Education Technology
  • Leveraging CAS To Explore & Teach Mathematics, Part 2

    Posted 01/28/2022 by Scott Knapp (@scottknapp)

    In the second part of this post, learn even more how CAS can be used to understand the math behind the answers it computes. We will look at examples that demonstrate how CAS benefits teaching and exploring concepts in the algebra II classroom.

  • Leveraging CAS to Explore and Teach Mathematics

    Posted 11/19/2021 by Scott Knapp (@scottknapp)

    CAS isn't only a tool to help find answers. CAS can be used to understand the math behind the answers it computes. Here, we’ll look at examples that demonstrate how CAS benefits teaching and exploring concepts in the math classroom.

  • 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.

  • A Teacher’s 5 Words That Changed My Life

    Posted 03/01/2021 by Tracy Hamilton, Electrical and Computer Engineer

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, I am sharing how my ninth grade algebra teacher had a profound impact on my life.

  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Lisa Goddard

    Posted 03/25/2019 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Lisa Goddard, who loves getting to see the aha! moment on her students’ faces when they learn a difficult concept.

  • 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.

  • Slope: It Shouldn’t Just Be a Formula

    Posted 11/05/2018 by Curtis Brown, math specialist, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas

    Rate of change (aka slope) is a concept that reverberates throughout every level of mathematics. But, how do we help our students grasp this concept early on so that it connects from one level to the next?

  • Which Texas Instruments (TI) Calculator for the ACT® and Why?

    Posted 10/25/2018 by Jeff McCalla, math teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, Memphis, Tenn.

    In 2017, the ACT® changed its calculator policy. Does your TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator comply with the new policy?

  • Three Pawsitively Fun TI-Nspire Math Activities

    Posted 08/26/2018 by Curtis Brown

    This blog is for all the dog lovers out there. In this post, we will share a few math activities that involve dogs. Who knew dogs were pedagogically helpful too?

  • 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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    Celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month

    Posted 04/04/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Explore 4 lessons to bring awareness to some cool applications of mathematics.

  • Building Bridges with Math + Engineering

    Posted 02/20/2018 by Kelly Kutach @TIKellyK

    Build bridges, literally, between math and science concepts with this fun, and meaningful project that lets all students embrace their inner engineer.