Education Technology

Mathematical Modeling and the Opioid Epidemic

Technology: TI-84 Plus Family, TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Teaching Resources
Speakers: Tom Reardon, Pat Flynn

Real world topics bring math to life in your classroom. The prescription drug addiction epidemic provides an opportunity to address a major world problem and look at potential solutions.

Webinar presenters will demonstrate a mathematical modeling activity on the opioid epidemic appropriate for middle grades and high school math students. The activity uses real-world data and covers such topics as percent increase and regression equations in piece wise functions.

Presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire handheld devices during this webinar.

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