Education Technology
  • Announcing USACAS 11

    Posted 04/26/2019 by Curtis Brown

    Every other year, mathematics and science educators from around the world descend on Chicago for a teaching conference focused on exploring how Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) can be used in the classroom to further students’ mathematical thinking and understanding. This year, USACAS 11 will be held June 14–16 at Highland Park High School, about 20 minutes from O’Hare International Airport. Attend the Friday night dinner with Thomas Dick, Ph.D., from Oregon State University as ...

  • Graphing Calculators Are Now Approved for the AP® Biology Exam, but What Else Can I Do With Them?

    Posted 04/22/2019 by Erick Archer

    Now that graphing calculators are permitted on the AP® Biology exam, learn how graphing calculators can help students achieve the Science Practices for AP® science courses.

  • Madness in March Underscores the “M” in STEM

    Posted 04/16/2019 by Peter Balyta, Ph.D.

    April may be the official month for mathematics awareness, but I marked it in March through five conferences on two continents and hundreds of discussions with educators who all agree on one thing: We are in a STEM education crisis.

  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Stacy Thibodeaux

    Posted 04/08/2019 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Stacy Thibodeaux, a biology teacher from Youngsville, Louisiana, who strives to instill a love of learning in her students.

  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Lisa Goddard

    Posted 03/25/2019 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Lisa Goddard, who loves getting to see the aha! moment on her students’ faces when they learn a difficult concept.

  • Celebrating Girl Scouts Day: Seeing Herself in STEM

    Posted 03/12/2019 by Peter Balyta, Ph.D.

    Girls can’t be what they can’t see. On Girl Scouts Day, Peter Balyta challenges us all to #ThinkOutsidetheCookieBox to inspire and motivate girls to pursue #STEM fields.

  • Introducing the TI-Nspire CX II

    Posted 03/06/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Introducing a more powerful processor, new coding and math features and a fresh, new look.

  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Tim Collier

    Posted 02/25/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Tim Collier, who likes to combine math and play to bring complex concepts to life for his students.

  • Nothing Says “I Love You” Like an Absolute Value Graph ❤

    Posted 02/11/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Who needs Hallmark? Win your students’ hearts with homemade math valentines.

  • Free Resources for AP® Calculus

    Posted 01/28/2019 by Curtis Brown, math specialist, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas

    TI in Focus resources include videos, documents and calculator files that explore scoring, common misconceptions and techniques for approaching topics in the released free-response questions of the AP® Calculus AB and BC exams through the lens of graphing technology.

  • How Else Can We Show This?

    Posted 12/17/2018 by Karen Campe, Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) National Instructor

    Use multiple representations on TI graphing calculators to examine math problems through different lenses.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • #NCTMregionals Seattle 2018 Recap

    Posted 12/07/2018 by Jennifer Del Toro

    Download TI session materials from #NCTMregionals Seattle 2018 

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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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