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T³™ Colorado Professional Development Summit

**June 5–6, 2018 | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.**

**Ralston Valley High School | 13355 West 80th Avenue | Arvada, Colorado 80005**

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T³™ Colorado Professional Development Summit

**June 5–6, 2018 | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.**

**Ralston Valley High School | 13355 West 80th Avenue | Arvada, Colorado 80005**

$150 – Summit registration without TI technology package

$250 – Summit registration including one of the following TI technology packages:

- TI-Nspire™ CX handheld, TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board
- TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld, TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Innovator™ Hub
- TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family and TI-Innovator™ Hub

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

During online registration, you will select from one of four sessions offered during each time slot.

- This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX handhelds
- Building upon the lessons from 10 Minutes of Code, the session introduces the basics of coding principles including logic, selection statements, loops, etc.
- The principles of coding will be connected to many concepts in the math and science curriculum to increase student understanding
- By the end, you should be comfortable with using TI-Basic and the transferrable skills to move to the next stage in coding

**Valuable Tips and Tricks for the TI-83 Plus, TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator and TI-SmartView™ software**

- For new and experienced users – get 13 creative, cool and essential ideas to utilize the TI-83/84 Plus and its color version, the TI-84 Plus CE, much more effectively
- Easily evaluate complex expressions
- Trace on a graph and table simultaneously
- Quickly evaluate the quadratic formula
- Store window settings
- Investigate transformation graphing with lists
- Plus get tips on how to fully utilize TI-SmartView™ software

- This session also addresses:
- How the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator differs from other TI-84 Plus graphing calculators
- Overview of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, basic computation and graphing and functionality
- Effective use of TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family

**Getting Started With TI-Nspire™ Technology (Calculator and Software)**

- Overview of the TI-Nspire™ handheld, including general calculator, graphing and statistical functionality
- Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons for algebra I, geometry, algebra II, precalculus, calculus and statistics
- Introduction to basic features of Teacher Software

**Orchestrating Effective Discussions in Your Classroom**

- Good questions can be hard to ask …
- This session will address strategies to promote effective and engaging discussions that give all students a voice in your classroom
- A focus will be on emphasizing NCTM’s
*Five Practices for Orchestrating Productive Math Discussions* - This session models rich tasks using in-depth discussions and Mathematical Teaching Practices, with an emphasis on task analysis, questioning strategies and essential TI technology skills to enhance student learning

- This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI Launchpad™ Board
- Extend the lessons seen in the 10 Minutes of Code with TI-Innovator™ technology to excite students in learning the code to control the TI-Innovator™ Hub and the built-in sensors, including light and sound
- Engage your students with the latest technology, preparing them for the next stage to explore real-world STEM applications

- Topics include Linear Functions, Linear Systems, Functions and Relations, Quadratic Functions, Exponential Functions, Radical Functions, Probability, Rational Functions

**Connecting Science and Math with TI-Nspire™ Technology (Calculator and Software)**

- Overview of the TI-Nspire™ handheld, including data collection with the Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor and Calculator-Based Ranger 2™ (CBR 2™) motion sensor
- Data analysis through the development of mathematical models
- Exploration of interactive simulations

**Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the SAT® Exam**

- Students who only excel at procedural fluency (memorizing steps and formulas) will have a tough time on the math section of the redesigned SAT® exam. What is needed? A deeper understanding of the concepts. How can we leverage TI technology to meet our goal? We will provide activities and ideas that promote conceptual understanding

**Making Math and Science Meaningful With the TI-Innovator™ Hub and TI-Innovator™ Rover**

- This session is designed for teachers interested in introducing the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI-Innovator™ Rover to their students
- This session will highlight lessons that can include topics that will engage your students in new and exciting ways such as:
- The relationship between distance, rate and time
- Designing and measuring a segmented path

**Exploring Statistics Topics With TI-84 Plus CE Technology (Calculator and Software)**

- Interpreting Univariate Data

Represent data with dot plots; compare center and spread of data sets; use the mean and standard deviation to fit a data set into a normal distribution - Interpreting Bivariate Data

Represent bivariate data on a scatter plot, describe the relationship, and interpret the slope and intercept of a linear model in the context of the data - Conditional Probability

Use independence and conditional probability to interpret data; use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events - Making Inferences and Decisions

Understand and evaluate random processes underlying statistical experiments

**Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the SAT® Exam**

- Students who only excel at procedural fluency (memorizing steps and formulas) will have a tough time on the math section of the redesigned SAT® exam. What is needed? A deeper understanding of the concepts. How can we leverage TI technology to meet our goal? We will provide activities and ideas that promote conceptual understanding

**Exploring Statistics Topics With TI-Nspire™ Technology (Calculator and Software)**

- Interpreting Univariate Data

Represent data with dot plots; compare center and spread of data sets; use the mean and standard deviation to fit a data set into a normal distribution - Interpreting Bivariate Data

Represent bivariate data on a scatter plot, describe the relationship, and interpret the slope and intercept of a linear model in the context of the data - Conditional Probability

Use independence and conditional probability to interpret data; use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events - Making Inferences and Decisions

Understand and evaluate random processes underlying statistical experiments

**STEM Camps, Clubs and Classroom Projects With the TI-Innovator™ Hub**

- This session is designed for math and science teachers interested in introducing STEM projects in the classroom or in summer camps with the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI Launchpad™ Board and either TI-Nspire™ CX technology or TI-84 Plus CE technology
- Guide students on the path to building their own STEM projects with activities that challenge them to address current real-world issues
- Understand the science behind the greenhouse effect, and other science principles; and use math, computer programming and engineering to design and build models to solve current problems

**Exploring Precalculus and Calculus Topics With TI-84 Plus CE Technology (Calculator and Software)**

- Modeling Various Functions – statistical regression, choosing the best model, interpolating/extrapolating information
- Polynomial Equations and Functions – graphing and evaluating, finding relative extremes, an exploration of zeroes
- Trigonometry – transformations, solving trigonometric equations
- Calculus – tangent line approximations, exploring the relationship between a function and its derivatives, the relationship between integration and the area between a curve and the x-axis

**Grant Writing: Finding Funding for Classroom Initiatives**

- This session will inform you about large and small grant opportunities that can include technology, equipment and resources, expert speakers, student camps, parent programs, and even community events
- Learn how to access grant sites and begin the process of writing a proposal to fund the creative ideas you want to implement
- This session includes a list of grant sites and information about ways to make your grant proposal stand out from the rest

**Open Ended Struggle – Key to Learning**

- A part of encouraging a growth mindset, we need to provide opportunities for students to struggle productively in developing their math sense
- Let’s discuss what this looks like in your classroom