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Introducing TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software

Present concepts, encourage discussion and assess understanding with software that turns a teacher's Mac® or PC into a virtual TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator.

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Next-generation teacher software

This innovative demonstration and class management software emulates TI-Nspire™ CX family graphing calculators and supports the wireless TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System.

New features open new paths to understanding

Create opportunities for hands-on engagement with added interactive features.

  • Animated path plot
    Visualize function, parametric and polar graphs as they are drawn in real time.
  • Dynamic coefficient values
    Explore direct connections between dynamic coefficients in equations and graphs.
  • Points by coordinates
    Create dynamic points defined by coordinates, sliders or expressions quickly.
  • Tick-mark labels
    Label axes scales to create visual contexts that promote understanding.
  • TI-Basic programming enhancements
    Write code for visual illustration of key math, science and STEM ideas.

The CAS version of the TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software enhancements also include:

  • deSolve wizard
    Reduce syntax errors in solving differential equations.
  • Disable CAS
    Disable algebraic functionality easily in the Press-to-Test dialog box or in document settings.

Go beyond graphing

The premium teacher software includes the same math, science and statistics applications that are built into TI-Nspire™ CX family graphing calculators.

Perform calculations in proper math notation.
Lists & Spreadsheet
Combine spreadsheet functionality with mathematical operations.
Plot, explore and animate functions, equations and inequalities.
Data & Statistics
Dynamic graphing and interactive analysis of data.
Construct and explore dynamically geometric figures and properties.
Create interactive activities, documents or reports.
Plug and play data collection and scientific analysis.

DataQuest™ is a trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

Open a window to student understanding

Multiple reps screenshot animated

Show the whole class,
all at once

Demonstrate calculator operations, keystroke by keystroke, and connections between multiple representations of a problem on a projected display that is identical to students’ TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators.

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Get the kids talking about concepts

Encourage students to explain their work, defend their thinking and lead the class with the built-in Live Presenter, which allows them to connect their calculators to the teacher software and project their screens.

Maximize learning time

Premium teacher software includes numeric and Computer Algebra System (CAS) versions for maximum flexibility when demonstrating concepts, relationships and calculator usage.

TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System

Gain real-time insights into student thinking

The premium teacher package includes software that supports the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System, a wireless interactive solution that supports effective, real-time formative assessment, classroom management, and collaborative exploration and discovery.

While the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ software is built into the premium teacher package, the system requires additional hardware that is purchased separately.

Learn more about TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™

TI-Nspire™ CX Ecosystem

Create the complete learning experience

TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software is part of a suite of technologies and activities that fit together seamlessly to create a scalable learning system that drives student inquiry, discovery and understanding.

Discover the TI-Nspire™ CX Ecosystem

TI-Nspire™ lessons and activities

Enrich your curriculum

Save time and simplify lesson planning with free standards-aligned activities that cover the full spectrum of math and science topics from middle grades through high school.

World-class professional development

Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T³™) 

The T³™ community provides a full range of opportunities ― from free online learning to systemic in-school programs ― that enhance educators’ teaching practices, enrich content knowledge and strengthen Texas Instruments technology skills.

TI-Nspire™ CX II and
TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculators

Added capability, familiar functionality, robust interactivity

Faster performance and new interactive features expand the platform’s uniquely visual, hands-on approach to conceptual inquiry, discovery and understanding in math, science and STEM classrooms.

Learn more about TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators

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TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software Specifications


Built-in functionality

  • TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software supports TI-Nspire™ CX II and TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculators, as well as TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX handhelds.”
  • Includes two pieces of software (1) TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software and (2) TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Premium Teacher Software, which includes built-in Computer Algebra System (CAS) capabilities
  • Built-in TI-SmartView™ emulator to demonstrate the use of TI-Nspire™ CX handhelds
  • MathDraw, use touchscreen or mouse gestures to create points, lines, triangles, and other shapes
  • Question App to create different question types including free response, multiple choice, true/false, equations, coordinate points, images and expressions
  • Content Workspace to access your personal online files on your desktop or on the web and pre-authored content from sites like MathNspired or ScienceNspired
  • Function, parametric, polar, conic, sequence and 3-D graphing
  • Multiple graphing functions can be defined, saved, graphed and analyzed at one time
  • User-defined list names in Lists & Spreadsheet application
  • Eleven interactive zoom features
  • Numeric evaluations in table format for all graphing modes
  • Interactive analysis of function values, roots, maximums, minimums, integrals and derivatives
  • Six different graph styles and 15 colors to select from for differentiating the look of each graph drawn
  • Matrix operations: transpose and augment matrices; use elementary row operations; find inverse, determinant and reduced row echelon forms; convert matrices to lists and vice versa; calculate eigenvalues and eigenvectors
  • List-based, one- and two-variable statistical analysis, including logistic, sinusoidal, median-median, linear, logarithmic, exponential, power, quadratic polynomial, cubic polynomial and quartic polynomial regression models
  • Three statistical plot definitions for scatter plots, xy-line plots, histograms, regular and modified box-and-whisker plots and normal probability plots
  • Advanced statistics analysis, including 10 hypothesis testing functions, seven confidence interval functions and one-way analysis of variance
  • Eighteen probability distributions functions, including the cumulative distribution function (CDF), probability density function (PDF) and inverse probability distribution function for normal, chi-squared, t-, and F- distributions; and the CDF and PDF for binomial, geometric and Poisson distributions
  • Built-in interactive geometry capabilities
  • TI-Nspire™ Documents (.tns files) can be created, edited, saved and reviewed
  • Use images (.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, .png formats) that can be overlaid with graphical elements
  • Explore mathematical expressions in symbolic form, see patterns and understand the math behind the formulas
  • Chem Box feature allows easy input chemical formulas and equations
  • Visualize multiple representations of a single problem in algebraic, graphical, geometric, numeric and written forms
  • Manipulate linked representations of properties to instantly update the others and show meaningful connections without switching screens (e.g., grab a graphed function and move it to see the effect on corresponding equations and data lists)

System requirements

Windows® system requirements
  • Windows OS Windows® 7 SP1 and Windows® 10
  • Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Processor Speed: Intel Core i3 or higher generation processor (Except Intel Atom)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Hard drive: Approximately 1GB of available hard-disk space
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 (minimum) - 1920 x 1080 (maximum)
  • Active internet connection for installation
Mac® system requirements
  • Mac® OS 10.13 and 10.14
  • Processor: Any Mac® 2010 later and some late 2009 models
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: Approximately 1 GB of available hard-disk space
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Active internet connection for installation


  • Features a dedicated programming environment as well as programming libraries for global access to user-defined functions & programs

Licensing options

Single-user license (PC and Mac®)
  • Provides one software license for one computer
Volume License (PC and Mac®)
  • Allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers
  • Software can be deployed with many standard deployment methods
  • Software is activated online
  • Software not required to be connected to the network in order to be used
School-managed license (PC and Mac®)
  • Allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers for specific users
  • Software can be deployed with many standard deployment methods
  • License distributed to computer from a license service (i.e., server)
  • Software license contains a "grace period" allowing software to be used at home or outside of the school's network for 30 days. After this grace period expires, the computers must connect to the school’s network to continue use
  • Perpetual Licenses require an annual license extension at no additional charge

Data collection support

  • Compatible with TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle, Vernier EasyLink® USB Sensor and Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor systems to allow collection and analysis of real-world data

Graphing Calculator Support

  • Compatible with TI-Nspire™ CX , TI-Nspire™ CX CAS, TI-Nspire™ CX II and TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculators.



TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software Accessories


TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle

Expand your scientific range

The TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle combines with the Vernier DataQuest™ Application and a selection of more than 60 data collection sensors to take science teaching and learning into new dimensions of student engagement and visualization of concepts.

This versatile, portable learning tool supports single- and multi-sensor data collection and analysis.

Key features of the Vernier DataQuest™ Application include:

  • Plug-and-play simplicity that turns the TI-Nspire™ computer software into an adaptable data collection tool
  • Real-time data collection analysis that enables student to associate an event with its representation in a graph, table or meter
  • Analytic tools that equip students for precise selection and focus on collected data
  • Draw Prediction feature that enables student to create hypotheses and replay collected data to compare outcome


The Vernier EasyLink® USB sensor interface individually connects with more than 60 standard Vernier sensors to make data collection fun, faster, more accurate and more intuitive, and the Vernier EasyTemp® temperature sensor provides a simple, accurate and inexpensive way to get students started collecting real-world data.


TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software Resources


TI-Nspire™ guidebooks are available to help you learn to use TI-Nspire technology.

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