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Learning to Code with the TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators

This workshop is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators. Building upon the lessons from TI’s 10 Minutes of Code, the workshop introduces the basics of coding principles including logic, selection statements and loops.

A focus will be on coding topics which will reinforce student understanding of math and science curriculum concepts. Participants will be comfortable with using TI-Basic and transferrable skills to move to the next stage in coding.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be comfortable with:

  • Starting a new program, writing a program to display text and running the program
  • Using variables to hold values and store results in those variables
  • Showing the results of stored computations
  • Writing statements using IF and conditions
  • Using compound conditions with the relational and the logical operators
  • Determining errors in a program


This is a one-day workshop. This workshop can be combined with the “Learning to Code With TI-Innovator™ Hub” workshop for a two-day program.

During this workshop, participants will learn to:

  • Use the TI-Basic Program Editor to create and run programs
  • Use simple editing features to insert and delete entries or lines of code
  • Evaluate expressions and store them as variables
  • Recognize programing features including conditions, relational operators, logical operators, and simple and compound conditions
  • Perform the basic steps for debugging a simple program

Areas of Focus

This workshop connects coding to curriculum concepts. No experience on the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator will be required as basic skills on the TI-84 Plus will be covered as they are needed.

Subject Topics
Using Variables and Expressions
Write a program to evaluate a mathematical or scientific formula.
Conditional Statements
Analyze and adjust lines of code for a program that computes the slope of a line.
Loops and Graphics
Debug and improve a program that determines the possible dimensions of a rectangle when given its perimeter.

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Workshop Pricing

The cost of a standard workshop without TI technology is:

1-day $1,990

For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.