Education Technology
  • Students and Teachers Tell All About the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 09/30/2022 by Harshal S. Chhaya (@hschhaya)

    Read what students and teachers really think of the TI Codes Contest. Spoiler: They love it! We caught up with the 2022 finalists to get their take on their experiences and advice for future participants.

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  • 6 Sensational TI Resources to Jump-Start Your School Year

    Posted 08/12/2022 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, TI

    Summer may be coming to a close, but TI can help ease the back-to-school season with many resources to get you and your students up to speed, no matter what calculator they are using. Let’s take a look at six favorite TI resources to get your year started off right.

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  • Looking for a STEM Solution for Your Camps This Summer?

    Posted 05/13/2022 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    If your school or district is considering hosting STEM and coding camps this summer, take a look at Texas Instruments for resources, ideas, downloadable lessons and instructional videos. Plus, learn how to borrow everything you need to do the projects.

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  • Earth Day Engineering

    Posted 04/22/2022 by Jessica Kohout (@MrsKohout)

    On this Earth Day, get your students problem-solving on real-world environmental issues.

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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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  • Automatic Showers Bring May Flowers

    Posted 03/18/2022 by Don Gibbs and Ellen Browne (@EllenSBrowne)

    Leveraging the “Smart Water with TI-Innovator™” project, our engineering students designed prototypes of autonomous watering systems to be deployed in the Pomfret School aquaponic greenhouse. Meeting a customer need through coding and STEM integration was a perfect way to practice the engineering design cycle and bring on-demand showers to our campus May flowers.

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  • TI’s Path to STEM Projects Are Now Available in Python

    Posted 02/18/2022 by Erick Archer, Market Strategy Manager

    Texas Instruments’ Path to STEM projects provide students stepping stones to learn fundamental concepts in electrical engineering through short hands-on activities using breadboards, wires and electronics components. Students will control the breadboard through coding. This program is designed for beginners, so no experience is necessary.

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  • The Heartbeat of STEM

    Posted 02/11/2022 by Jessica Kohout (@MrsKohout)

    Are you interested in introducing your students to coding but are not sure how? Read about this heart-pounding STEM project that will get your students excited about programming.

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  • Field Goal vs. Ice Cream: The Ultimate Game Day Matchup

    Posted 02/07/2022 by Cara Kugler, Instructional Content Manager, Texas Instruments

    Check out these engaging math and science lessons that are certain to bring a win to your classroom and set the stage for the big game coming up.

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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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