Education Technology

Surprising Appearances of the Golden Mean

When: Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2022 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ technology
Presenters: Ray Barton, Troy Jones

The Golden Mean has created so much interest, and even awe, that it has been called the divine proportion.

In this webinar, we will begin with some of the well-known historic appearances of the Golden Mean and then investigate some little-known and recent discoveries that are both surprising and beautiful. We will show how students can use powerful, dynamic features of both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ technology to discover and make connections between various and sometimes unexpected appearances of the Golden Mean.

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Ray Barton

Mathematics Teacher
The Waterford School
T³™ National Instructor
Salt Lake City, Utah

Troy Jones

Algebra Teacher
Westlake High School
T³™ Regional Instructor
Saratoga Springs, Utah

"(I enjoyed) examples that speak to the beauty of mathematics enhanced by technology to make them accessible." — Chuck Vonder Embse, Central Michigan University (Michigan)