Education Technology
  • Which TI Calculator for the SAT® and Why?

    Posted 04/06/2021 by Jeff McCalla - Jeff McCalla, Math Teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School, Memphis

    You may be surprised to learn that most TI calculators are allowed on the SAT®. Take a brief dive into the history of the calculator and see the latest changes to the math section of the SAT®, all at the same time.

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  • National Robotics Week
    National Robotics Week

    Celebrate National Robotics Week With Supervised Teardowns

    Posted 04/02/2021 by Harshal S. Chhaya, Systems Engineer and Product Manager (@hschhaya)

    Supervised teardowns are a tear-ific and engaging way to introduce students to engineering and robotics. Investigating the insides of familiar products sparks curiosity and encourages exploration. This National Robotics Week, encourage your students to learn what’s inside the devices they use on a daily basis.

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  • Girl Scouts + Texas Instruments = A Winning Equation

    Posted 03/19/2021 by Michelle Grooms, TI Educational Technology Consultant (@Mlg5791)

    Did you know that Girl Scout troops can borrow TI technology and even have a TI expert lead girls through a STEM or coding experience to complete a badge? Keep reading to learn the different ways we can support your troop.

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  • Tips for First-Timers Entering the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 03/09/2021 by Erick Archer, TI Science Specialist

    Not sure if the TI Codes Contest is right for you? Follow these simple tips to get started even if you have little to no coding experience. Spoiler alert: Everyone should enter!

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  • Erin Patterson
    Erin Patterson

    How a TI Calculator and a Few Special Teachers Added up to an Engineering Career

    Posted 02/18/2021 by Erin Patterson, TI Education Technology Software Development Manager

    This Engineers Week, meet the TI engineer who started playing with a TI calculator at the age of four and now tests TI calculators for a living.

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  • Celebrate #CSEdWeek Teaching Students to Code With TI

    Posted 12/07/2020 by Stacy Thibodeaux (@stacythib)

    Classroom instruction time is precious. Coding and programming are valuable skills for students. Let me help you get started with a few time-saving tips and resources.

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  • TI Codes Contest Winners Revealed

    Posted 10/12/2020 by Matt Carson

    Texas Instruments teamed up with NASA to host the TI Codes Contest. We asked students to think of ways to improve a process or product on the International Space Station (ISS) using TI technology. Here are the winners.

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  • Can You Hear the Ball Bounce?

    Posted 09/21/2020 by Karlheinz Haas (@karl0294)

    How can we live up to the challenge of making a realistic connection between math and science instruction, using technology while we’re at it? In our new ball bounce activity, we take a new look at an “old” data-collection experiment. Adapted easily to a remote learning environment, teachers and students can share and analyze real-world data — it’s a slam dunk!

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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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  • Texas Instruments Brings Its Hands-On Coding Workshops to ShadOnline

    Posted 08/24/2020 by TI Staff

    When a 20-day coding program was forced to pivot to a virtual event, hundreds of students learned to solve coding problems through innovative workshops.

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