Education Technology

Magic Squares and the Magic of TI Technology

When: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI‑Nspire™ CX Technology
Presenters: Ken Collins, Ph.D., Ron Lancaster

Students can experience the joy and beauty of mathematics through the study of magic squares and their remarkable patterns.

Magic squares provide students with opportunities to solve problems, to pose questions, to be immersed in playfulness and to learn more about the history of mathematics. In this webinar, we will make direct connections between magic squares and middle and high school curriculum. We will use TI technology to delve deeper into topics such as arithmetic sequences; linear, quadratic and cubic functions; and matrices. Join Ken Collins and Ron Lancaster for “sum” fun!

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Ken Collins, Ph.D.

Math Teacher
Charlotte Latin School
Charlotte, North Carolina

Ron Lancaster

T³™ National Instructor
Toronto, Ontario

"I must say that there is lot to know about magic squares. It can be implemented in real classroom situations for students to take a break from routine." — Dathaprasada Rao Vanam, Morrow High School (Georgia)