Education Technology
  • 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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  • 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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  • TI STEM Camps Open New Doors for Students in Rural West Virginia

    Posted 11/04/2022 by Harshal S. Chhaya (@hschhaya)

    The summer of 2020 was filled with uncertainty. Schools had just wrapped up a year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and summer programming was not a high priority for most school districts. Read more on how Crystal Bishop extended STEM opportunities to rural WV students.

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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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  • 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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  • 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.

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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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  • Behind the Scenes of “Room To Grow: A Math Podcast”

    Posted 06/17/2022 by Joanie Funderburk, Strategic Alliance Director (@JoanieFun)

    Meet the hosts of the popular podcast “Room To Grow” as they share a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into planning the topics and producing the podcast that highlights challenges math teachers face. Learn more about this podcast that captures authentic discussion between former math educators.

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  • Expanding Your Wealth of Knowledge Through Financial Literacy

    Posted 04/14/2022 by Lindsay A. Gold, Ph.D. (@lindsayanngold)

    April is Financial Literacy Month. Here are three strategies you can use to help your students develop their (and your) financial literacy, along with activity ideas to integrate into your mathematics classroom.

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  • 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….

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  • Mission Impossible: A Perfect March Madness® Bracket

    Posted 03/04/2022 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    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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  • Puzzling Students to Push Their Understanding

    Posted 02/25/2022 by Timothy Collier (@tcollier314)

    Puzzle Problems are a tool to help students learn to communicate their mathematical thinking. Learning to justify collaboratively and individually is the foundation upon which sound reasoning and effective modeling can grow.

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  • 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.

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  • Math and Python: A Great Valentine’s Day Couple

    Posted 02/04/2022 by Adam Pennell (@apennell1)

    Valentine’s Day is a time of love, and who doesn’t love math and Python? Have your students use Python to shoot cupid’s arrow through a heart while learning about linear and quadratic functions. Math and Python using TI technology: a match made for Valentine’s Day.

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

    Posted 10/06/2021 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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  • TI Calculators + Chromebook™ Computers = A Powerful Combo for Math Class

    Posted 09/24/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    Texas Instruments graphing calculators continue to be crucial tools for teaching and learning mathematics. In this post, we’ll explore some ways in which TI graphing calculators and Chromebook™ notebook computers can be used side by side for a great pedagogical experience.

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  • Shifting From Learning Loss to Recovering Learning in the New School Year

    Posted 09/02/2021 by Joanie Funderburk, Strategic Alliance Director (@JoanieFun)

    Language around “learning loss” has dominated the media, professional education organizations and conversations amongst educators. It makes logical sense to assume that because students were not consistently in classrooms they weren’t learning math as they would have without the pandemic. By shifting our perspectives, we can view each of these challenges as an opportunity for positive change, growth and recovery.

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  • Designing Your Classroom With Purpose

    Posted 08/23/2021 by Emily Kraus (@krausmath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    As I prepare for a new year, the first thing that always pops into my mind is my classroom: the setup, the layout, the functionality, the organization … and, of course, the aesthetic. I want every square inch to serve as a resource or reference for my students.

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