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This workshop is designed for 8th Grade mathematics educators in Texas who are either beginning to use the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator or who want to learn more to drive student success on the Texas 8th Grade Mathematics EOC exam.
Educators will cover the key elements of teaching with the TI-84 Plus CE and TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software for the TI-84 Plus Family, and the workshop will focus on helping students use the TI-84 Plus CE to better understand key topics on the Texas 8th Grade Mathematics EOC exam.
By the end of the workshop, participants should feel comfortable with:
This workshop is available in one- and two-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. The two-day workshop offers a more extensive exploration of topics and strategies.
This workshop focuses on using the TI-84 Plus CE to improve student learning and conceptual understanding of key content areas for the Texas 8th Grade Mathematics EOC exam.
|TI-84 Plus CE Technology Skills||
Evaluating an Expression; Graphing and Analyzing a Function; Using a Table; Graphing a Scatter Plot; Determining a Line of Best Fit; Finding Points of Interest; Adjusting the Window
|EOC Exam Strategies||
Graphing and Analyzing Solutions; Comparing Values by Storing as Variables; Evaluating Expressions and Solving Equations with Calculator Tools; Making Predictions; Working Backwards
|Activities to Deepen Student Understanding||
Proportionality; Expressions, Equations and Relationships; Linear Functions; Slope and y-intercept; Measurement and Data; Graphing and Analyzing Bivariate Data, Shapes and Transformations