Education Technology
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ICYMI: TI’s Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2020

    Posted 01/05/2021 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    We are all about saving you time and energy in the classroom, or wherever you are teaching students from during this school year. In that vein, we’ve compiled our top 10 YouTube videos from 2020 to help you and your students continue to grow and flourish in the new year.

  • 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.

  • Get Ready for a Math-Packed School Year

    Posted 07/31/2019 by Courtney Ruggles

    Get ready for a math-packed school year. Enter for a chance to win a TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator of your choice. Prizes are awarded each week through Sept. 6, 2019.

  • Introducing the TI-Nspire CX II

    Posted 03/06/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    Introducing a more powerful processor, new coding and math features and a fresh, new look.