Education Technology
  • Discover Yoga’s Flexibility in Math Class

    Posted 06/14/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    To celebrate International Day of Yoga, we are sharing a few of our favorite ways to add movement into math class. Namaste!

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  • Get Out and #SpreadMathLove

    Posted 06/02/2021 by Alison Steele, Senior Marketing Manager

    Looking for a fun, safe way to get outside? A new geocaching adventure is the perfect way to explore the outdoors, and help spread math love all around the world.

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  • AP® Statistics: 6 Math Functions You Must Know for the TI-Nspire™ CX Graphing Calculator

    Posted 05/04/2021 by Curtis Brown, @cbmathguy

    The AP® Statistics exam requires a deep understanding of the concepts, but also an ability to carry out statistical computations. So what functionalities on your calculator are best to know and use when taking the exam? We highlight six features of the TI-Nspire™ CX family of graphing calculators that are “must-knows” in preparing for success in class and on exams.

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  • Top Tips for Tackling the SAT® with the TI-84 Plus CE

    Posted 04/19/2021 by Karen Campe (@KarenCampe)

    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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  • Which TI Calculator for the SAT® and Why?

    Posted 04/06/2021 by Jeff McCalla - Jeff McCalla, Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis

    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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  • Monday Night Calculus With Steve Kokoska and Tom Dick

    Posted 04/06/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has 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. 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 the course.

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

    Posted 04/05/2021 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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  • National Robotics Week
    National Robotics Week

    Celebrate National Robotics Week With Supervised Teardowns

    Posted 04/02/2021 by Harshal S. Chhaya, Systems Engineer and Product Manager (@hschhaya)

    Supervised teardowns are a tear-ific and engaging way to introduce students to engineering and robotics. Investigating the insides of familiar products sparks curiosity and encourages exploration. This National Robotics Week, encourage your students to learn what’s inside the devices they use on a daily basis.

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    White TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

    AP® Statistics: 6 Math Functions You Must Know for the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Curtis Brown

    The AP® Statistics exam requires a deep understanding of the concepts, but also an ability to carry out statistical computations. So what functionalities on your calculator are best to know and use of when taking the exam? We highlight 6 features of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator that are “must-knows” in preparing for success in the class and on the exam.

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  • How To Use the TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators To Succeed on the ACT®

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    Use your TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to uncover the hidden concepts behind tough ACT® questions. I’m sharing my top tips for using your TI calculator as a discovery tool instead of a machine that spits out answers.

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  • Top Tips from a science teacher for taking AP® exams in 2021

    Posted 04/01/2021 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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  • My Top Takeaways From T³IC to Encourage, Engage and Empower

    Posted 03/25/2021 by Ariel J. Taylor, Ed.D., T³™ Regional Instructor (@DrArielJTaylor)

    ICYMI: This year’s virtual T³IC was filled with ideas to inspire, motivate and empower. I’m sharing a few of my favorites.

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  • Girl Scouts + Texas Instruments = A Winning Equation

    Posted 03/19/2021 by Michelle Grooms, TI Educational Technology Consultant (@Mlg5791)

    Did you know that Girl Scout troops can borrow TI technology and even have a TI expert lead girls through a STEM or coding experience to complete a badge? Keep reading to learn the different ways we can support your troop.

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  • Tips for First-Timers Entering the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 03/09/2021 by Erick Archer, TI Science Specialist

    Not sure if the TI Codes Contest is right for you? Follow these simple tips to get started even if you have little to no coding experience. Spoiler alert: Everyone should enter!

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  • 3.1415… Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Posted 03/08/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Celebrate pi day using these fun math activities your students are sure to love. It’s as easy as 3.1415….

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  • Statistics Office Hours With Expert Daren Starnes

    Posted 03/02/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has teamed up with author and master teacher, Daren Starnes, to provide live AP® Statistics sessions via YouTube geared toward teachers and students alike.

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  • A Teacher’s 5 Words That Changed My Life

    Posted 03/01/2021 by Tracy Hamilton, Electrical and Computer Engineer

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, I am sharing how my ninth grade algebra teacher had a profound impact on my life.

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  • Using TI-Nspire™ Technology To Creatively Solve ACT® Math Problems

    Posted 02/22/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    I’m sharing my favorite tips for using TI-Nspire™ technology to solve problems in non-traditional ways, including relation graphing, the Such That command, and converting radians to degrees.

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  • Erin Patterson
    Erin Patterson

    How a TI Calculator and a Few Special Teachers Added up to an Engineering Career

    Posted 02/18/2021 by Erin Patterson, TI Education Technology Software Development Manager

    This Engineers Week, meet the TI engineer who started playing with a TI calculator at the age of four and now tests TI calculators for a living.

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  • Straight-A Student Won’t Allow COVID-19 To Take Her Dreams

    Posted 02/08/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    This Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating straight-A senior Jasmine Calderon. After losing her father to COVID-19, she is inspiring everyone around her with her love for learning.

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