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Next Steps With TI-Nspire™ CAS Technology in High School Mathematics

Designed for educators already familiar with TI-Nspire™ computer algebra system (CAS) technology, this workshop reviews and reinforces the basics of CAS technology and covers new TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld features in the context of a high school curriculum, with activities specific to CAS functionality.

Learn how TI-Nspire™ technology facilitates reasoning, sense-making and understanding in an interactive mathematics classroom. You’ll have time to create your own activities and explore ways to enhance classroom activities with formative assessment.


This workshop is available in 1-, 2- and 3-day options to accommodate educator specific needs. A more extensive exploration of topics is gained with the 2-day and 3-day workshops.

  • Review of the TI-Nspire™ handheld.
  • Introduction to CAS functionality , including algebraic applications.
  • Function investigation by creating a TI-Nspire™ document with sliders.
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons with pre-made student questions and teacher notes.
  • Additional coverage of CAS functionality, including broader classroom applications.
  • Data collection and analysis with the Calculator-Based Ranger 2™ (CBR 2™) motion sensor and Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor.m
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ subject areas and needs.
  • Creation of assessment documents using TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software.
  • Deeper discussions about the role of CAS in an interactive mathematics classroom.
  • Introduction to the PublishView™ feature, which enables interactive lessons with embedded video.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on deeper integration of TI-Nspire™ CAS technology in a high school mathematics classroom, with an emphasis on mathematical modeling with multiple representations and creating interactive TI-Nspire™ documents.

Subject Topics
Algebra 1
Equivalence, Equations, Linear Inequalities, Systems of Linear Equations, Functions & Relations, Quadratic Functions
Triangles, Right Triangles & Trig, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry
Algebra 2
Functions; Quadratics; Powers, Roots, & Radical Functions; Logs & Exponentials
Polynomial, Power, & Rational Functions; Trigonometry; Applications of Trigonometry
Derivatives, Applications of the Derivative
Describing Bivariate Data, Probability & Random Variables

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The costs of On-Site Workshops are:

  • One Day:      $2,500
  • Two Days:    $5,000
  • Three Days:  $7,500
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