Education Technology
  • 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.

  • Statistics Office Hours With Expert Daren Starnes

    Posted 03/02/2021 by Curtis Brown (@cbmathguy)

    This school year, TI has teamed up with author and master teacher, Daren Starnes, to provide live AP® Statistics sessions via YouTube geared toward teachers and students alike.

  • Top 10 Books for Every Teacher’s Summer Reading List

    Posted 07/14/2020 by Kevin Spry, Manager, T³™ Professional Development, Texas Instruments, @kspry

    We asked some of our favorite educators for the books they turn to for inspiration in their work. Happy reading!

  • Meet the BAMFFs, Best Awesome Mathematical Friends Forever, Who are Spreading Math Love

    Posted 12/19/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    David Olszewski, a math teacher from Canton, Ohio, is the final winner of TI’s Spread the Math Love contest. He was nominated by his BAMFF, Best Awesome Mathematical Friend Forever, a fellow teacher at Perry High School in Canton, Ohio.

  • Meet the Texas Calculus Teacher Who Won the Spread the Math Love Contest and a Trip to MIT

    Posted 10/29/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw (@ellenfishpaw)

    Read how calculus teacher Walter Meyer, the latest winner of the Spread the Math Love Contest, helps his students realize that the highest levels of math are within their reach.

  • Meet the First Winner of the Spread the Math Love Contest Who Is Making Military Dreams Come True

    Posted 05/29/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    While the school year is winding down, TI’s new Spread the Math Love Contest is heating up. Meet the first winner, a calculus teacher from Florida, and find out how you can nominate someone you know to help make their dreams come true.

  • Meet TI Teacher of the Month: Tim Collier

    Posted 02/25/2019 by Ellen Fishpaw

    We’re celebrating teachers, like you, who make a difference in the classroom. This month, join us in getting to know Tim Collier, who likes to combine math and play to bring complex concepts to life for his students.

  • Free Resources for AP® Calculus

    Posted 01/28/2019 by Curtis Brown, math specialist, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas

    TI in Focus resources include videos, documents and calculator files that explore scoring, common misconceptions and techniques for approaching topics in the released free-response questions of the AP® Calculus AB and BC exams through the lens of graphing technology.

  • Slope: It Shouldn’t Just Be a Formula

    Posted 11/05/2018 by Curtis Brown, math specialist, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas

    Rate of change (aka slope) is a concept that reverberates throughout every level of mathematics. But, how do we help our students grasp this concept early on so that it connects from one level to the next?

  • Five Free Activities For Teaching Calculus

    Posted 07/05/2018 by Curtis Brown

    Calculus is the study of rates of change and how things vary together. Dynamic interactivity is key to teaching this course. In this blog post, we will discuss 5 key interactive activities for teaching concepts in calculus using TI-Nspire CX technology.