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Middle grades mathematics with TI-Nspire™ technology and the TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ system

Designed for educators who are just beginning to use TI-Nspire™ technology, this workshop introduces the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system in the context of middle grades mathematics.

Educators will learn a wide range of TI-Nspire™ technology skills and explore strategies to effectively integrate the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system into their middle grades mathematics classrooms.

Overview

This workshop is available in one- to six-day configurations to accommodate educator-specific needs.

workshop-1-day
  • Introduction to the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld, including general calculator, graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Overview of basic features of TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ Teacher Software.
  • Introduction to the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system.
workshop-2-day
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive TI-Nspire™ lessons focused on key areas of the middle grades mathematics curriculum, such as ratios and proportional relationships, expressions and equations, and statistics and probability.
  • Opportunities to practice using basic TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system features such as Live Presenter, Quick Poll and Class Capture.
  • Introduction to formative assessment strategies, including creating TI-Nspire™ assessment documents.
workshop-3-day
  • Broader content coverage across the middle grades mathematics curriculum.
  • Extended opportunities to practice additional TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system skills, including organizing students' work in the Portfolio Workspace.
  • Exploration of online content and professional development resources to further support the successful implementation of the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on TI-Nspire™ technology skills and strategies to support the successful implementation of the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system in the middle grades mathematics classroom.

Subject Topics
Middle grades mathematics
Ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, functions, geometry, statistics and probability.
TI-Nspire™ handheld skills
Calculator, graphing and statistical functionality, exploring dynamic TI-Nspire™ investigations, experiencing the TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ system from students' perspectives.
TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ system skills
Creating a class; sending and collecting a TI-Nspire™ document; monitoring progress using the Class Capture, Quick Poll and Live Presenter features; organizing work in the Portfolio Workspace.
Formative assessment
Assessing student understanding using the Class Capture and Quick Poll features, analyzing student responses in the Review Workspace, discussing strategies for adjusting instruction.

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Workshop Pricing

The costs of standard workshops without TI technology are:

1-day $1,990
3-day $5,490

For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.