Education Technology
  • Do Python Modules Really Have More Fun?

    Posted 06/03/2022 by John Hanna

    Discover how using modules in your Python programming on the TI-84 Plus CE Python and TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators can save your time and sanity, too!

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  • Get Your Promposal Ready — Try Balloons and Buttons

    Posted 04/11/2022 by John Hanna

    It’s prom season, and it can be hard to keep your students from daydreaming about prom night. How about an activity that will grab their attention while you sneak in some programming skills? Check out several examples for “promposals” on the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator.

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  • Math and Python: A Great Valentine’s Day Couple

    Posted 02/04/2022 by Adam Pennell (@apennell1)

    Valentine’s Day is a time of love, and who doesn’t love math and Python? Have your students use Python to shoot cupid’s arrow through a heart while learning about linear and quadratic functions. Math and Python using TI technology: a match made for Valentine’s Day.

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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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  • TI Calculators + Chromebook™ Computers = A Powerful Combo for Math Class

    Posted 09/24/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    Texas Instruments graphing calculators continue to be crucial tools for teaching and learning mathematics. In this post, we’ll explore some ways in which TI graphing calculators and Chromebook™ notebook computers can be used side by side for a great pedagogical experience.

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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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  • Tips for Surviving the School Year, Whatever It May Look Like!

    Posted 08/13/2021 by Jessica Kohout (@MrsKohout)

    Make the most out of this school year with these five tips on surviving in times of uncertainty.

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