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Top 10 T³™ Webinars From 2021

Posted 01/14/2022 by Erica Schiller

The start of a new year is the perfect time for setting new goals and prepping for the next few months of classes. Perhaps your goal is a large, year-long project, or maybe it’s a small, daily habit that you’d like to implement. Either way, one of the best ways to keep yourself motivated is by having a list.

If professional learning is one of your goals, we’ve put together a list to help you get started. Here are the top 10 most watched T³™ Webinars from 2021. These hour-long sessions are all free and available on demand. Watch recordings on your schedule and at your own pace.

After finishing a webinar, don’t forget to print a certificate of completion. This may be accepted at your school or district for continuing education credit.

  1. Introducing the TI-84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator
    Presented by Becky Byer and John Hanna

    Spend an hour getting acquainted with writing, running and editing Python programs. We start with the basics and then follow up with some cool coding demonstrations.

  2. Beginning Coding: Using TI Technology to Create Python Programs
    Presented by Amin Lalani and Toni Norrell

    Come code with us in Python, an easy-to-learn programming language used by many colleges, universities and major companies. TI makes coding in Python available to students using TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators to help prepare them for higher education and beyond.

  3. Math Activities for Students Who Hate Math
    Presented by Ellen Piekarski

    Have you had students think that “rise over run” was a PE exercise? Do their faces contort when you show them an equal sign between letters? Our presenter shares lessons developed to help students use technology in a way that makes math topics more accessible.

  4. Get the Most Out of Your TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator
    Presented by Linda Griffith and Ann Schlemper

    Discover how to help your students get the most out of their TI-84 Plus CE technology for your course and beyond. Our presenters highlight features of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators, including built-in capabilities and apps available on the TI-84 Plus CE model.

  5. Mathtastic Pi Day Activities
    Presented by Veronica Carlson and Kim Thomas

    Our presenters share pi activities for middle and high school classes designed to excite your students about the wonder of pi.

  6. Algebra Activities on the TI-84 Plus CE That Our Students Love
    Presented by Deb Nutt and Marian Prince

    Find some real-world activities to engage your students. Use algebra to catch a ball rolling off a ramp, and bring functions to life with the prospect of buying used cars.

  7. Geometry Grab Bag
    Presented by Karen Campe

    Have you only dipped your toe into the geometry features of TI technology? Jump in with both feet to explore constructing, calculating, capturing and conjecturing.

  8. Back-to-School Basics With TI-Nspire™ CX Technology
    Presented by Kyle Atkin and Nicole Moran

    Need a refresher on your TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator? Need to know how to get started? Want some ideas for effectively using your TI-Nspire™ CX technology in your math instruction? Watch this webinar to review some essential technology skills plus a few extras.

  9. Families of Functions: Explore 150+ Videos That Illustrate How to Graph Parent Functions and Their Transformations
    Presented by Tom Reardon

    Explore how to use this treasure trove of modular videos, and tailor the learning to your students and course needs. The colorful, animated videos show how to graph each of 13 parent functions.

  10. Stimulating Simulations for Statistics
    Presented by Becky Byer and Tracy Watson

    Simulations can be a powerful tool for teaching statistical concepts. Explore a variety of simulations to investigate sampling methods, power and sampling distributions.

If you enjoyed these on-demand webinars, check out our live, interactive webinars on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Central time to ask questions and share ideas with presenters and other participants. Find our list of upcoming T³™ Webinars here.

About the author: Erica Schiller is a Marketing Programs Manager at Texas Instruments Education Technology. In this role, she promotes professional development opportunities using TI technology to educators to support student success. Schiller has 30 years of experience in marketing, public relations and event planning in technology and education markets.