Education Technology
  • Monday Night Calculus With Steve Kokoska and Tom Dick

    Posted 09/16/2020 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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  • TI’s Response to COVID-19: We Are Here for You

    Posted 05/08/2020 by Peter Balyta (@pbalyta)

    As more schools transition to remote learning to limit the spread of the coronavirus, our team has been hard at work exploring new resources, and identifying existing ones, that can support students and teachers as they pivot to virtual learning.

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  • Engage Students With This Real-World Earth Day Activity

    Posted 04/15/2020 by Tom Reardon (@tomreardon3)

    How many plastic straws are used in the U.S. each day? The answer to this and other plastic waste questions will surprise you in this Earth Day lesson that can be used for distance learning.

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  • Top 5 Tips for Transitioning to Virtual Teaching

    Posted 03/20/2020 by Erica Schiller

    As you journey into the world of distance education, get tips on effective teaching strategies from an expert in the field. Plus, join our webinars next Tuesday and Wednesday to ask your questions about transitioning to virtual learning.

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

    Posted 10/14/2019 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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  • Let’s Get Back to the Basics

    Posted 08/27/2019 by TI Staff

    Get back to the basics with a calculator activity that helps teachers assess their students’ understanding of previously learned math concepts.

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  • Get Ready for a Math-Packed School Year

    Posted 07/31/2019 by Courtney Ruggles

    Get ready for a math-packed school year. Enter for a chance to win a TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator of your choice. Prizes are awarded each week through Sept. 6, 2019.

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  • Meet the Mom and Math Teacher Who Is Spreading Major Math Love

    Posted 07/24/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Kimberly Karaman, a math teacher from Lacey, Washington, is the July winner of TI’s Spread the Math Love Contest. Read how Karaman is inspiring her own children and dozens of other students who come through her multi-level math classroom.

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  • Mission Celebration: Use Math to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Posted 07/16/2019 by Curtis Brown

    On July 20, 1969, astronauts walked on the moon. Fifty years later, celebrate this milestone on the moon with your students.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Hit a high note exploring the math behind music

    Posted 11/01/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Did you know that music is intimately rooted in math? Keep reading to explore the relationship between music and math and to explore a selection of TI lessons certain to pick up the tempo in your classroom.

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  • The Math Behind “Going Viral”

    Posted 10/09/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw

    How does an ordinary social media post go viral? It’s simple math. Read more to learn how to use social media to explore exponential growth with your students.

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  • Six tips for using the TI-84 Plus CE on the SAT®

    Posted 09/20/2018 by Karen Campe - Teachers Teaching with Technology National Instructor

    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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  • Dive in and win!

    Posted 07/16/2018 by Texas Instruments

    This summer, make a splash with all things math! Dive in for a chance to win a free TI-84 Plus CE and/or a limited-edition, custom calculator pool float. We’re giving away prizes every week through August 17th.

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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 04/16/2018 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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  • TI Codes Contest
    TI Codes Contest

    Insider Tips for Winning the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 04/11/2018 by Kim Gonzales, @kimsgonzales

    You’ve made it through the first round of the TI Codes Contest. Congratulations! Now the real fun begins as you sketch out a solid plan in hopes of advancing to the next round.

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    Bulletin Board product white ti 84 Plus CE ACT thumb

    Top 10 Features of TI-84 Plus for Taking the ACT®

    Posted 04/06/2018 by Tom Reardon, @tomreardon3

    Taking the ACT Soon? Here are 10 features on the TI-84 Plus that help students do their best work on the ACT.

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