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Exploring Common Core Topics in Middle Grades Mathematics with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Designed for educators who are just beginning to use TI-Nspire™ technology, this workshop covers the basics of the TI-Nspire™ handheld in the context of a middle grades mathematics curriculum, with a special emphasis on domains and clusters in Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics.

Designed for educators who need support transitioning to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics for sixth, seventh and eighth grades, this workshop covers essential TI-Nspire™ technology skills in the context of middle grades mathematics, with a special emphasis on critical, tough-to-teach concepts and new Common Core content standards.


This in-person workshop is available in one-, two- and three-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. A half-day workshop option is also available. The two- and three-day workshops offer a more extensive exploration of topics. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.

  • Coverage of key CCSS domains, including expressions and equations, functions, geometry, statistics and probability.
  • Introduction to CCSS for Mathematical Practice.
  • Overview of essential technology skills, including exploring interactive TI-Nspire™ documents.
  • Additional exploration of CCSS-aligned content, with deeper discussions of classroom applications.
  • Introduction to TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software and online CCSS resources
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on classroom needs.
  • Broader subject coverage across key CCSS domains and clusters for sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
  • Deeper exploration of TI-Nspire™ technology features for analyzing functions, geometric relationships and statistics.
  • Additional opportunities for differentiation based on classroom needs.

Areas of Focus

This workshop addresses CCSS content standards in middle grades mathematics, with a focus on key CCSS domains across sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Gr 6 Gr 7 Gr 8
Expressions & Equations check-blue check-blue check-blue
Geometry check-blue check-blue check-blue
Statistics & Probability check-blue check-blue check-blue
Functions check-blue

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  • Half day:      $2,000
  • One day:      $3,200
  • Two days:    $6,400
  • Three days:  $9,600

Six virtual hours, delivered in two- or three-hour sessions, is the equivalent to one full-day of in-person professional learning. For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.