Education Technology
  • Leveling the Math Playing Field

    Posted 05/19/2020 by Joanie Funderburk (@JoanieFun)

    The challenge around improving math education is significant and complex. The recent shift to online learning is only widening the educational opportunity gap between affluent and disadvantaged students. In this era of accountability, long-standing inequities are being exposed, and they demand our attention now.

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  • TI’s Response to COVID-19: We Are Here for You

    Posted 05/08/2020 by Peter Balyta (@pbalyta)

    As more schools transition to remote learning to limit the spread of the coronavirus, our team has been hard at work exploring new resources, and identifying existing ones, that can support students and teachers as they pivot to virtual learning.

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  • Top Tips From a Math Teacher for Taking the Online AP® Exam

    Posted 05/01/2020 by Kim Thomas, AP® test reader

    As AP® tests move online this spring, I’m sharing tips for math teachers, students and parents to prepare for this new format. The digital test includes important changes that students and teachers should become familiar with to be successful on test day.

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  • Top Tips From a Science Teacher for Taking the Online AP® Exam

    Posted 04/29/2020 by Jessica Kohout, AP® Biology teacher

    AP® exams will be administered differently this year. Get a quick overview on the new format and tips from a science teacher on prepping for the big day.

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  • Engage Students With This Real-World Earth Day Activity

    Posted 04/15/2020 by Tom Reardon (@tomreardon3)

    How many plastic straws are used in the U.S. each day? The answer to this and other plastic waste questions will surprise you in this Earth Day lesson that can be used for distance learning.

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  • Flattening the Curve: How You Can Learn to Stay Healthy With STEM

    Posted 03/26/2020 by Frederick Fotsch

    Everyone is scrambling to figure out how to keep the learning going. Teachers are being asked to create online content and lessons for students to consume at home. In this activity, students learn what it means to “flatten the curve” and understand why certain behaviors will help to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Top 5 Tips for Transitioning to Virtual Teaching

    Posted 03/20/2020 by Erica Schiller

    As you journey into the world of distance education, get tips on effective teaching strategies from an expert in the field. Plus, join our webinars next Tuesday and Wednesday to ask your questions about transitioning to virtual learning.

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  • The Long Road to My STEM Career

    Posted 03/12/2020 by Ada Woo, Ph.D.

    I took the long way around in my career path. Literally. I was born in Hong Kong, about 7,500 miles from Iowa City. Growing up, I didn’t have much encouragement to follow a STEM career path. Today, I’m sharing my STEM journey — the whole story — with girls so they can accept the failures and celebrate learning from them.

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  • A Perfect March Madness® Bracket: What Are the odds?

    Posted 03/10/2020 by Curtis Brown (@cb_ltf)

    Every year, millions of people fill out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. If you’re like me, you hear that little voice saying, “What if I became the first person ever to fill out a perfect bracket?” But, do the math, and it’s easy to see the odds are overwhelmingly against it.

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  • How a TI Calculator Helped Launch an Engineering Career at TI

    Posted 02/05/2020 by Shreya Mandal

    Help get into the spirit of EWeek by reading how a TI calculator I“nspire”d an engineering career.

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