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T³™ South Carolina Professional Development Summit

August 5 and 6, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Laing Middle School of Science and Technology | 2705 Bulrush Basket Lane | Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29466

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Pricing

$150: Summit registration without TI technology package

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

  • TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator and TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software
  • TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculator and TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software
  • TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator and TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software for the TI-84 Plus CE

Note: Participants may purchase the TI-Innovator™ Hub and TI-Innovator™ Rover for an additional $120.

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Contact Information

For questions regarding the summit program, please contact:

Sherri Abel | 844.363.2835 | Sherri_Abel@charleston.k12.sc.us
Jamila Gadsden | 843.576.9498| jgadsden@ti.com

For registration questions, please contact:

T³™ Regional Summit Registration | 844.851.9251 | TIWorkshops@eventconsultantsglobal.com

Program

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

Monday, August 5


7:30 – 8:30 a.m. | Check-in and continental breakfast


8:30 – 9 a.m. | Opening remarks


9 a.m. – noon | Day One Morning Sessions


Session 1 | Learning to Code With TI Graphing Technology

This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators.

  • Building upon the lessons from the 10 Minutes of Code, the session introduces the basics of coding principles including logic, selection statements and 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

Session 2 | Valuable Tips for the TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators and TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software

For new and experienced users – get creative, cool and essential ideas to utilize the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus graphing calculator 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™ CE emulator 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 color graphing calculator, basic computation and graphing and functionality

Session 3 | Getting Started With TI-Nspire™ Technology

  • Overview of the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator, 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 TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software

Session 4 | Mathematical Discussions to Support Student Learning

What are the elements of a rich task, as described in NCTM’s "Principles to Actions"?

  • 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
  • Explore tasks that promote the growth mindset
  • A focus will be on emphasizing NCTM’s "5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussion"


Noon – 1 p.m. | Lunch


1 – 4 p.m. | Day One Afternoon Sessions


Session 5 | Learning to Code With the TI-Innovator™ Hub Using TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ Technology

  • This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-Innovator™ Hub
  • 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

Session 6 | Exploring Algebra Topics With TI-84 Plus CE Technology

Utilizing the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, we will explore topics such as:

  • Linear functions and systems
  • Functions and relations
  • Quadratic, exponential, radical and rational functions
  • Probability

Session 7 | Exploring Algebra Topics With TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology

Utilizing the TI-Nspire™ CX II technology we will explore topics such as:

  • Linear functions and systems
  • Functions and relations
  • Quadratic , exponential , radical and rational functions
  • Probability

Session 8 | Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the ACT® Test Using TI-Nspire™ Technology

Students who only excel at procedural fluency (memorizing steps and formulas) will have a tough time on the math section of the redesigned ACT® test. What is needed?

This session will explore:

  • A deeper understanding of the concepts
  • How we can leverage TI technology to meet our goals
  • Activities and ideas that promote conceptual understanding


Tuesday, August 6


8:30 – 9 a.m. | Continental Breakfast


9 a.m. – noon | Day Two Morning Sessions


Session 9 | 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 and 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

Session 10 | Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the ACT® Test Using TI-84 Plus CE Technology

Students who only excel at procedural fluency (memorizing steps and formulas) will have a tough time on the math section of the redesigned ACT® test. What is needed?

This session will explore:

  • A deeper understanding of the concepts
  • How we can leverage TI technology to meet our goals
  • Activities and ideas that promote conceptual understanding

Session 11 | Exploring Statistics Topics With TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology

  • Interpreting Univariate Data — Representing data with dot plots, comparing center and spread of data sets, use of 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

Session 12 | Data Collection in Science and Math Classrooms With TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology

  • Overview of the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator, 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


12 - 1 p.m. | Lunch


1 – 4 p.m. | Day Two Afternoon Sessions


Session 13 | 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 and the TI-Innovator Hub and either TI-Nspire™ CX II 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 and math behind TI’s Pet Car Alarm Project and other science principles, and use math, computer programming and engineering to design and build models to solve current problems

Session 14 | Data Collection in Science and Math Classrooms With TI-84 Plus CE Technology

  • Overview of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, including data collection with the Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor and CBR™ 2 motion sensor
  • Data analysis through the development of mathematical models

Session 15 | Exploring Precalculus and Calculus Topics With TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology

  • 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

Session 16 | Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the ACT® Test Using TI-Nspire™ Technology

Students who only excel at procedural fluency (memorizing steps and formulas) will have a tough time on the math section of the redesigned ACT® test. What is needed?

This session will explore:

  • A deeper understanding of the concepts
  • How we can leverage TI technology to meet our goals
  • Activities and ideas that promote conceptual understanding

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