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Exploring TEKS Topics in Middle Grades Mathematics with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Designed for middle grades educators who need support transitioning to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), this workshop focuses on key content standards in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, with a focus on algebra in eighth grade. By exploring interactive, TEKS-aligned activities, you will learn essential technology skills for the TI-Nspire™ handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll be comfortable using the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and Teacher Software to deepen student understanding of important TEKS topics in pre-algebra and algebra for sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Overview

This in-person workshop is available in one-, two- and three-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. The two- and three-day workshops offer a more extensive exploration of topics. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.

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  • Coverage of key knowledge and skills across sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
  • Introduction to TEKS Mathematical Process Standards.
  • Overview of essential technology skills through exploration of TEKS-aligned content.
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  • Broader curriculum coverage, with added emphasis on algebra in eighth grade.
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on teacher needs.
  • Introduction to Teacher Software.
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  • Extensive coverage of knowledge and skills across sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
  • Deeper discussions of how technology can support TEKS Mathematical Process Standards.
  • Additional opportunities for differentiation based on teacher needs.

Areas of Focus

This workshop addresses TEKS content standards in middle grades mathematics, with a focus on algebra in eighth grade. Educators will build pedagogical skills for leading discussions, asking students to explain their reasoning, and engaging them in TEKS Mathematical Process Standards with TI-Nspire™ technology.

Subject Topics
Grade 6
Proportionality; Expressions, Equations, & Relationships; Measurement & Data
Grade 7
Proportionality; Expressions, Equations, & Relationships; Measurement & Data
Grade 8
Number & Operations; Proportionality; Expressions, Equations, & Relationships; 2-D Shapes; Measurement & Data

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Pricing

The costs of On-Site Workshops are:

  • One Day:      $2,500
  • Two Days:    $5,000
  • Three Days:  $7,500
Six virtual hours, delivered in two- or three-hour sessions, is the equivalent to one full-day of in-person professional learning. For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.