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
May 21
Advanced Topics in Computer Science: Constructing Searching and Sorting Algorithms
Speakers: Toni Norrell, Michelle Rinehart
Technology Proficiency Level: Advanced
Come investigate and explore advanced topics in computer science using TI-Nspire™ technology. In this session we will use the TI-Nspire™ handheld to construct searching and sorting algorithms. Explore how to model and solve computer science problems using linear and binary searches, as well as selection, insertion, merge, and quick sorts.

TI‑Nspire™ Technology Coding,
Computer Science
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Jun 21
Grant Writing Part One: Overview of Grants and Funding Sources
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do you have an idea for a STEM project or another initiative but need a grant to get started? Attend this webinar to learn about opportunities for both large and small grants that can include technology, equipment and resources, expert speakers, student camps, parent programs and even community events. Receive a comprehensive list of grant sites and tips on how to make your grant proposal stand out.

This webinar is the first in a series of three sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals.

Non Technology Focused Grant Writing View Details Hide Details
Jul 24
Back to School With the TI-84 Plus Family: Learn New and Review
Speakers: Ruth Casey, John LaMaster
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Over the last few years, there have been a number of significant updates to the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators. In this session, we will highlight and explore enhancements that are useful for new and experienced users. Learn from successful classroom teachers to discover how to:
  • Help students learn and explore middle grades and high school math concepts
  • Leverage your classroom set of TI-84 Plus graphing calculators to enhance classroom discussions
  • Explore TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software for TI-84 Plus graphing family and TI Connect™ CE software
TI-84 Plus family Technology Skills View Details Hide Details
Jul 31
Starting Here: TI Technology in Your Calculus Classroom
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Corey Boby
Technology Proficiency Level: All
As the school year begins, polish your TI technology skills to help your students develop a strong foundation of AP® Calculus concepts. In this session, AP® Calculus experts will focus on:
  • An introduction to the graphing app
  • Storing intersection value
  • Defining functions
  • Limit work with graphs
Presenters will demonstrate these topics using both TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Technology Skills View Details Hide Details
Aug 07
Ready, Set, Go: TI-Nspire™ Strategies for the New School Year
Speakers: Diane Broberg, Katie England
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Whether you are new to TI-Nspire™ technology or an experienced user, this session will help you begin the school year with exciting ideas to engage students and enhance your teaching. The webinar will focus on:
  • Investigating graphing - functions, sequences and more
  • Using multiple representations to differentiate learning
  • Facilitating effective formative assessment
TI‑Nspire™ Technology Technology Skills View Details Hide Details
Aug 14
Exploring TI's Finance Tools - Quantitative Reasoning for High School Math
Speakers: Veronica Carlson, Kim Thomas
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Financial literacy is an important life skill that can be addressed in any math class. The TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology have built in finance tools that can be used to help students better understand real-world financial implications. Presenters will demonstrate:
  • Time Value of Money (TVM solver) using both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ technology
  • Dynamic capabilities of TI-Nspire™ technology to explore different situations when variables change
  • Amortization tables using TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology
By the end of the webinar, you will be familiar with these finance tools using TI technology so that you can incorporate them into your lesson plans.

TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Technology Skills View Details Hide Details
Aug 21
ACT® Exam Success Leveraging TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ Technology
Speakers: Jeff Mc Calla, Tom Reardon
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Explore how the strategic use of TI technology contributes to student learning and demonstration of knowledge on the ACT® Exam. Join this webinar to:
  • Get tips for integrating TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ technology throughout your lessons to help your students understand the math concepts assessed on the ACT® Exam
  • Learn about the key areas of focus on the revised ACT® Exam
  • Discover strategies and activities to help make your students successful, both on the ACT® Exam and in your math classroom
TI-84 Plus family,
TI‑Nspire™ Technology
Test Preparation View Details Hide Details
Aug 28
Deep Dive Into TI-84 Plus Technology Series, #1: Graphing and Functions
Speakers: Karen Campe, David Sword
Technology Proficiency Level: All
The TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators has many powerful features. Whether you are a new or experienced user of the technology, this deep dive will introduce you to advanced capabilities of TI-84 Plus technology and how it can be used as a tool for inquiry.

This webinar will highlight:
  • Analyzing and interpreting graphs
  • Linking multiple representations using tables
  • Using graph styles to explore function families and piecewise functions
TI-84 Plus family Technology Skills,
Teaching Strategies
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Aug 30
Grant Writing Part Two: Writing a Statement of Need
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
The needs statement in any grant is crucial to framing the entire grant proposal. This webinar, the second in a series of sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals, will focus on steps to writing a compelling needs statement.
  • Beginning the process of identifying problems or issues affecting student performance and describe why this is occurring
  • Presenting data that supports the existence of the problem
  • Proposing ways you feel a solution to this problem is important for your students’ needs and how this can be of interest to the funding source
Non Technology Focused Grant Writing View Details Hide Details
Sep 20
Grant Writing Part Three: Developing a Budget
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
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
Advanced Topics in Computer Science: Constructing Searching and Sorting Algorithms
Speakers: Toni Norrell, Michelle Rinehart
Technology Proficiency Level: Advanced
Come investigate and explore advanced topics in computer science using TI-Nspire™ technology. In this session we will use the TI-Nspire™ handheld to construct searching and sorting algorithms. Explore how to model and solve computer science problems using linear and binary searches, as well as selection, insertion, merge, and quick sorts.

Grant Writing Part One: Overview of Grants and Funding Sources
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Do you have an idea for a STEM project or another initiative but need a grant to get started? Attend this webinar to learn about opportunities for both large and small grants that can include technology, equipment and resources, expert speakers, student camps, parent programs and even community events. Receive a comprehensive list of grant sites and tips on how to make your grant proposal stand out.

This webinar is the first in a series of three sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals.

Back to School With the TI-84 Plus Family: Learn New and Review
Speakers: Ruth Casey, John LaMaster
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Over the last few years, there have been a number of significant updates to the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators. In this session, we will highlight and explore enhancements that are useful for new and experienced users. Learn from successful classroom teachers to discover how to:
  • Help students learn and explore middle grades and high school math concepts
  • Leverage your classroom set of TI-84 Plus graphing calculators to enhance classroom discussions
  • Explore TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software for TI-84 Plus graphing family and TI Connect™ CE software
Starting Here: TI Technology in Your Calculus Classroom
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Corey Boby
Technology Proficiency Level: All
As the school year begins, polish your TI technology skills to help your students develop a strong foundation of AP® Calculus concepts. In this session, AP® Calculus experts will focus on:
  • An introduction to the graphing app
  • Storing intersection value
  • Defining functions
  • Limit work with graphs
Presenters will demonstrate these topics using both TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology.

Ready, Set, Go: TI-Nspire™ Strategies for the New School Year
Speakers: Diane Broberg, Katie England
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Whether you are new to TI-Nspire™ technology or an experienced user, this session will help you begin the school year with exciting ideas to engage students and enhance your teaching. The webinar will focus on:
  • Investigating graphing - functions, sequences and more
  • Using multiple representations to differentiate learning
  • Facilitating effective formative assessment
Exploring TI's Finance Tools - Quantitative Reasoning for High School Math
Speakers: Veronica Carlson, Kim Thomas
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Financial literacy is an important life skill that can be addressed in any math class. The TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology have built in finance tools that can be used to help students better understand real-world financial implications. Presenters will demonstrate:
  • Time Value of Money (TVM solver) using both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ technology
  • Dynamic capabilities of TI-Nspire™ technology to explore different situations when variables change
  • Amortization tables using TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ technology
By the end of the webinar, you will be familiar with these finance tools using TI technology so that you can incorporate them into your lesson plans.

ACT® Exam Success Leveraging TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ Technology
Speakers: Jeff Mc Calla, Tom Reardon
Technology Proficiency Level: All
Explore how the strategic use of TI technology contributes to student learning and demonstration of knowledge on the ACT® Exam. Join this webinar to:
  • Get tips for integrating TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ technology throughout your lessons to help your students understand the math concepts assessed on the ACT® Exam
  • Learn about the key areas of focus on the revised ACT® Exam
  • Discover strategies and activities to help make your students successful, both on the ACT® Exam and in your math classroom
Deep Dive Into TI-84 Plus Technology Series, #1: Graphing and Functions
Speakers: Karen Campe, David Sword
Technology Proficiency Level: All
The TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators has many powerful features. Whether you are a new or experienced user of the technology, this deep dive will introduce you to advanced capabilities of TI-84 Plus technology and how it can be used as a tool for inquiry.

This webinar will highlight:
  • Analyzing and interpreting graphs
  • Linking multiple representations using tables
  • Using graph styles to explore function families and piecewise functions
Grant Writing Part Two: Writing a Statement of Need
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
Technology Proficiency Level: All
The needs statement in any grant is crucial to framing the entire grant proposal. This webinar, the second in a series of sessions exploring effective practices for writing grant proposals, will focus on steps to writing a compelling needs statement.
  • Beginning the process of identifying problems or issues affecting student performance and describe why this is occurring
  • Presenting data that supports the existence of the problem
  • Proposing ways you feel a solution to this problem is important for your students’ needs and how this can be of interest to the funding source
Grant Writing Part Three: Developing a Budget
Speakers: Jen Cezar, Doris Teague
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

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