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Teaching and Learning With the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator in Middle Grades Mathematics

Designed for educators who are using the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator in a middle grades mathematics classroom, this workshop covers basic features and functionality of the TI-84 Plus CE, with additional focus on TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software for the TI-84 Plus graphing family and TI Connect™ CE software application.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll be ready to use the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator and supporting software in the middle grades mathematics classroom.


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.

  • Overview of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, including an introduction to the MathPrint™ feature and general graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Modeling and analyzing univariate data with box plots and histograms.
  • Overview of TI-SmartView™ CE emulator software and TI Connect™ CE software.
  • Additional coverage of features for modeling with multiple representations.
  • Exploration of interactive lessons that make connections between ratios, proportional relationships and linear functions.
  • Data collection and analysis with the CBR™ 2 motion sensor and Vernier EasyData® app.
  • Deeper coverage of additional technology features, with an emphasis on classroom applications.
  • Opportunities to explore activities focused on statistics, probability and geometry.
  • Coverage of additional statistical functionality, including entering data into lists, creating scatter plots, and determining lines of best fit.

Areas of focus

This workshop focuses on appropriate use of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator and supporting computer software, with an emphasis on numeric, algebraic, geometric and statistical functionality across a middle grades mathematics curriculum.

Subject Topics
Middle Grades
Ratios and Proportional Relationships, The Number System, Expressions and Equations, Functions, Geometry, Statistics and Probability
Algebra I
Linear Functions, Systems of Linear Equations, Quadratic Functions, Exponential Functions

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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.

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