Education Technology
  • Behind the Scenes of TI Codes

    Posted 01/21/2022 by John Hanna

    Take a peek behind the scenes of TI Codes with the author himself, John Hanna. Learn more about the history and conception of this popular free web resource that is teaching students and teachers to code in TI-Basic and Python on their TI calculators.

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  • Top 10 T³™ Webinars From 2021

    Posted 01/14/2022 by Erica Schiller

    Is professional learning one of your 2022 goals? We can help you get started with a list of the top 10 most watched T³™ Webinars from 2021. Watch on your schedule and at your own pace. You can knock one out in no time.

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  • Monday Night Calculus: Your Questions, Our Answers

    Posted 01/11/2022 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    For the 2021–22 school year, TI has once again 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. Like last year, 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 AP® Calculus.

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  • How to Host Your Own TI Codes Contest

    Posted 01/07/2022 by Alison Steele, Senior Marketing Manager

    Want to help your students prepare for this year’s TI Codes Contest? Or just looking for some light, fun STEM competition to bring to your school or group? Check out this guide and download templates to help hold your own mini TI Codes Contest!

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  • Choose Your Own Adventure: 5 Projects To Get Students Coding With Python!

    Posted 12/03/2021 by Becky Byer @ bb31415

    Computer Science Education Week is just around the corner … are you ready for some Python fun with your students? How do you plan to spend the week? Read on to learn about 5 projects to get students coding with Python.

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  • Leveraging CAS to Explore and Teach Mathematics

    Posted 11/19/2021 by Scott Knapp (@scottknapp)

    CAS isn't only a tool to help find answers. CAS can be used to understand the math behind the answers it computes. Here, we’ll look at examples that demonstrate how CAS benefits teaching and exploring concepts in the math classroom.

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  • Build It With TI: Science Olympiad

    Posted 11/15/2021 by Mike Smith and Erick Archer

    Help your Science Olympiad team prepare for changes to the Detector Building event with TI resources.

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  • Have an AWEsum Fibonacci Day!

    Posted 11/12/2021 by Ron Lancaster, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto

    Imagine a moment — let’s call it an awe moment — when something took your breath away, caught you off guard or surprised you. Now imagine an encounter with mathematics that left you awestruck. Read on to find out three awe moments to share with your students.

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  • To STEM and Beyond!

    Posted 11/01/2021 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    Read all about how one teacher uses TI technology in her STEM/robotics class to engage students, and support computer science and Python coding.

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  • Transformation Graphing — the Families of Functions Modular Video Series to the Rescue!

    Posted 10/29/2021 by Tom Reardon

    Learn about a free resource from TI that offers over 250 videos to help students understand these essential graphs and their transformations.

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  • Top 3 Halloween-Themed Classroom Activities

    Posted 10/22/2021 by Mark Watson

    Get students engaged in learning with zombies, maggots and ghostly things. These Halloween-themed activities offer great opportunities to turn class time into good, ghoulish fun — while still delivering instructional, standards-aligned content that’s relevant to your lesson plans.

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  • In Honor of National Chemistry Week, 5 “Organic” Ways to Incorporate TI Technology Into Chemistry Class

    Posted 10/15/2021 by Stacy Thibodeaux, Chemistry Teacher

    Did you know it’s National Chemistry Week? A community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS), National Chemistry Week is a celebration among chemists, chemistry students and chemistry enthusiasts. To commemorate this special week in science, I’m sharing five of my favorite ways to incorporate TI technology into your chemistry classroom.

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  • 5 Spook-tacular Ways to Bring the Halloween “Spirits” Into Your Classroom

    Posted 10/06/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Up your Halloween game with some of our favorite fall activities for your math and science classroom.

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  • TI Calculators + Chromebook™ Computers = A Powerful Combo for Math Class

    Posted 09/24/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    Texas Instruments graphing calculators continue to be crucial tools for teaching and learning mathematics. In this post, we’ll explore some ways in which TI graphing calculators and Chromebook™ notebook computers can be used side by side for a great pedagogical experience.

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  • 5 Favorite TI Resources for Back to School

    Posted 09/17/2021 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, Texas Instruments

    TI can help ease the beginning of the year ramp up with many resources to get you and your students up to speed, no matter what calculator they are using. Let’s take a look at five favorite TI resources to get your year started off right.

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  • Shifting From Learning Loss to Recovering Learning in the New School Year

    Posted 09/02/2021 by Joanie Funderburk, Strategic Alliance Director (@JoanieFun)

    Language around “learning loss” has dominated the media, professional education organizations and conversations amongst educators. It makes logical sense to assume that because students were not consistently in classrooms they weren’t learning math as they would have without the pandemic. By shifting our perspectives, we can view each of these challenges as an opportunity for positive change, growth and recovery.

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  • You Can Teach an Old Snake New Tricks: Computer Science on the TI-84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator

    Posted 08/27/2021 by Becky Byer

    When I first heard Python was on the new TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator, I wondered how this is different from programming Python on other platforms. Find out how this can benefit computer science students.

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  • Designing Your Classroom With Purpose

    Posted 08/23/2021 by Emily Kraus (@krausmath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    As I prepare for a new year, the first thing that always pops into my mind is my classroom: the setup, the layout, the functionality, the organization … and, of course, the aesthetic. I want every square inch to serve as a resource or reference for my students.

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  • Going Back to School With Stations

    Posted 08/20/2021 by Jamie Miller (@jamiemillermath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    Utilizing stations the first week of school sets the tone for the school year. It shows your students that your classroom will be filled with student voice, collaboration, engagement and movement.

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  • Tips for Surviving the School Year, Whatever It May Look Like!

    Posted 08/13/2021 by Jessica Kohout (@MrsKohout)

    Make the most out of this school year with these five tips on surviving in times of uncertainty.

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