Education Technology
  • Learning With Your Students

    Posted 10/15/2018 by Jessica Kohout, biology teacher at Reservoir High School, Fulton, Md.

    It can be hard to try something new in your classroom, but the rewards outweigh the risks as students take the lead.

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  • A first-of-its-kind STEM strategy charts path to help educators

    Posted 10/12/2018 by Ron DeChristoforo, State Policy Director, Texas Instruments

    In a first-ever undertaking of its kind, four of the nation’s key education leadership groups have partnered to define a strategy for improving and advancing STEM learning for all students.  Read more.

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  • #NCTMregionals Hartford 2018 Recap

    Posted 10/09/2018 by Jennifer Del Toro

    Download TI session materials from #NCTMregionals Hartford 2018 

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  • The Math Behind “Going Viral”

    Posted 10/09/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    How does an ordinary social media post go viral? It’s simple math. Read more to learn how to use social media to explore exponential growth with your students.

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  • Real-World Applications of Chemistry

    Posted 10/01/2018 by Ray Lesniewski - Honors and AP Chemistry Teacher, Jones College Prep, Chicago, IL

    How do you connect an abstract subject like chemistry to the real world? What labs or activities can you do that will help students see the connections?

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Fatemia Fuson

    Posted 09/26/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Fatemia Fuson, a graphic designer turned math and computer science teacher.

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  • Which TI Calculator for the SAT® and Why?

    Posted 09/25/2018 by Jeff McCalla - Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis, TN

    You may be surprised to learn that most TI calculators are allowed on the SAT®. Take a brief dive into the history of the calculator and see the latest changes to the math section of the SAT®, all at the same time.

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  • Test your math strength against former pro-football player, John Urschel

    Posted 09/24/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    Do you have what it takes to go head-to-head with former pro-football player turned professional mathematician, John Urschel? Now is your chance to flex your mental muscles and find out.

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  • Tips for Transitioning to the TI-Nspire CX from the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 09/22/2018 by Karen Campe - Teachers Teaching with Technology National Instructor

    Are you transitioning to a TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator from a TI-84 Plus family model in your classroom?  Here are some suggestions to get you started.

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  • Six tips for using the TI-84 Plus CE on the SAT®

    Posted 09/20/2018 by Karen Campe - Teachers Teaching with Technology National Instructor

    On the SAT® Exam, calculators are allowed on one of the two math sections. Read on for tips to leverage your TI-84 Plus CE for success on test day!

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  • 3 Fun Ways to Create Seating Charts

    Posted 09/18/2018 by Kim Thomas – High School Math Teacher and Life-Long Learner

    Take a chore and make it into a game! Read 3 ways to make seating charts you and your students will love.

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  • Meet the Women in STEM Twitter Chat Panelists

    Posted 09/12/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    On Wednesday, September 19, Texas Instruments Education (@TICalculators) is hosting a Women in STEM Twitter Chat! Our goal is connect you to the awesome #WomenInSTEM community, both as a source of inspiration and a well of resources. Our panelists are female engineers, scientists, and mathematicians – women who are already encouraging the next generation of STEM leaders!  

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  • Survey Says: Kids Like Math!

    Posted 08/28/2018 by Peter Balyta, Ph.D., President of Texas Instruments Education Technology

    Contrary to popular belief, students actually like math a lot more than they let on.  A new study from Texas Instruments reveals nearly twice as many students like math as those who dislike it. Keep reading to see what middle and high school students say motivates them most in math class.

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  • You only get one 'first day of school' – use it wisely

    Posted 08/27/2018 by Jeff McCalla - Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis, TN.

    Don’t be afraid to take a risk with your students on the first day of school. In my 25 years of teaching, I’ve learned a thing or two about getting students into the right mindset for learning. 

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  • Three Pawsitively Fun TI-Nspire Math Activities

    Posted 08/26/2018 by Curtis Brown

    This blog is for all the dog lovers out there. In this post, we will share a few math activities that involve dogs. Who knew dogs were pedagogically helpful too?

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  • Tips for Surviving the First Week Back at School

    Posted 08/02/2018 by Jessica Kohout - Biology Teacher at Resevoir High School

    Make this the best school year ever with these 5 tips on surviving the first week of school.

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  • Dive in and win!

    Posted 07/16/2018 by Texas Instruments

    This summer, make a splash with all things math! Dive in for a chance to win a free TI-84 Plus CE and/or a limited-edition, custom calculator pool float. We’re giving away prizes every week through August 17th.

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  • Summer of STEM: Disappearing Cups

    Posted 07/09/2018 by Erick Archer

    Use an organic solvent to make a cup disappear.

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  • Five Free Activities For Teaching Calculus

    Posted 07/05/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Calculus is the study of rates of change and how things vary together. Dynamic interactivity is key to teaching this course. In this blog post, we will discuss 5 key interactive activities for teaching concepts in calculus using TI-Nspire CX technology. 

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  • Summer of STEM: Loop to Loop Cups

    Posted 07/02/2018 by Erick Archer

    Defy gravity by using household items to create a launcher that soars through the air. 

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