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T³™ Regional Summit: Tennessee

June 21, 2024 | 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Middle Tennessee State University | 1301 East Main Street | Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37123


Please note: Registration closes June 14.


$250 — Summit registration includes your choice of the following:

  • TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculator and TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software.
  • TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator and TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family.

What to expect from your T³™ Regional Summit:


  • Attend a total of four sessions featuring hands-on, interactive professional learning on the topics of your choice.
  • Receive TI technology and training materials given to you on site.
  • Receive a Certificate of Attendance which may be accepted for school or district professional development credit.
  • Continental breakfast and lunch are included.
  • We will follow local protocols and safety recommendations and request that all attendees do the same for the health of all in attendance.
  • In the event the summit is canceled, all registrants will be notified as soon as possible and registration fees will be refunded in full.

Contact information

For questions regarding the summit program, please contact:

Host: Tammy Jones |
Ron Thomas |

For questions about registration, please contact us at or call 844.851.9251.


8:15 – 9 a.m. | Check-in and continental breakfast

9 – 9:15 a.m. | Opening remarks

9:25 – 10:55 a.m. | First morning sessions

Session 1 | The Nuts and Bolts of AP® Precalculus Including the AP® Exam, Technology and Resources

  • Learn the makeup of an Advanced Placement® course and, in particular, what is important to know about AP® Precalculus.
  • Explore insights about the exam and ways TI technology can be useful, such as helping students:
    • Develop both procedural and conceptual fluency.
    • Interpret and connect multiple representations.
    • Get engaged in interpreting and reasoning about mathematical concepts and relationships.
  • Strategies for engaging students in these mathematical practices for AP® Precalculus will be shared during the four sessions in the AP® Precalculus strand.

Session 2 | Valuable Tips for the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator and TI-SmartView™ Emulator (Calculator and Software)

  • Explore creative and cool essential ideas to utilize the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator and its color version, the TI-84 Plus CE, much more effectively.
  • Get an overview of the TI-84 Plus CE along with the basic computation, graphing and functionality, and discover how this member of the TI-84 Plus graphing family is different than previous versions.
  • Learn how to easily use the TI-84 Plus CE as an evaluator of complex expressions, trace on a graph and table simultaneously, quickly evaluate the quadratic formula, store window settings, quickly investigate transformation graphing with lists, and more.
  • Get tips on how to fully utilize the TI-SmartView™ software.

Session 3 | Valuable Tips for Using TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology (Calculator and Software)

  • Get an overview of TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator, including general calculator, graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Explore dynamic and interactive lessons for algebra I and algebra II, geometry, precalculus and calculus, and statistics.
  • Learn the basic features of the TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software.

Session 4 | Learning to Code With Python and TI Graphing Technology

  • This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-84 Plus CE Python or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators
  • Building upon the lessons from TI’s 10 Minutes of Code, this session introduces the basics of coding principles, including logic, selection statements, loops, etc.
  • The principles of coding will be connected to many concepts in the math and science curriculum to increase student understanding.
  • By the end, participants will be familiar with using Python and the transferrable skills to move to the next stage in coding.

11:05 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. | Second morning sessions

Session 5 | Exploring Topics in Precalculus With TI Technology: Polynomial and Rational Functions

  • Explore how TI technology can deepen understanding of rate of change, end behavior, asymptotes and function transformations.

Session 6 | Exploring Algebra Topics With the TI-84 Plus CE

Utilizing TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, we will explore topics such as:

  • Linear functions
  • Systems of linear equations
  • Functions and relations
  • Quadratic, exponential, radical and rational functions
  • Probability

Session 7 | Exploring Algebra Topics With TI-Nspire™ CX II Technology

Utilizing the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator, we will explore topics such as

  • Linear functions
  • Systems of linear equations
  • Functions and relations
  • Quadratic, exponential, radical and rational functions
  • Probability

Session 8 | Learning to Code With the TI-Innovator™ Hub (and the TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ CX Families of Graphing Calculators)

  • This session is designed for educators interested in introducing coding to their students using the TI-Innovator™ Hub.
  • Expand on the lessons featured in TI’s 10 Minutes of Code to excite students in learning the code to control the TI-Innovator™ Hub and its built-in sensors, including light and sound.
  • Engage your students with the latest technology, preparing them for the next stage to explore real-world STEM applications.

12:35 – 1:20 p.m. | Lunch

1:20 – 2:50 p.m. | First afternoon sessions

Session 9 | Exploring Topics in Precalculus With TI Technology: Exponential Functions, Logarithmic Functions and Regression.

  • Learn how TI technology can be used to investigate the relationship between exponential and logarithmic functions, inverse and composite functions, and the concept of regression as a way to find a model for contextual data.

Session 10 | Topics in Geometry With the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator

  • Join us as we explore topics covering congruence, similarity and right triangles, and transformations using the TI-84 Plus CE.

Session 11 | Algebra II and Precalculus With TI-Nspire™ CX technology

This session focuses on exploring the following topics with the TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator:

  • Modeling various functions: statistical regression, choosing the best model, and interpolating and extrapolating information.
  • Polynomial equations and functions: graphing and evaluating, finding relative extremes, and an exploration of zeroes.

Session 12 | Making Math and Science Meaningful With the TI-Innovator™ Rover

This session is designed for teachers interested in introducing the Rover to their students. Explore lessons that feature topics to get students engaged with this exciting technology, such as:

  • The relationship between distance, rate and time.
  • Designing and measuring a segmented path.

This session includes both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ CX technologies.

3 – 4:30 p.m. | Second afternoon sessions

Session 13 | Exploring Topics in Precalculus With TI Technology: Trigonometric and Polar Functions

  • Use TI technology to develop understanding of concepts related to the trigonometric functions and make the connection to polar coordinates.

Session 14 | Developing Deeper Conceptual Understanding to Prepare for the ACT® Exam With TI Technology (Calculator and Software)

  • This workshop is designed for mathematics educators interested in learning to leverage TI technology skills to drive student success on the ACT® exam by exploring released test items.
  • This session features both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ CX II technology.

Session 15 | Topics in Calculus With the TI-Nspire™ CX II Graphing Calculator

  • Explore topics focused on teaching calculus with TI-Nspire™ CX technology, including:
    • Tangent line approximations.
    • The relationship between a function and its derivatives.
    • The relationship between integration and the area between a curve and x-axis.
  • Discuss strategies to prepare students for the AP® Calculus exam.

Session 16 | STEM Camps, Clubs and Classroom Projects With the TI-Innovator™ Hub

  • This session is designed for math and science teachers interested in introducing STEM projects in classrooms or summer camps, featuring the TI-Innovator™ Hub and either TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX II technology.
  • Guide students on the path to building their own STEM projects with activities that challenge them to address current real-world issues.
  • Understand the science behind the greenhouse effect, and other science principles, and use math, computer programming and engineering to design and build models to solve current problems.

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