Education Technology
  • 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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  • Using Python to Squeeze the Fun Back Into Math

    Posted 07/16/2021 by Becky Byer

    Python is included in the new TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator! Find out how Python on the handheld gives math teachers a tool that uses coding to teach and explore mathematics.

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  • From Wright Brothers to Ingenuity

    Posted 06/30/2021 by Karlheinz Haas (@karl0294)

    April 2021 marked the first time in history that an object built on Earth made a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The tiny NASA-built helicopter Ingenuity took off from aptly named Wright Brothers Field. This event provided teachers with a great opportunity to explore topics well within the high school, and even middle school, curriculum, and apply them through such a timely and exciting experience.

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  • AP® Statistics: 6 Math Functions You Must Know for the TI-Nspire™ CX Graphing Calculator

    Posted 05/04/2021 by Curtis Brown, @cbmathguy

    The AP® Statistics exam requires a deep understanding of the concepts, but also an ability to carry out statistical computations. So what functionalities on your calculator are best to know and use when taking the exam? We highlight six features of the TI-Nspire™ CX family of graphing calculators that are “must-knows” in preparing for success in class and on exams.

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

    Posted 04/19/2021 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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  • Monday Night Calculus With Steve Kokoska and Tom Dick

    Posted 04/06/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has teamed up with former AP® Calculus Chief Reader Steve Kokoska and former Test Development committee member Tom Dick to provide content sessions for students and teachers. The sessions will cover content and questions that teachers have asked for, as well as original, unique, problems on topics that come up in the sequence of teaching the course.

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  • Top Tips From a Math Teacher for Taking the Online AP® Exam

    Posted 04/05/2021 by Kim Thomas, AP® test reader

    As AP® tests move online this spring, I’m sharing tips for math teachers, students and parents to prepare for this new format. The digital test includes important changes that students and teachers should become familiar with to be successful on test day.

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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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    White TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

    AP® Statistics: 6 Math Functions You Must Know for the TI-84 Plus

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Curtis Brown

    The AP® Statistics exam requires a deep understanding of the concepts, but also an ability to carry out statistical computations. So what functionalities on your calculator are best to know and use of when taking the exam? We highlight 6 features of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator that are “must-knows” in preparing for success in the class and on the exam.

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  • How To Use the TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators To Succeed on the ACT®

    Posted 04/01/2021 by Jeff McCalla, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Math Teacher (@jmccalla1)

    Use your TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to uncover the hidden concepts behind tough ACT® questions. I’m sharing my top tips for using your TI calculator as a discovery tool instead of a machine that spits out answers.

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