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

    Posted 11/13/2020 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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  • Statistics Office Hours With Expert Daren Starnes

    Posted 11/02/2020 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has teamed up with author and master teacher, Daren Starnes, to provide live AP® Statistics sessions via YouTube geared toward teachers and students alike.

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  • Can You Hear the Ball Bounce?

    Posted 09/21/2020 by Karlheinz Haas (@karl0294)

    How can we live up to the challenge of making a realistic connection between math and science instruction, using technology while we’re at it? In our new ball bounce activity, we take a new look at an “old” data-collection experiment. Adapted easily to a remote learning environment, teachers and students can share and analyze real-world data — it’s a slam dunk!

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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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  • Flattening the Curve: How You Can Learn to Stay Healthy With STEM

    Posted 03/26/2020 by Frederick Fotsch

    Everyone is scrambling to figure out how to keep the learning going. Teachers are being asked to create online content and lessons for students to consume at home. In this activity, students learn what it means to “flatten the curve” and understand why certain behaviors will help to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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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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  • A Perfect March Madness® Bracket: What Are the odds?

    Posted 03/10/2020 by Curtis Brown (@cb_ltf)

    Every year, millions of people fill out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. If you’re like me, you hear that little voice saying, “What if I became the first person ever to fill out a perfect bracket?” But, do the math, and it’s easy to see the odds are overwhelmingly against it.

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  • How a TI Calculator Helped Launch an Engineering Career at TI

    Posted 02/05/2020 by Shreya Mandal

    Help get into the spirit of EWeek by reading how a TI calculator I“nspire”d an engineering career.

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

    Posted 10/21/2019 by Stacy Thibodeaux, Chemistry Teacher

    National Chemistry Week, which runs Oct. 20–26, 2019, raises awareness about the importance of chemistry to our quality of life.

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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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  • 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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  • Introducing the TI-Nspire CX II

    Posted 03/06/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Introducing a more powerful processor, new coding and math features and a fresh, new look.

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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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  • 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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  • How to introduce your students to computational thinking in the math classroom

    Posted 06/29/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Are you curious about how to introduce your students to computational thinking? Writing a program to demonstrate their understanding of a math concept is a great way for students to apply computational thinking in the math classroom. In this post, we’ll guide you through the steps to incorporate computational thinking and programming into your math classroom.

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  • 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. 

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  • TI Teacher of the Month: April 2018
    TI Teacher of the Month: April 2018

    Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Daniel Wilkie

    Posted 04/25/2018 by Kim Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Daniel Wilkie, a high school IB math teacher who gets his students involved in coding activities with “Coding Fridays.”

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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 coding club thumb

    How a math teacher started her school’s first coding club

    Posted 04/09/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Learn how math teacher, Jessica Kachur, helped her school launch its first coding club using robotics.  

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