Education Technology
  • 5 Favorite TI Resources for Back to School

    Posted 09/17/2021 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, Texas Instruments

    TI can help ease the beginning of the year ramp up 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 five favorite TI resources to get your year started off right.

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  • Monday Night Calculus: Your Questions, Our Answers

    Posted 09/14/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    For the 2021–22 school year, TI has once again 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. Like last year, 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 AP® Calculus.

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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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  • Going Back to School With Stations

    Posted 08/20/2021 by Jamie Miller (@jamiemillermath) (in partnership with @TICalculators)

    Utilizing stations the first week of school sets the tone for the school year. It shows your students that your classroom will be filled with student voice, collaboration, engagement and movement.

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  • Tips for Surviving the School Year, Whatever It May Look Like!

    Posted 08/13/2021 by Jessica Kohout (@MrsKohout)

    Make the most out of this school year with these five tips on surviving in times of uncertainty.

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  • Monday Night Calculus With Steve Kokoska and Tom Dick

    Posted 04/06/2021 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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  • National Robotics Week
    National Robotics Week

    Celebrate National Robotics Week With Supervised Teardowns

    Posted 04/02/2021 by Harshal S. Chhaya, Systems Engineer and Product Manager (@hschhaya)

    Supervised teardowns are a tear-ific and engaging way to introduce students to engineering and robotics. Investigating the insides of familiar products sparks curiosity and encourages exploration. This National Robotics Week, encourage your students to learn what’s inside the devices they use on a daily basis.

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  • Statistics Office Hours With Expert Daren Starnes

    Posted 03/02/2021 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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  • The Best of TI’s Science Lessons

    Posted 12/15/2020 by Erick Archer

    These are my eight favorite science activities from TI’s ScienceNspired.com website.

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  • A Back to School Like No Other: A Lesson in Resilience

    Posted 08/25/2020 by Peter Balyta (@pbalyta)

    As students head back to school, whether in the classroom or at the kitchen table, what we are asking of our teachers is nothing short of heroic. Read my thoughts on preparing for a back to school like no other.

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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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  • Engage All Students With Questioning Strategies

    Posted 01/31/2020 by Emily Kraus

    How many times have you heard an administrator, professional development presenter or master teacher say, “100% engagement”? I have lost count. Would you believe me if I said there really is a way to engage all of your students, even the most distracted, most reluctant learner?

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  • ICYMI: Top 10 Webinars of 2019

    Posted 01/10/2020 by Erica Schiller

    Is professional development one of your 2020 goals? We can help you get started with a list of the top 10 most watched webinars from 2019. These are all free and on-demand. You can knock one out in no time!

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  • A Teacher’s Take on Prioritizing Self-Care for a New Year, New You

    Posted 12/31/2019 by Stephanie Yi

    Jumpstart your self-care routine for a better you in the new year with three tips from Stephanie Yi, a seventh grade math teacher in Boston.

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  • Why It’s Good to Make Mistakes in Math Class

    Posted 12/20/2019 by Kate Bing Coners

    If you’re a math teacher, you’re familiar with students anxiously asking to use their calculators. For them, it may feel like a secret weapon that will help them be more successful in math class.

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  • How to Start the Year on a Math High

    Posted 09/30/2019 by Emily Kraus

    It is crucial to establish a positive, engaging and welcoming environment for all learners, especially the most reluctant. Here are five ways you can start the year on a math high.

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