Education Technology
  • Breast Cancer: When Good DNA Goes Bad

    Posted 10/07/2022 by Jeff Lukens, retired biology teacher

    Follow the personal cancer ordeal of Kristi Egland, Ph.D., a researcher who was diagnosed with the same type of cancer that she was researching. Read Egland’s story and learn about one woman’s journey from diagnosis to treatment to cure as your students explore the biology behind cancer in the TI STEM Behind Health activity, “Breast Cancer: When Good DNA Goes Bad.”

  • 6 Sensational TI Resources to Jump-Start Your School Year

    Posted 08/12/2022 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, TI

    Summer may be coming to a close, but TI can help ease the back-to-school season 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 six favorite TI resources to get your year started off right.

  • 3.1415… Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Posted 03/11/2022 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….

  • TI’s Path to STEM Projects Are Now Available in Python

    Posted 02/18/2022 by Erick Archer, Market Strategy Manager

    Texas Instruments’ Path to STEM projects provide students stepping stones to learn fundamental concepts in electrical engineering through short hands-on activities using breadboards, wires and electronics components. Students will control the breadboard through coding. This program is designed for beginners, so no experience is necessary.

  • Field Goal vs. Ice Cream: The Ultimate Game Day Matchup

    Posted 02/07/2022 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, Texas Instruments

    Check out these engaging math and science lessons that are certain to bring a win to your classroom and set the stage for the big game coming up.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Learn to Code with Your TI Graphing Calculator

    Posted 09/16/2019 by Kimberly Gonzales, Coding Expert

    Learning how to program on your TI graphing calculator in high school can spark a passion that can lead to many amazing career choices. In this post, we are sharing secrets on how to get started coding with your TI calculator.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Making Math Connections Visually: Five Free Activities to Use in Your Algebra Class

    Posted 06/25/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Algebra is an essential part of every students’ math experience. However, we are often teaching abstract concepts that students struggle to grasp. Technology can help alleviate some of that pain by demonstrating those concepts in a new and intriguing way. In this post, we have pulled together five of our favorite algebra activities from the collection on the Math Nspired webpage. 

  • Science Sims Can Be Phenomenal!

    Posted 03/20/2018 by Erick Archer

    The expression “seeing is believing” is usually true. But in science education, many of the concepts can be quite difficult for students to observe because they can be very small, very large, very fast or very slow. So how can we provide students with an experience of science phenomena in the confined 45 to 90 minutes of a class period? One option is with simulations. Try these 5 simulation-based lessons with your students.

  • 3.1415… Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Posted 03/08/2018 by Kimberly Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

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

  • 5 Engineering Projects You Can Do in Your Science Class

    Posted 02/19/2018 by Erick Archer

    Bring awareness to engineering careers with these 5 science and STEM activities.  Students learn about different engineering fields that use science everyday.

  • Fall in Love with Polar Graphs: Top 4 Ways to Turn Heads with the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 02/05/2018 by Kimberly Gonzales

    In honor of Valentine’s Day, we teach you how to turn your TI graphing calculator into a love note.

  • 5+ Tips for Using the TI-84 Plus in Your Math Class

    Posted 01/11/2018 by Tom Reardon

    In this post, Tom highlights the five tips for the TI-84 Plus that he highlighted in his Office Hours on Facebook Live.  Missed the Facebook Live or want to watch it again? The link is included in the blog post. Download a PDF guide that details more of Tom’s tips for using the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator in your math class.

  • Celebrate Jack Kilby Day

    Posted 09/05/2017 by Texas Instruments

    3 Ways to inspire innovation in your classroom on Jack Kilby Day

  • Find the Frequen-Z!

    Posted 07/10/2017 by Erick Archer

    New STEM Behind Hollywood activity designed to help embed coding into your math and science curriculum – and help your students avoid becoming snacks for zombies.

  • You Asked – TI Answered: Enabling Student Career Success Through Products Developed With and for Teachers

    Posted 06/12/2017 by Anthony Berkemeyer, Product Management and Systems Engineering Director, Education Technology

    In just the last six years, TI has introduced several new products to the market. And we continue to update our products to meet the needs of the classroom.

  • Five Tips for High School STEM Camps

    Posted 06/09/2017 by Peter Balyta, Ph.D., President of Texas Instruments Education Technology

    This year, a team from Texas Instruments set out to find ways to excite students about math and science by giving them a meaningful experience in solving a real-world STEM problem.

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