Education Technology
  • Behind the Scenes of TI Codes

    Posted 01/21/2022 by John Hanna

    Take a peek behind the scenes of TI Codes with the author himself, John Hanna. Learn more about the history and conception of this popular free web resource that is teaching students and teachers to code in TI-Basic and Python on their TI calculators.

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  • How to Host Your Own TI Codes Contest

    Posted 01/07/2022 by Alison Steele, Senior Marketing Manager

    Want to help your students prepare for this year’s TI Codes Contest? Or just looking for some light, fun STEM competition to bring to your school or group? Check out this guide and download templates to help hold your own mini TI Codes Contest!

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  • Choose Your Own Adventure: 5 Projects To Get Students Coding With Python!

    Posted 12/03/2021 by Becky Byer @ bb31415

    Computer Science Education Week is just around the corner … are you ready for some Python fun with your students? How do you plan to spend the week? Read on to learn about 5 projects to get students coding with Python.

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  • To STEM and Beyond!

    Posted 11/01/2021 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    Read all about how one teacher uses TI technology in her STEM/robotics class to engage students, and support computer science and Python coding.

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  • 5 Spook-tacular Ways to Bring the Halloween “Spirits” Into Your Classroom

    Posted 10/06/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Up your Halloween game with some of our favorite fall activities for your math and science classroom.

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  • You Can Teach an Old Snake New Tricks: Computer Science on the TI-84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator

    Posted 08/27/2021 by Becky Byer

    When I first heard Python was on the new TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator, I wondered how this is different from programming Python on other platforms. Find out how this can benefit computer science students.

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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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  • Coding Like a Girl (Scout), and Loving It!

    Posted 08/06/2021 by Jennifer Kass

    Texas Instruments collaborated with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to create activities for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors that allow them to earn the Coding for Good, Coding Basics badge. By using a graphing calculator that they may already be familiar with from their math and science classes, this gives girls a friendly introduction to coding.

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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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