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This workshop is focused on connecting the use of TI-Innovator™ Rover in the mathematics classroom with middle and high school curriculum.
Ready-to-use activities, for enhancing student understanding of key mathematical concepts, will be explored using Rover.
Building upon the lessons from TI’s Math in Motion and 10 Minutes of Code activities, the workshop shows participants how to operate Rover using either TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculators.
By the end of the workshop, participants should be comfortable:
The Implementing TI-Innovator™ Rover in the Mathematics Classroom workshop is available in a one-day format using Rover with either TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX technology.
This workshop can be combined with any of the following workshops to create a multi-day workshop option:
Participants will learn to:
This workshop connects Rover to curriculum concepts. No experience on the TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator will be required, as basic technology skills will be covered as they are needed.
|Rates of Change (Distance/Time)||
How to calculate and understand various rates of change and velocity
Polygons and interior/exterior angles
|Systems of Equations||
Understanding the relationship between motion and a linear graph.
Finding a point of intersection and connecting it to the context of distance and time.
|Basics of Coding
Cover the basics of input/output, variables and editing code
|Ratios and Scaling
Mapping out a pathway on a picture and scaling it to navigate Rover through a course