Education Technology

A Home Run for Your Students

Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Teaching Resources
Speaker: Tom Reardon

Its baseball playoff season, and what better way to get your students excited about learning than examining the math behind a home run?

Join this webinar to explore a new baseball activity for the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ technology.

In this webinar, Tom Reardon, the activity author, will:

  • Demonstrate the mathematical modeling of when a baseball is hit, including adjustments for wind
  • Explore multiple scenarios both algebraically and graphically so that students can confirm answers are “in the ball park”
  • Highlight using linear and quadratic equations in the solutions
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