innovator™ Hub. Allows the use of pH, Temperature, Force or Pressure sensors from Vernier in TI-Innovator™ activities.

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TI-SmartView™ emulator for TI-Nspire™ technology

Definition: Presentation functionality built into TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software (numeric and CAS versions) that enables educators to project an interactive display of the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator screen and show multiple representations of a problem to help students visualize connections and keystrokes.

First reference: TI-SmartView™ emulator for TI-Nspire™ technology

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A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-SmartView™ emulator software

Definition: Stand-alone software that enables teachers to demonstrate and lead classroom exploration of math and science concepts. Available in versions that support TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculators; the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family; and TI-30XS/TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculators.

First reference: TI-SmartView™ emulator software for the TI-30XS/TI-34 MultiView™ scientific calculators; TI-SmartView™ emulator software for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator; TI-SmartView™ emulator software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family; TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family.

Second reference: TI-SmartView™ emulator, TI-SmartView™ software

A trademark of Texas Instruments

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TI-Basic

Definition: TI-Basic is the unofficial name of a BASIC-like language built into Texas Instruments graphing calculators, including the TI-83 series, TI-84 Plus series, TI-89 series, TI-92 series, TI-73 and TI-Nspire™ series. TI rarely refers to the language by name, but the name TI-Basic has been used in some developer documentation.

TI Teacher Bundle

Definition: A TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator or TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator, plus software.

»         TI-84 Plus CE Teacher Bundle

»         TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher Bundle

TI Technology Rewards Program

Definition: A loyalty program for educators where they accumulate points redeemable for additional TI products and services.

Usage: Spell out in all references.

Topics in Algebra 1 (Chapters 1–5) App

Definition: Add-on app available for the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, and the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator family; preloaded on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Usage: Spell out in all references.

Transfer Press-to-Test

Definition: A TI-Nspire™ menu option for the Press-to-Test feature.

Transformation Graphing App

Definition: Add-on app for the TI-83 graphing calculator family; preloaded on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator.

Ultrasonic Ranger Module

Definition: A module that works with TI-Innovator™ Technology that measures distance from the module in centimeters, for use in programming and STEM projects.

Update

Definition: The preferred term when referencing the availability of new operating system features or software for TI graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ technology.


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Glossary Term Meaning / guidelines

Version

Definition: The preferred term for a program update to TI-Nspire™ computer software; the TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator is referenced with the term operating system.

Example: TI-Nspire™ users can update their graphing calculator to operating system 3.0 and their computer software to version 3.0.

See also: Operating system

Vernier DataMate™ App

Definition: A preloaded app on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator; available for the TI-83 graphing calculator; the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator, the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator, and the Voyage™ 200 calculator.

Disclaimer: Vernier DataMate is a trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier DataQuest™ App for
TI-Nspire™ technology

Definition: A built-in application for TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators and computer software that enables users to create hypotheses graphically and replay data collection experiments, all in a single application.

Disclaimer: Vernier DataQuest is a trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

TI-Nspire™ is a trademark of Texas Instruments

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Vernier EasyData® app

Definition: Add-on application for the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; preloaded on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family.

Disclaimer: Vernier EasyData is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier EasyData® software

Definition: Downloadable data collection software that is compatible with the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator and the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family.

Disclaimer: Vernier EasyData is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier EasyLink® USB sensor interface

Definition: Compatible with TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle, Vernier EasyLink® USB Sensor allows collection and analysis of real-world data.

First reference: Vernier EasyLink® USB sensor interface

Second reference: EasyLink®

Disclaimer: Vernier EasyLink is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor

Definition: Compatible with TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle, Vernier EasyTemp® temperature sensor systems allows collection and analysis of real-world data.

First reference: Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor

Second reference: EasyTemp® sensor

Disclaimer: Vernier EasyTemp is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier Go!® Link USB sensor interface

Definition: A low-cost USB sensor interface that supports more than 40 Vernier sensors for use with PC and Mac® computers.

Disclaimer: Vernier Go! is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier Go!® Motion® USB motion detector

Definition: Vernier’s next-generation motion detector that connects directly to a computer’s USB port — eliminating the need for an additional data-collection interface — to collect position, velocity and acceleration data of moving objects.

Disclaimer: Vernier Go!Motion is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier Go!Temp® Temp USB temperature sensor

Definition: Plug Go!Temp into your PC or Mac® computer, start the free Logger Lite™ software (included), and click “Collect” to see the temperature graph plotted in real time.

Disclaimer: Vernier Go!Temp is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier LabPro®

Definition: A versatile sensor interface that supports the TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator; TI-83 Plus graphing calculator; the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator family; and TI-Nspire™ with TI-84 Plus Keypad.

First reference: Vernier LabPro® (for product name)

Disclaimer: Vernier LabPro is a registered trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Vernier Software & Technology

Definition: A TI partner since 1993, Vernier provides a wide range of math and science data collection solutions that connect directly to TI teaching and learning technology.

volume license

Definition: A TI computer software license type that allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers and, once activated, can be used without network connectivity.

Voyage™ 200 calculator

Definition: Innovative horizontal design features a full QWERTY keyboard and larger display for advanced engineering courses.

First reference: Voyage™ 200 calculator

Second reference: Voyage™ 200

A trademark of Texas Instruments

Workshop Loan Program (WOLOP)

Definition: Program that permits borrowing TI calculators for evaluation or workshops.

First reference: Workshop Loan Program (WOLOP)

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Workspaces

Definition: Functionality that provides educators fast, easy and direct access to documents and lessons, both on the classroom computer and from the Internet without launching a browser.

The TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System supports all five workspace functions; TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software supports two of the five.

The five workspaces are:

»         Class Workspace (TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System only)

»         Content Workspace (TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software)

»         Document Workspace (TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software)

»         Portfolio Workspace (TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System only)

»         Review Workspace (TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System only)


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