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  • Top 3 Halloween-Themed Classroom Activities

    Posted 10/22/2021 by Mark Watson

    Get students engaged in learning with zombies, maggots and ghostly things. These Halloween-themed activities offer great opportunities to turn class time into good, ghoulish fun — while still delivering instructional, standards-aligned content that’s relevant to your lesson plans.

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  • Going for Gold: 5 Sports-Themed Activities to Engage Your Students

    Posted 07/29/2021 by Brad Posnanski (@POSitive_MATH)

    On July 23, athletes began to assemble in a much-anticipated worldwide international athletic competition. Educators may find their minds racing on all the rich opportunities for sports-related ideas to engage students in the math and science classroom. Take a look at five activities you can try with your students.

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  • How To Use the TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators To Succeed on the ACT®

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    Use your TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to uncover the hidden concepts behind tough ACT® questions. I’m sharing my top tips for using your TI calculator as a discovery tool instead of a machine that spits out answers.

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  • Using TI-Nspire™ Technology To Creatively Solve ACT® Math Problems

    Posted 02/22/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    I’m sharing my favorite tips for using TI-Nspire™ technology to solve problems in non-traditional ways, including relation graphing, the Such That command, and converting radians to degrees.

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  • Tried-and-True Tips for ACT® Math Test Success

    Posted 01/22/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    In 2021, the ACT® still hopes to offer an online version of the exam, giving students a choice between a paper and pencil or a digital version. No matter what format you choose, a handheld TI graphing calculator can save you time and energy on the test and help you succeed.

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    Top 10 Features of TI-84 Plus for Taking the ACT®

    Posted 10/29/2020 by Tom Reardon (@tomreardon3)

    Taking the ACT Soon? Here are 10 features on the TI-84 Plus that help students do their best work on the ACT.

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  • Let’s Get Back to the Basics

    Posted 08/27/2019 by TI Staff

    Get back to the basics with a calculator activity that helps teachers assess their students’ understanding of previously learned math concepts.

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  • 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.

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  • End-of-Marking Period Feedback Is a Two-Way Street

    Posted 11/12/2018 by Karen Campe, Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) National Instructor

    How might we make end-of-marking period evaluations into a constructive tool for the teacher AND the students? Here is one teacher’s plan.

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  • 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?

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