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This workshop is designed for 8th Grade mathematics educators in Texas who are either beginning to use the TI-Nspire™ technology 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-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher Software, and the workshop will focus on helping students use the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld 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-Nspire™ CX handheld to improve student learning and conceptual understanding of key content areas for the Texas 8th Grade Mathematics EOC exam.
|TI-Nspire™ CX 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