Education Technology
  • 5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Exam Week

    Posted 12/14/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    It’s here. Exam week. We’ve all been there — you’ve studied hard all year, put in the time, but sometimes it doesn’t feel like enough. Especially when you’re studying for multiple exams at one time, how do you keep yourself healthy and calm?

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  • The Best Equilibrium Simulation Ever

    Posted 12/12/2018 by Ray Lesniewski, Honors and AP® Chemistry teacher, Jones College Prep, Chicago, Illinois

    After trying many chemical equilibrium simulations, I finally found one that is absolutely fail-safe.

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  • #NCTMregionals Seattle 2018 Recap

    Posted 12/07/2018 by Jennifer Del Toro

    Download TI session materials from #NCTMregionals Seattle 2018 

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  • 12 Days of Holiday Math Challenges

    Posted 12/04/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Our gift to you this holiday season: 12 days of holiday-themed math challenges that will help sprinkle some holiday cheer into your classroom.

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  • What to Do Instead of a Traditional Final Exam

    Posted 12/03/2018 by Jeff McCalla, math teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, Memphis, Tennessee

    You aren’t giving a final exam? Have you lost your mind? Are there other ways to assess student progress in your classes?

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  • Testing Tips: Using Calculators on Class Assessments

    Posted 11/26/2018 by Karen Campe, Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) National Instructor

    Whether you are giving a short quiz, a chapter test or end-of-term exam, here are some tips for how to use TI calculators successfully on class assessments.

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  • Fibo-Nachos, Anyone? Have Some Tasty Fun Teaching the Fibonacci Sequence

    Posted 11/23/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Celebrate Fibonacci Day with a tasty way to teach the Fibonacci sequence. Your students and your taste buds will thank you for this recipe and classroom activity for creating Fibo-nachos.

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  • Girls in STEM: A Personal Perspective

    Posted 11/19/2018 by Jessica Kohout, biology teacher at Reservoir High School, Fulton, Md.

    STEM skills are important for all students. How can we get more girls interested in STEM topics and careers?

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  • 5 Teachers You Should Be Following on Instagram Right Now

    Posted 11/15/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Need some inspiration for your classroom? We’ve done our homework and found 5 Instagram accounts to add to your follow list right now. These teachers are sure to help get your creative juices flowing while adding some practical teaching advice and laughter along the way.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Katie England

    Posted 11/13/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Katie England, a teacher who’s on a mission to change students minds about math.

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  • End-of-Marking Period Feedback Is a Two-Way Street

    Posted 11/12/2018 by Karen Campe, Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) National Instructor

    How might we make end-of-marking period evaluations into a constructive tool for the teacher AND the students? Here is one teacher’s plan.

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  • #NCTMregionals Kansas City 2018 Recap

    Posted 11/06/2018 by Jennifer Del Toro

    Download TI session materials from #NCTMregionals Kansas City 2018 

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  • Slope: It Shouldn’t Just Be a Formula

    Posted 11/05/2018 by Curtis Brown, math specialist, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas

    Rate of change (aka slope) is a concept that reverberates throughout every level of mathematics. But, how do we help our students grasp this concept early on so that it connects from one level to the next?

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  • Hit a high note exploring the math behind music

    Posted 11/01/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Did you know that music is intimately rooted in math? Keep reading to explore the relationship between music and math and to explore a selection of TI lessons certain to pick up the tempo in your classroom.

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  • Art in Chemistry

    Posted 10/29/2018 by Ray Lesniewski, Honors and AP® Chemistry teacher, Jones College Prep, Chicago, Illinois

    Allow students to show their creative side in your chemistry class. I guarantee you will see some amazing results.

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  • Which Texas Instruments (TI) Calculator for the ACT® and Why?

    Posted 10/25/2018 by Jeff McCalla, math teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, Memphis, Tenn.

    In 2017, the ACT® changed its calculator policy. Does your TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator comply with the new policy?

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Jessica Kohout

    Posted 10/24/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Jessica Kohout, a biology teacher with a “Ms. Frizzle approach” to teaching.

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  • Innovation in Biology

    Posted 10/22/2018 by Jessica Kohout, biology teacher at Reservoir High School, Fulton, Md.

    Using engineering design to develop solutions for real-world problems.

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  • 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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