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#NCTMregionals Hartford 2018 Recap

Posted 10/09/2018 by Jennifer Del Toro

Thanks for stopping by the TI booth or joining a session at #NCTMregionals Hartford. We loved meeting all of you! You can check out some of the resources we shared, and download the materials from your favorite exhibitor workshop below.

TI Staff Photo at Booth
Texas Instruments Staff at the NCTM Hartford Booth

TI Exhibitor Workshops at #NCTMregionals Hartford 2018

Rate of Change: Algebra to Calculus
What if you could help students see slope not as an equation to memorize, but as a representation of real events? Get out of your seats to model relationships between position and time using hands-on data collection. Learn some surprising things about teaching rate of change from algebra through calculus.
Technology: TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator
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Driving On Mars: A Coding Problem
Have your students wondered how driverless cars work? Have you considered the math that it takes for vehicles to drive on Mars? In this session, we will code robotic vehicles using mathematics to drive, make turns and complete a challenge. Best part: no coding experience needed!
Technology: TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator; TI-Innovator™ Rover
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teachers at TI session on Rover
Teachers at the 'Driving On Mars: A Coding Problem' Session

Calculator Activities to Help Students Prepare for Normed Exams
Pick up tips for making best use of graphing technology to prepare for success on high stakes exams. This hands-on session will explore important strategies for technology use to help students develop understanding of highly tested topics and make use of this tool strategically.
Technology: TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator
Link to presentation