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T³™ North Texas Professional Development Summit

June 7, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

R. L. Paschal High School | 3001 Forest Park | Fort Worth, Texas 76110

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Pricing:

$100 - Summit registration without TI technology package

$200 - Summit registration including one of the following TI technology packages:

  • TI-Nspire™ CX handheld, TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and TI-Innovator™ Hub
  • 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 Family and TI-Innovator™ Hub

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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Program:

8 - 9 a.m. | Check in and Continental Breakfast

During registration, you will choose from one of five sessions during each timeslot.


9 - 10:30 a.m.

Connecting Math and Coding - Ten Minutes a Week

Explore some simple programs that can tie math concepts with learning the basics of coding, taking just ten minutes a week.

STEM Behind Cool Careers

Come explore the connections in science, technology, engineering and math in fields students wouldn’t expect. Connect the concepts you teach with things kids love to do.

Getting Started With TI-84 Plus CE Technology

Designed for educators who want to learn more about the features of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators, this session offers hands-on explorations demonstrating the effective classroom use of technology within a high school mathematics curriculum.

Getting Started With TI-Nspire™ Technology

Designed for educators who are just beginning to use TI-Nspire™ technology, this session introduces the TI-Nspire™ handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software in the context of high school mathematics.

Supporting Student Learning

What are the elements of a rich task? Let’s review sample tasks and discuss the key components that push student thinking.


10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Next Steps: Coding With the TI-Innovator™ Hub With TI LaunchPad™ Board

Once we have the basics of coding, let’s explore how to communicate with the TI-Innovator™ system to create interactive programs.

Working With the TI-Innovator™ Hub With TI LaunchPad™ Board in STEM

Investigate how The TI-Innovator™ system supports connections between engineering, science and mathematics.

Using the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator for Success on the STAAR® Algebra I EOC

How do you focus students' approach to the STAAR® Algebra I EOC so they answer more questions and score higher? Join this session to discuss strategies that help students transition from instruction to assessment. See how TI technology can help students analyze data and statistics and make predictions.

Using TI-Nspire™ CX Technology for Success on the STAAR® Algebra I EOC

How do you focus students' approach to the STAAR® Algebra I EOC so they answer more questions and score higher? Join this session to discuss strategies that help students transition from instruction to assessment. See how the technology can help students analyze data and statistics and make predictions.

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.


12:15 - 1 p.m. | Lunch


1 - 2:30 p.m.

Coding Projects for the Math Classroom

Explore applications of coding to write programs that connect directly to the math curriculum. Experience coding with the TI-Innovator™ Rover.

Projects for After School Clubs or Summer Camps

Many schools are implementing after school STEM clubs and summer camps. This session will highlight ideas and activities to use in starting your clubs and camps including the TI-Innovator™ Rover.

Using a TI-Nspire™ CX Handheld for Success on the STAAR® Math Grade 8 Exam

This hands-on session will feature the use of the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld as a tool to explore items on the most recently released STAAR® Math Grade 8 Exam. See how the technology can help students analyze problems and make predictions based on a variety of representations.

Using a TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator for Success on the STAAR® Math Grade 8 Exam

This hands-on session will feature the use of the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator as a tool to explore items on the most recently released STAAR® Math Grade 8 Exam. See how the technology can help students analyze problems and make predictions based on a variety of representations.

Eliciting Evidence of Student Understanding

How do you know when students are ready to move on? We will explore methods for gauging student comprehension and addressing misconceptions.


2:45-4:15 p.m.


Beyond the Basics Coding

Where can one go after completing the 10 Minutes of Code activities? Investigate math and science extensions and dive deeper into the possibilities of coding.

Getting Started with TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ System

Are you new to the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ System? Still trying to get the basics down? What do you do if you run into trouble? Well, this session is for you. The session will cover installation of the software, as well as configuring the network manager and class rosters. It will also cover the association of the handhelds and the placement of the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ Access Point. Finally, the session will address first-day usage, which includes things like the Quick Poll, Live Presenter and Class Capture features.

Open Ended Struggle - Key to Learning

As 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.

Projects for After School Clubs or Summer Camps

Many schools are implementing after school STEM clubs and summer camps. This session will highlight ideas and activities to use in starting your clubs and camps including TI-Innovator™ Rover.

STEM, STAAR® and Other TI Internet Resources

This session will provide an update of the latest resources from TI featuring support materials at www.education.ti.com. Learn about 1000+ free calculator activities, coding and programing lessons, tutorials, STAAR® resources, SAT* and ACT* test prep information and online webinar opportunities. Materials for TI's new TI-Innovator™ System and TI-Innovator™ Rover will also be discussed.