Education Technology

Hosted by educators for educators, these one-hour sessions show how to use TI technology and activities to drive student achievement.

Join the live, interactive webinars to ask questions and share ideas with presenters and other participants. Receive a Certificate of Attendance, which may be accepted for school or district continuing education credit.

Live T³™ webinars take place Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Central unless otherwise noted. All sessions are recorded and available on-demand following each event.

Date Title Technology Topic
Jan 22
Creative Use of Images to Model the Real World
Speakers: John LaMaster, Stuart Moskowitz
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Explore how to use image files on the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to engage students in problem solving and making real world connections.

Presenters will:
  • Provide activities for the images that come pre-installed with your TI-84 Plus CE
  • Demonstrate how to create, upload and store custom images
  • Use mathematical modeling to analyze images
  • Combine math, art and animation with images to stimulate student creativity
TI-84 Plus family Technology Skills,
Math
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Jan 29
Scoring a Touchdown With Football and Math
Speakers: Brad Posnanski
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do your students ever wonder if they have what it takes to become a professional football player? Join this webinar to explore a football-related activity investigating how player attributes relate to the position a player might play and the success of draft choices before they even begin practice. Learn where to get data on professional football players' height, weight, speed and other attributes that will be interesting to students and spark discussions about accuracy.

The presenter will:
  • Show how to put data in lists and make visual representations of the data including histograms and box plots
  • Discuss measure of center and measures of spread and how you can use those to analyze data
  • Explore outliers and how they affect the data set
Use this activity to engage students with their own chosen data sets, as they can analyze and compare player attributes from different teams, positions, and even students in their own classroom.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Teaching Resources,
Statistics
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Jan 31
Grant Writing Part Three: Developing a Budget
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Once the goals and objectives have been developed for a grant proposal, it is time to make projections about the future of the grant and the short-and-long-term outcomes that are expected -- and what this might cost.

This webinar, the third in a series of sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals, will focus on preparing a budget. Presenters will:

  • Describe typical budget development ideas
  • Highlight different types of financial documents often required for grant proposals
  • Show an example of a typical budget and reasons behind including expenditures in key areas
Non Technology Focused Grant Writing View Details Hide Details
Feb 05
Engage Your Students With the Love of Math
Speakers: Margaret Bambrick, Ruth Casey
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Come see some fun math activities to bring back to your students. Engage your students in interesting math ideas and explorations. In this webinar, presenters will explore features of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators that are useful to both new and experienced users. Join this session to learn how to:
  • Explore middle grades and high school math concepts related to images, transformations, and graphs
  • Store data, graphs, functions and more to optimize class time
  • Leverage your classroom set of TI-84 Plus graphing calculators to enhance classroom discussions
  • Increase communication and engagement with TI Connect™ CE Software and share student work
TI-84 Plus family Technology Skills,
Middle Grades Math,
Middle Grades Math
View Details Hide Details
Feb 12
Classroom Strategies for End-of-Year Statistics Exam Success
Speakers: Tracy Watson, Mike Koehler
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Prepare your students for the AP Statistics Exam with insights from Exam Readers. Technology plays an integral part in students' preparation for the exam. Come learn some tips and tricks for gettting your students ready for data analysis, probability and inference.

Using related AP® Statistics Exam questions, the presenters will examine technology skills that students will be expected to have mastered. The presenters will demonstrate:
  • Technology tools involving normal distribution
  • Statistical inference - Confidence intervals using technology
  • Statistical inference – Hypothesis testing using technology
TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Exam Preparation,
Statistics
View Details Hide Details
Feb 19
Classroom Strategies for Calculus End-of-Course Exam Success, Part 2
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Fan Disher
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Are your students familiar with the calculator functionality needed for AP® exam questions? During this webinar, the presenters will focus on sound mathematical reasoning and the appropriate use of technology for some released AP® Calculus questions.

The presenters will examine technology skills students will be expected to use, including:
  • Definite Integrals – Approximating (including Area and Volume)
  • Fundamental Theorem of Calculus – Finding a new value of a function
  • Definite Integrals – Accumulation functions
  • Definite Integrals – Motion along a line and (BC) Parametric Equations
The presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Exam Preparation View Details Hide Details
Feb 26
A Slice of Pi Across the Ages
Speakers: Irina Lublinskya, Karen Campe
Technology Proficiency Level: All
With Pi day just two weeks away, it’s time to dive into a healthy serving. Join this webinar to learn activities to excite your students about this irrational number that's all around us. Presenters will look into the search for Pi from ancient times to modern times. They will explore simulation ideas surrounding Pi and cover a range of topics for use in your math classroom.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Teaching Resources,
Middle Grades Math,
Middle Grades Math
View Details Hide Details
Mar 12
The Mathematical Magic of the Free Throw
Speakers: Scott Washburn, Edward Chavez
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do you want to show your students how much mathematics there is in sports? During this month of March Madness, we are going to analyze the anatomy of a free throw shot. In this exploration, discover why some free throws are better than others based on their quadratic equation and their entry angle through the hoop. The presenters will demonstrate TI technology skills to highlight:
  • Capturing points from an animation
  • Analyzing data on a Data and Statistics page
  • Exploring a Lists and Spreadsheets page
  • Measuring angles on a Geometry page
TI‑Nspire™ Technology Technology Skills,
Middle Grades Math,
Middle Grades Math
View Details Hide Details
Mar 26
What's New With TI-Nspire™ Technology
Speakers: Sean Bird, John Hanna
Technology Proficiency Level: All
TI has implemented exciting updates to the TI-Nspire™ platform. Attend this webinar to learn about what's new.

TI‑Nspire™ Technology Technology Skills View Details Hide Details
Apr 02
Ramp up Your STEM Data Collection With the New TI-SensorLink™ Adapter
Speakers: Karlheinz Hass, Stacy Thibodeaux
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do your students want more data collection activities from you? The new TI-SensorLink™ Adapter is the tool you need to add to your STEM activities. During this webinar, the presenters will:
  • Introduce the TI-SensorLink™ Adapter for use with TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire(tm) CX graphing calculators
  • Expand STEM project possibilities by connecting select Vernier sensors to the TI-Innovator™ Hub
  • Explore how this TI technology can strengthen student understanding of scientific concepts
This webinar is designed for those who already know some coding basics.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology,
TI-Innovator™ Hub
Data Collection,
Science
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Apr 09
Strategies for Implementing Tasks in the Math Classroom - Part 1
Speakers: Dan Ilaria, Jeremy Zelkowski
Technology Proficiency Level: All
How you implement tasks is just as important as selecting high quality tasks. During the webinar, the presenters will focus on instructional practices that support the implementation of high quality tasks with TI technology. The presenters will examine how you can leverage technology to support student learning, such as:
  • Promoting reasoning and sense making
  • Eliciting student thinking
The presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Teaching Strategies,
Middle Grades Math,
Middle Grades Math
View Details Hide Details
Apr 16
Connecting Math and Introductory Robotics with TI-Innovator™ Rover
Speakers: Michelle Rinehart, Toni Norrell
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Experience the joys of both mathematics and physical computing as we explore introductory ideas in robotics and programming using the TI-Innovator(tm) Rover. Come learn activities to engage students as the end of the school year draws near. During this webinar, we will:
  • Experience the intersection of mathematics and robotics
  • Explore ready-made activities for learning mathematics through robotics
  • Analyze how computational thinking supports mathematics process standards
This session will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators.

TI-Innovator Rover™,
TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Teaching Resources,
Middle Grades Math,
Middle Grades Math
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Apr 30
Using Problem Strings to Develop Proportional Reasoning
Speakers: Pam Harris
Technology Proficiency Level: All
How can you help your students to reason about proportional situations, including those with unit and non-unit rates? During the webinar, the presenter will use the instructional routine of "Problem Strings" to demonstrate how to help students construct multiplicative and proportional reasoning.

Explore the power of TI technology to:
  • Create scatter plots of proportional data
  • Graph functions that model the data
  • Examine rates of change and the connections to the data and the functions
The presenter will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Teaching Strategies View Details Hide Details
Creative Use of Images to Model the Real World
Speakers: John LaMaster, Stuart Moskowitz
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Explore how to use image files on the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to engage students in problem solving and making real world connections.

Presenters will:
  • Provide activities for the images that come pre-installed with your TI-84 Plus CE
  • Demonstrate how to create, upload and store custom images
  • Use mathematical modeling to analyze images
  • Combine math, art and animation with images to stimulate student creativity
Scoring a Touchdown With Football and Math
Speakers: Brad Posnanski
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do your students ever wonder if they have what it takes to become a professional football player? Join this webinar to explore a football-related activity investigating how player attributes relate to the position a player might play and the success of draft choices before they even begin practice. Learn where to get data on professional football players' height, weight, speed and other attributes that will be interesting to students and spark discussions about accuracy.

The presenter will:
  • Show how to put data in lists and make visual representations of the data including histograms and box plots
  • Discuss measure of center and measures of spread and how you can use those to analyze data
  • Explore outliers and how they affect the data set
Use this activity to engage students with their own chosen data sets, as they can analyze and compare player attributes from different teams, positions, and even students in their own classroom.

Grant Writing Part Three: Developing a Budget
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Once the goals and objectives have been developed for a grant proposal, it is time to make projections about the future of the grant and the short-and-long-term outcomes that are expected -- and what this might cost.

This webinar, the third in a series of sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals, will focus on preparing a budget. Presenters will:

  • Describe typical budget development ideas
  • Highlight different types of financial documents often required for grant proposals
  • Show an example of a typical budget and reasons behind including expenditures in key areas
Engage Your Students With the Love of Math
Speakers: Margaret Bambrick, Ruth Casey
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Come see some fun math activities to bring back to your students. Engage your students in interesting math ideas and explorations. In this webinar, presenters will explore features of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators that are useful to both new and experienced users. Join this session to learn how to:
  • Explore middle grades and high school math concepts related to images, transformations, and graphs
  • Store data, graphs, functions and more to optimize class time
  • Leverage your classroom set of TI-84 Plus graphing calculators to enhance classroom discussions
  • Increase communication and engagement with TI Connect™ CE Software and share student work
Classroom Strategies for End-of-Year Statistics Exam Success
Speakers: Tracy Watson, Mike Koehler
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Prepare your students for the AP Statistics Exam with insights from Exam Readers. Technology plays an integral part in students' preparation for the exam. Come learn some tips and tricks for gettting your students ready for data analysis, probability and inference.

Using related AP® Statistics Exam questions, the presenters will examine technology skills that students will be expected to have mastered. The presenters will demonstrate:
  • Technology tools involving normal distribution
  • Statistical inference - Confidence intervals using technology
  • Statistical inference – Hypothesis testing using technology
Classroom Strategies for Calculus End-of-Course Exam Success, Part 2
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Fan Disher
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Are your students familiar with the calculator functionality needed for AP® exam questions? During this webinar, the presenters will focus on sound mathematical reasoning and the appropriate use of technology for some released AP® Calculus questions.

The presenters will examine technology skills students will be expected to use, including:
  • Definite Integrals – Approximating (including Area and Volume)
  • Fundamental Theorem of Calculus – Finding a new value of a function
  • Definite Integrals – Accumulation functions
  • Definite Integrals – Motion along a line and (BC) Parametric Equations
The presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

A Slice of Pi Across the Ages
Speakers: Irina Lublinskya, Karen Campe
Technology Proficiency Level: All
With Pi day just two weeks away, it’s time to dive into a healthy serving. Join this webinar to learn activities to excite your students about this irrational number that's all around us. Presenters will look into the search for Pi from ancient times to modern times. They will explore simulation ideas surrounding Pi and cover a range of topics for use in your math classroom.

The Mathematical Magic of the Free Throw
Speakers: Scott Washburn, Edward Chavez
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do you want to show your students how much mathematics there is in sports? During this month of March Madness, we are going to analyze the anatomy of a free throw shot. In this exploration, discover why some free throws are better than others based on their quadratic equation and their entry angle through the hoop. The presenters will demonstrate TI technology skills to highlight:
  • Capturing points from an animation
  • Analyzing data on a Data and Statistics page
  • Exploring a Lists and Spreadsheets page
  • Measuring angles on a Geometry page
What's New With TI-Nspire™ Technology
Speakers: Sean Bird, John Hanna
Technology Proficiency Level: All
TI has implemented exciting updates to the TI-Nspire™ platform. Attend this webinar to learn about what's new.

Ramp up Your STEM Data Collection With the New TI-SensorLink™ Adapter
Speakers: Karlheinz Hass, Stacy Thibodeaux
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do your students want more data collection activities from you? The new TI-SensorLink™ Adapter is the tool you need to add to your STEM activities. During this webinar, the presenters will:
  • Introduce the TI-SensorLink™ Adapter for use with TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire(tm) CX graphing calculators
  • Expand STEM project possibilities by connecting select Vernier sensors to the TI-Innovator™ Hub
  • Explore how this TI technology can strengthen student understanding of scientific concepts
This webinar is designed for those who already know some coding basics.

Strategies for Implementing Tasks in the Math Classroom - Part 1
Speakers: Dan Ilaria, Jeremy Zelkowski
Technology Proficiency Level: All
How you implement tasks is just as important as selecting high quality tasks. During the webinar, the presenters will focus on instructional practices that support the implementation of high quality tasks with TI technology. The presenters will examine how you can leverage technology to support student learning, such as:
  • Promoting reasoning and sense making
  • Eliciting student thinking
The presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

Connecting Math and Introductory Robotics with TI-Innovator™ Rover
Speakers: Michelle Rinehart, Toni Norrell
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Experience the joys of both mathematics and physical computing as we explore introductory ideas in robotics and programming using the TI-Innovator(tm) Rover. Come learn activities to engage students as the end of the school year draws near. During this webinar, we will:
  • Experience the intersection of mathematics and robotics
  • Explore ready-made activities for learning mathematics through robotics
  • Analyze how computational thinking supports mathematics process standards
This session will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators.

Using Problem Strings to Develop Proportional Reasoning
Speakers: Pam Harris
Technology Proficiency Level: All
How can you help your students to reason about proportional situations, including those with unit and non-unit rates? During the webinar, the presenter will use the instructional routine of "Problem Strings" to demonstrate how to help students construct multiplicative and proportional reasoning.

Explore the power of TI technology to:
  • Create scatter plots of proportional data
  • Graph functions that model the data
  • Examine rates of change and the connections to the data and the functions
The presenter will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators during the webinar.

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