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T3™ Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC): Middle Grades Mathematics and Algebra Using TI-Nspire™ Technology

Overview

This nine-day in-depth technology, pedagogy and leadership professional development workshop focuses on appropriate usage of the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher software across the middle grades mathematics and algebra curricula, with an emphasis on strengthening content knowledge, pedagogy and leadership skills.

Participants will have the opportunity to begin or expand their use of the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher Software, gain deeper insight into specific content areas, develop a stronger appreciation of pedagogy and become better equipped to share their knowledge with other educators and students.

Leadership activities allow participants to develop skills to train peers and mentor colleagues on the effective use of TI-Nspire™ CX technology in the classroom. Participants will design their own TI-Nspire™ lessons and present them to their colleagues for professional critique during the last two days of the TLC.

Technology, pedagogy and leadership skills are taught in the context in the following areas:

Expressions & Equations: Ratios & Proportional Relationships, Equivalence, Expressions, Equations
Geometry:
Parallel Lines & Transversals, Triangles, Quadrilaterals & Polygons, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry
Statistics & Probability:
Displaying & Describing Univariate Data, Describing Bivariate Data
Functions:
Patterns & Functions; Domain & Range; Linear, Quadratic & Exponential Functions