Education Technology
  • 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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  • 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 First Winner of the Spread the Math Love Contest Who Is Making Military Dreams Come True

    Posted 05/29/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    While the school year is winding down, TI’s new Spread the Math Love Contest is heating up. Meet the first winner, a calculus teacher from Florida, and find out how you can nominate someone you know to help make their dreams come true.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Stacy Thibodeaux

    Posted 04/08/2019 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Stacy Thibodeaux, a biology teacher from Youngsville, Louisiana, who strives to instill a love of learning in her students.

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  • 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.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Tim Collier

    Posted 02/25/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Tim Collier, who likes to combine math and play to bring complex concepts to life for his students.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Katie England

    Posted 11/13/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Katie England, a teacher who’s on a mission to change students minds about math.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Jessica Kohout

    Posted 10/24/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Jessica Kohout, a biology teacher with a “Ms. Frizzle approach” to teaching.

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Fatemia Fuson

    Posted 09/26/2018 by Kim Gonzales

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Fatemia Fuson, a graphic designer turned math and computer science teacher.

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  • 3 Fun Ways to Create Seating Charts

    Posted 09/18/2018 by Kim Thomas – High School Math Teacher and Life-Long Learner

    Take a chore and make it into a game! Read 3 ways to make seating charts you and your students will love.

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  • Survey Says: Kids Like Math!

    Posted 08/28/2018 by Peter Balyta, Ph.D., President of Texas Instruments Education Technology

    Contrary to popular belief, students actually like math a lot more than they let on.  A new study from Texas Instruments reveals nearly twice as many students like math as those who dislike it. Keep reading to see what middle and high school students say motivates them most in math class.

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  • You only get one 'first day of school' – use it wisely

    Posted 08/27/2018 by Jeff McCalla - Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis, TN.

    Don’t be afraid to take a risk with your students on the first day of school. In my 25 years of teaching, I’ve learned a thing or two about getting students into the right mindset for learning. 

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