Education Technology

Recreational Mathematics and TI Technology

When: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI‑Nspire™ CX Technology
Presenters: Ken Collins, Ron Lancaster

Recreational mathematics involves topics such as curious and interesting sequences, mathematical magic tricks, Pythagorean triples, puzzles and magic squares.

In this webinar, Ron Lancaster and Ken Collins will discuss numerous topics from recreational mathematics suitable for middle and high school mathematics classes. In addition, they will demonstrate how Texas Instruments technology can be used as a tool for delving deeper into these topics and promoting curiosity.

Join the presenters to learn more about how recreational mathematics gives students a lifelong interest in mathematics, a sense of joy and wonder for the subject, and a desire to play, tinker and imagine.

Download documents


Ken Collins

Math Teacher, Charlotte Latin School
Charlotte, North Carolina

Ron Lancaster

T³™ National Instructor
Toronto, Ontario

"(I liked) the ideas about some of the "games" that could be played by the class to make math interesting to them." — Rande Dager, Kellogg Community College (Michigan)