Education Technology
  • Fireworks, Flags and the Fourth of July

    Posted 07/01/2022 by John Hanna

    Americans honor the Fourth of July with family and friends, cookouts and barbecues, parades, flags and … fireworks! Your calculator can help you get in the patriotic mood! Read more to learn how.

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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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  • Get Energized for the New School Year With the T³™ Summer of Learning

    Posted 05/02/2022 by Kevin Spry and Erica Schiller

    Summer break is an important time for teachers to recharge but also a time when educators can take the opportunity of flexible schedules to participate in a range of professional learning events to support their goals in math, science and STEM education. Read more to see what TI is offering this summer.

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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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  • Expanding Your Wealth of Knowledge Through Financial Literacy

    Posted 04/14/2022 by Lindsay A. Gold, Ph.D. (@lindsayanngold)

    April is Financial Literacy Month. Here are three strategies you can use to help your students develop their (and your) financial literacy, along with activity ideas to integrate into your mathematics classroom.

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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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  • Monday Night Calculus: Your Questions, Our Answers

    Posted 04/07/2022 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    For the 2021–22 school year, TI has once again 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. Like last year, 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 AP® Calculus.

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  • Top Tips From a Science Teacher for Taking AP® Exams in 2022

    Posted 03/25/2022 by Jessica Kohout, AP® Biology teacher

    AP® testing is getting back to normal this year by only allowing paper and pencil exams. Get tips from a science teacher on preparing your students for the big day.

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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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  • Mission Impossible: A Perfect March Madness® Bracket

    Posted 03/04/2022 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    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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