Education Technology
  • Top 3 Halloween-Themed Classroom Activities

    Posted 10/22/2021 by Mark Watson

    Get students engaged in learning with zombies, maggots and ghostly things. These Halloween-themed activities offer great opportunities to turn class time into good, ghoulish fun — while still delivering instructional, standards-aligned content that’s relevant to your lesson plans.

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  • Monday Night Calculus: Your Questions, Our Answers

    Posted 10/19/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    For the 2021–22 school year, TI has once again teamed up with former AP® Calculus Chief Reader Steve Kokoska and former Test Development committee member Tom Dick, to provide content sessions for students and teachers. Like last year, the sessions will cover content and questions that teachers have asked for, as well as original, unique problems on topics that come up in the sequence of teaching AP® Calculus.

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  • In Honor of National Chemistry Week, 5 “Organic” Ways to Incorporate TI Technology Into Chemistry Class

    Posted 10/15/2021 by Stacy Thibodeaux, Chemistry Teacher

    Did you know it’s National Chemistry Week? A community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS), National Chemistry Week is a celebration among chemists, chemistry students and chemistry enthusiasts. To commemorate this special week in science, I’m sharing five of my favorite ways to incorporate TI technology into your chemistry classroom.

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  • 5 Spook-tacular Ways to Bring the Halloween “Spirits” Into Your Classroom

    Posted 10/06/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Up your Halloween game with some of our favorite fall activities for your math and science classroom.

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  • TI Calculators + Chromebook™ Computers = A Powerful Combo for Math Class

    Posted 09/24/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    Texas Instruments graphing calculators continue to be crucial tools for teaching and learning mathematics. In this post, we’ll explore some ways in which TI graphing calculators and Chromebook™ notebook computers can be used side by side for a great pedagogical experience.

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  • 5 Favorite TI Resources for Back to School

    Posted 09/17/2021 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, Texas Instruments

    TI can help ease the beginning of the year ramp up with many resources to get you and your students up to speed, no matter what calculator they are using. Let’s take a look at five favorite TI resources to get your year started off right.

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  • Shifting From Learning Loss to Recovering Learning in the New School Year

    Posted 09/02/2021 by Joanie Funderburk, Strategic Alliance Director (@JoanieFun)

    Language around “learning loss” has dominated the media, professional education organizations and conversations amongst educators. It makes logical sense to assume that because students were not consistently in classrooms they weren’t learning math as they would have without the pandemic. By shifting our perspectives, we can view each of these challenges as an opportunity for positive change, growth and recovery.

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  • You Can Teach an Old Snake New Tricks: Computer Science on the TI-84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator

    Posted 08/27/2021 by Becky Byer

    When I first heard Python was on the new TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator, I wondered how this is different from programming Python on other platforms. Find out how this can benefit computer science students.

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  • Designing Your Classroom With Purpose

    Posted 08/23/2021 by Emily Kraus (@krausmath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    As I prepare for a new year, the first thing that always pops into my mind is my classroom: the setup, the layout, the functionality, the organization … and, of course, the aesthetic. I want every square inch to serve as a resource or reference for my students.

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  • Going Back to School With Stations

    Posted 08/20/2021 by Jamie Miller (@jamiemillermath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    Utilizing stations the first week of school sets the tone for the school year. It shows your students that your classroom will be filled with student voice, collaboration, engagement and movement.

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