Education Technology
  • Making Math Connections Visually: Five Free Activities to Use in Your Algebra Class

    Posted 06/25/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Algebra is an essential part of every students’ math experience. However, we are often teaching abstract concepts that students struggle to grasp. Technology can help alleviate some of that pain by demonstrating those concepts in a new and intriguing way. In this post, we have pulled together five of our favorite algebra activities from the collection on the Math Nspired webpage. 

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  • Science Sims Can Be Phenomenal!

    Posted 03/20/2018 by Erick Archer

    The expression “seeing is believing” is usually true. But in science education, many of the concepts can be quite difficult for students to observe because they can be very small, very large, very fast or very slow. So how can we provide students with an experience of science phenomena in the confined 45 to 90 minutes of a class period? One option is with simulations. Try these 5 simulation-based lessons with your students.

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  • 3.1415… Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Posted 03/08/2018 by Kimberly Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

    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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  • Learn to Code with Your TI Graphing Calculator

    Posted 02/22/2018 by Kimberly Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

    I learned to program on my TI graphing calculator as a high school student in math class. It sparked a passion that lead me to graduate from MIT as an engineer. In this post, I’m sharing my secrets on how to get started coding with your TI calculator.

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  • 5 Engineering Projects You Can Do in Your Science Class

    Posted 02/19/2018 by Erick Archer

    Bring awareness to engineering careers with these 5 science and STEM activities.  Students learn about different engineering fields that use science everyday.

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  • Fall in Love with Polar Graphs: Top 4 Ways to Turn Heads with the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 02/05/2018 by Kimberly Gonzales

    In honor of Valentine’s Day, we teach you how to turn your TI graphing calculator into a love note.

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  • 5+ Tips for Using the TI-84 Plus in Your Math Class

    Posted 01/11/2018 by Tom Reardon

    In this post, Tom highlights the five tips for the TI-84 Plus that he highlighted in his Office Hours on Facebook Live.  Missed the Facebook Live or want to watch it again? The link is included in the blog post. Download a PDF guide that details more of Tom’s tips for using the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator in your math class.

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  • Celebrate Jack Kilby Day

    Posted 09/05/2017 by Texas Instruments

    3 Ways to inspire innovation in your classroom on Jack Kilby Day

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  • Keep it real for back to school

    Posted 08/24/2017 by Texas Instruments

    9 things to really help with the new school year

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  • Find the Frequen-Z!

    Posted 07/10/2017 by Erick Archer

    New STEM Behind Hollywood activity designed to help embed coding into your math and science curriculum – and help your students avoid becoming snacks for zombies.

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