Education Technology
  • Top Tips for Tackling the SAT® with the TI-84 Plus CE

    Posted 10/21/2020 by Karen Campe (@KarenCampe)

    On the SAT® Exam, calculators are allowed on one of the two math sections. Read on for tips to leverage your TI-84 Plus CE for success on test day!

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Perfect March Madness® Bracket: What Are the odds?

    Posted 03/10/2020 by Curtis Brown (@cb_ltf)

    Every year, millions of people fill out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. If you’re like me, you hear that little voice saying, “What if I became the first person ever to fill out a perfect bracket?” But, do the math, and it’s easy to see the odds are overwhelmingly against it.

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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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