Education Technology
  • Middle School Math Meets Python Game Design

    Posted 01/27/2023 by Becky Byer (@bb31415)

    How about incorporating some Python coding in the classroom, to achieve enrichment, remediation and grow all students mathematically? My students are always interested in adding some game play to the content! If you’ve never coded before, don’t let that stop you — keep reading.

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  • Top 10 T³™ Webinars From 2022

    Posted 01/20/2023 by Erica Schiller

    Are you looking for fun, new ways to engage your students using TI technology? Is professional learning one of your 2023 goals? You can get started with this list of the top 10 T³™ Webinars from 2022. Watch on your schedule and at your own pace.

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  • “Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells” … Falling Snow & Python Lists

    Posted 12/09/2022 by John Hanna

    It’s almost time for winter break. How about some falling snow, karaoke and Python lists to help get you in that winter mood?

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  • Computer Science Comes to Life With TI Technology

    Posted 12/02/2022 by Becky Byer (@bb31415)

    Check out TI’s new computer science resource site that offers engaging activities and projects to complement any computer science classroom. Take a tour of the new site with one of the educators, Becky Byer, who helped launch the site.

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  • Finding Fibonacci (Fibo) — 6 Examples That May Just Blow Your Mind!

    Posted 11/18/2022 by Brad Posnanski

    Fibonacci Day is Nov. 23. Join educator Brad Posnanski as he explores some unlikely hiding places for Fibonacci’s sequence, the Golden Ratio.

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  • Have You Heard About a Mixed Six Task?

    Posted 11/11/2022 by Vicki Carter (@vickimcarter)

    A Mixed Six is basically a mathematical task design using Pointon’s and Sangwin’s question taxonomy to develop thinking skills. Learn how you can use these strategies to make a difference in the actual understanding of mathematical concepts in your classroom.

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  • Intuition, Confidence, Simulation, Calculation: The MonTI Hall Problem and Python on the TI-Nspire™ CX II Graphing Calculator

    Posted 10/28/2022 by Steve Phelps (@MathTechCoach)

    The Monty Hall problem is a brain teaser, in the form of a probability puzzle, loosely based on an American television game show. Are you ready to “Make a Deal”?

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  • Carving Out Some Halloween Math Fun

    Posted 10/21/2022 by TI Staff

    Pumpkins, ghosts, cats, zombies and more! Spirits will soar in the math classroom with these fun, spooky-themed ideas and premade activities you can do with TI technology.

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  • How To Celebrate National Chemistry Week With Students

    Posted 10/14/2022 by Stacy Thibodeaux @stacythib

    Visualization and collection of real-world data is a great way to keep students involved in classroom instruction as well as foster their growth as scientific investigators.

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  • 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.”

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  • Students and Teachers Tell All About the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 09/30/2022 by Harshal S. Chhaya (@hschhaya)

    Read what students and teachers really think of the TI Codes Contest. Spoiler: They love it! We caught up with the 2022 finalists to get their take on their experiences and advice for future participants.

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  • Adding “Class” to Your Python Code

    Posted 09/09/2022 by John Hanna

    John Hanna is back at it with more tips and tricks to enhance your Python code using “classes.”

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  • Behind the Scenes of T³™ Summer Workshops

    Posted 09/02/2022 by Corey Boby, Virtual Arkansas Math Coach and AP® Calculus Teacher

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of our popular face-to-face T³™ Summer Workshops, from the perspective of the presenters!

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  • Decorate Your Classroom With TI

    Posted 08/26/2022 by Mark Watson

    With the new school year just around the corner, we offer free (and cute!) resources you can download to help make decorating your classroom one less thing to worry about.

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  • 3 Math Resources To Give Your Substitute Teacher

    Posted 08/19/2022 by Mark Watson

    The teacher may be out, but learning is still in. Explore our collection of video lessons to make sure your students can continue their learning while you’re away from class. All the featured resources here will help make it simpler for your substitute teacher.

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  • 7 Books To Beat the Summer Heat

    Posted 07/22/2022 by TI Staff

    It’s hot outside — time to beat the heat with a shady spot and a good book. We’ve got seven books to help every math teacher keep cool and expand their math teaching chops.

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  • I <3 Math, and Math Is Fun :-)

    Posted 07/15/2022 by Brad Posnanski

    World Emoji Day is July 17. Check out examples of emojis students can create using Python on their TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators for a fun, and engaging way to introduce coding in your classroom.

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  • Fireworks, Flags and the Fourth of July

    Posted 07/01/2022 by John Hanna

    Americans honor the Fourth of July with family and friends, cookouts and barbecues, parades, flags and … fireworks! Your calculator can help you get in the patriotic mood! Read more to learn how.

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  • Looking for a STEM Solution for Your Camps This Summer?

    Posted 05/13/2022 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    If your school or district is considering hosting STEM and coding camps this summer, take a look at Texas Instruments for resources, ideas, downloadable lessons and instructional videos. Plus, learn how to borrow everything you need to do the projects.

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  • Get Energized for the New School Year With the T³™ Summer of Learning

    Posted 05/02/2022 by Kevin Spry and Erica Schiller

    Summer break is an important time for teachers to recharge but also a time when educators can take the opportunity of flexible schedules to participate in a range of professional learning events to support their goals in math, science and STEM education. Read more to see what TI is offering this summer.

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