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Next Steps With TI-Nspire™ CAS Technology in High School Mathematics

Designed for educators already familiar with TI-Nspire™ computer algebra system (CAS) technology, this workshop reviews and reinforces the basics of CAS technology and covers new TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld features in the context of a high school curriculum, with activities specific to CAS functionality.

Learn how TI-Nspire™ technology facilitates reasoning, sense-making and understanding in an interactive mathematics classroom. You’ll have time to create your own activities and explore ways to enhance classroom activities with formative assessment.


This in-person workshop is available in 1-, 2- and 3-day options to accommodate educator specific needs. A half-day workshop option is also available. A more extensive exploration of topics is gained with the 2-day and 3-day workshops. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.

  • Review of the TI-Nspire™ handheld.
  • Introduction to CAS functionality , including algebraic applications.
  • Function investigation by creating a TI-Nspire™ document with sliders.
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons with pre-made student questions and teacher notes.
  • Additional coverage of CAS functionality, including broader classroom applications.
  • Data collection and analysis with the Calculator-Based Ranger 2™ (CBR 2™) motion sensor and Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor.m
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ subject areas and needs.
  • Creation of assessment documents using TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software.
  • Deeper discussions about the role of CAS in an interactive mathematics classroom.
  • Introduction to the PublishView™ feature, which enables interactive lessons with embedded video.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on deeper integration of TI-Nspire™ CAS technology in a high school mathematics classroom, with an emphasis on mathematical modeling with multiple representations and creating interactive TI-Nspire™ documents.

Subject Topics
Algebra 1
Equivalence, Equations, Linear Inequalities, Systems of Linear Equations, Functions & Relations, Quadratic Functions
Triangles, Right Triangles & Trig, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry
Algebra 2
Functions; Quadratics; Powers, Roots, & Radical Functions; Logs & Exponentials
Polynomial, Power, & Rational Functions; Trigonometry; Applications of Trigonometry
Derivatives, Applications of the Derivative
Describing Bivariate Data, Probability & Random Variables

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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.