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Leveraging TI-Nspire™ CX Technology for SAT®
Test Success

This workshop is designed for mathematics educators who want to learn to leverage TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator skills to drive student success on the SAT® test.

Educators will cover the main topics of the SAT® test, discuss strategies for helping students to better understand key content and emphasize techniques for teaching with TI-Nspire™ CX technology.

By the end of the workshop, participants should feel comfortable with:

  • Leveraging the TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator in key categories such as algebra, problem-solving, data and statistics, and functions
  • Highlighting the key content areas for the test and adjusting mathematics instruction accordingly
  • Implementing test preparation strategies in the mathematics classroom and using premade activities that reinforce technology skills and deepen student understanding of key topics


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 more extensive exploration of topics and strategies. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.

  • Overview of the TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator and basic skills
  • Exploration of key topics such as graphing functions, solving systems and solving equations
  • Coverage of strategies such as thinking graphically, eliminating incorrect answers, solving problems by working backwards, and substitution
  • Additional coverage of TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator skills, including inequalities and circles
  • Coverage of further topics such as rate of change, line of best fit, graphing inequalities and transformations
  • Exploration of other test-prep strategies including using structure, avoiding distractors and making a table
  • Continued application of TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator skills, including 1-variable stats
  • Content topics will extend to advanced areas such as absolute value, trigonometry and probability
  • Test strategies will be summarized and additional ones covered, including sketching graphs

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on using the TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator to improve student learning and conceptual understanding of key content areas.

Subject Topics
TI-Nspire™ CX Technology Skills
Graphing expressions, solving systems graphically and algebraically, substituting values, determining zeros, using the trace feature, graphing inequalities, composition of functions, graphing circles, modeling line of best fit, regression, truth statements
SAT® Test Strategies
Thinking graphically, eliminating incorrect answers, solving problems by working backwards, substitution, using structure, avoiding distractors, making a table, sketching graphs
Activities to Deepen Student Understanding
Rate of change, systems of equations including non-linear systems, quadratics, exponential functions, using structure to solve equations, conditional probability, trigonometry

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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.

"I liked the pacing and the varied activities and learning modalities. (Our instructor) was open to all questions and helpful with our class content and teaching tips." — Catherine Michini, Math Department Chair
Philadelphia High School for Girls (Pennsylvania)

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