Education Technology
  • 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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  • Monday Night Calculus: Your Questions, Our Answers

    Posted 09/14/2021 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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  • 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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  • Coding Like a Girl (Scout), and Loving It!

    Posted 08/06/2021 by Jennifer Kass

    Texas Instruments collaborated with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to create activities for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors that allow them to earn the Coding for Good, Coding Basics badge. By using a graphing calculator that they may already be familiar with from their math and science classes, this gives girls a friendly introduction to coding.

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  • Going for Gold: 5 Sports-Themed Activities to Engage Your Students

    Posted 07/29/2021 by Brad Posnanski (@POSitive_MATH)

    On July 23, athletes began to assemble in a much-anticipated worldwide international athletic competition. Educators may find their minds racing on all the rich opportunities for sports-related ideas to engage students in the math and science classroom. Take a look at five activities you can try with your students.

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  • Using Python to Squeeze the Fun Back Into Math

    Posted 07/16/2021 by Becky Byer

    Python is included in the new TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator! Find out how Python on the handheld gives math teachers a tool that uses coding to teach and explore mathematics.

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  • From Wright Brothers to Ingenuity

    Posted 06/30/2021 by Karlheinz Haas (@karl0294)

    April 2021 marked the first time in history that an object built on Earth made a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The tiny NASA-built helicopter Ingenuity took off from aptly named Wright Brothers Field. This event provided teachers with a great opportunity to explore topics well within the high school, and even middle school, curriculum, and apply them through such a timely and exciting experience.

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  • 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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