Education Technology
  • Testing Tips: Using Calculators on Class Assessments

    Posted 11/26/2018 by Karen Campe, Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) National Instructor

    Whether you are giving a short quiz, a chapter test or end-of-term exam, here are some tips for how to use TI calculators successfully on class assessments.

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  • How to introduce your students to computational thinking in the math classroom

    Posted 06/29/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Are you curious about how to introduce your students to computational thinking? Writing a program to demonstrate their understanding of a math concept is a great way for students to apply computational thinking in the math classroom. In this post, we’ll guide you through the steps to incorporate computational thinking and programming into your math classroom.

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  • Making Math Connections Visually: Five Free Activities to Use in Your Algebra Class

    Posted 06/25/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Algebra is an essential part of every students’ math experience. However, we are often teaching abstract concepts that students struggle to grasp. Technology can help alleviate some of that pain by demonstrating those concepts in a new and intriguing way. In this post, we have pulled together five of our favorite algebra activities from the collection on the Math Nspired webpage. 

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  • TI Teacher of the Month: April 2018
    TI Teacher of the Month: April 2018

    Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Daniel Wilkie

    Posted 04/25/2018 by Kim Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Daniel Wilkie, a high school IB math teacher who gets his students involved in coding activities with “Coding Fridays.”

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  • TI Codes Contest
    TI Codes Contest

    Insider Tips for Winning the TI Codes Contest

    Posted 04/11/2018 by Kim Gonzales, @kimsgonzales

    You’ve made it through the first round of the TI Codes Contest. Congratulations! Now the real fun begins as you sketch out a solid plan in hopes of advancing to the next round.

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    Bulletin Board coding club thumb

    How a math teacher started her school’s first coding club

    Posted 04/09/2018 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Learn how math teacher, Jessica Kachur, helped her school launch its first coding club using robotics.  

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  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Ellen Browne

    Posted 03/27/2018 by Kim Gonzales (@kimsgonzales)

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Ellen Browne, a teacher who lives with 350 teenagers and uses her violin to teach math.

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  • Science Sims Can Be Phenomenal!

    Posted 03/20/2018 by Erick Archer

    The expression “seeing is believing” is usually true. But in science education, many of the concepts can be quite difficult for students to observe because they can be very small, very large, very fast or very slow. So how can we provide students with an experience of science phenomena in the confined 45 to 90 minutes of a class period? One option is with simulations. Try these 5 simulation-based lessons with your students.

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