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

    Posted 09/16/2020 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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  • 7 Reasons Why Python on the TI-Nspire™ CX II Graphing Calculator Is a Must-Have for Your Classroom

    Posted 09/15/2020 by Harshal S. Chhaya (@hschhaya)

    Experience the power of Python, a popular programming language, on a familiar and powerful platform, the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator.

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  • Virtual Icebreakers … as Easy as 1-2-3!

    Posted 09/04/2020 by Jennifer Kass (@jennkass)

    We’re sharing some of our favorite icebreakers that can be done virtually to help teachers build a sense of connection and community with their classes.

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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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  • Texas Instruments Brings Its Hands-On Coding Workshops to ShadOnline

    Posted 08/24/2020 by TI Staff

    When a 20-day coding program was forced to pivot to a virtual event, hundreds of students learned to solve coding problems through innovative workshops.

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  • Top 10 Books for Every Teacher’s Summer Reading List

    Posted 07/14/2020 by Kevin Spry, Manager, T³™ Professional Development, Texas Instruments, @kspry

    We asked some of our favorite educators for the books they turn to for inspiration in their work. Happy reading!

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  • Leveling the Math Playing Field

    Posted 05/19/2020 by Joanie Funderburk (@JoanieFun)

    The challenge around improving math education is significant and complex. The recent shift to online learning is only widening the educational opportunity gap between affluent and disadvantaged students. In this era of accountability, long-standing inequities are being exposed, and they demand our attention now.

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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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  • Top Tips From a Math Teacher for Taking the Online AP® Exam

    Posted 05/01/2020 by Kim Thomas, AP® test reader

    As AP® tests move online this spring, I’m sharing tips for math teachers, students and parents to prepare for this new format. The digital test includes important changes that students and teachers should become familiar with to be successful on test day.

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