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Learn from experienced T³™ instructors with track records of classroom success, who will share insights, proven strategies and new ideas for implementing TI’s exam-accepted technology and standards-aligned activities in middle grades and high school math and science. Select from one-, two- or three-day T³™ workshops, each with a specific professional development focus:

Instructional Practices Workshops emphasize strategies to promote discussion and make student thinking visible, while leveraging TI technology and standards-aligned tasks to deepen student understanding.
Content Knowledge Workshops focus on using TI technology to support specific CCSS and TEKS learning outcomes, while emphasizing conceptual development across content standards.

Technology Integration Workshops concentrate on enhancing students’ visualization of concepts, while supporting multiple problem-solving strategies using a wide range of TI technology features.

Workshop pricing starts at $200 per person. Team discounts and pre-service teacher discounts are available.

Technology included with workshop registration:

TI-84 Plus Workshops: TI-84 Plus CE and TI-SmartView™ CE Emulator Software for TI-84 Plus Family
TI-Nspire™ Workshops: Your choice of TI-Nspire™ CX or TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Handheld and TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher Software
TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator: TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator

Choose the workshop topic and location that best suits your professional development needs.

For questions, please call (toll free) 844.851.9251 or email TIWorkshops@eventconsultantsglobal.com.

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Aug 1WatertownNY

Implementing Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Workshop Date(s): Aug 1, 2, 3
Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Duration: 3 - day
Host: Marcy Grenier
Workshop Type: Instructional Practices
Location: Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES, 20104 St. Rt. 3, Watertown, New York 13601
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Designed to give educators actionable strategies to excite and engage students using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematical Practice, this workshop emphasizes how TI-Nspire™ technology can support classroom discussion, formative assessment and problem solving across the middle grades and high school mathematics curricula.

Pedagogical practices and assessment techniques are addressed through the effective and appropriate use of TI-Nspire™ technology in an interactive Common Core Math Practices-aligned mathematics classroom. Learn how to engage students in the eight CCSS Math Practices through case studies, videos and task analysis. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to implement CCSS Math Practices in your classrooms using TI-Nspire™ technology.

Overview

  • Introduction to CCSS Math Practices, including how to identify them in action through task analysis.
  • Brief discussions of classroom applications and how technology can support the practices.
  • Overview of essential TI-Nspire™ technology skills.
  • Additional coverage of CCSS Math Practices, including video analysis of students engaged in rich tasks.
  • Discussion of questioning strategies that promote student learning.
  • Further exploration of dynamic, interactive content using TI-Nspire™ technology.

Areas of Focus

This workshop models rich tasks using in-depth discussions and CCSS Math Practices, with an emphasis on task analysis, questioning strategies and essential TI-Nspire™ technology skills to enhance student learning.

Subject

Topics

Middle Grades

Geometry, Statistics & Probability

Algebra

Linear Functions, Systems of Linear Equations, Quadratic Functions, Exponential Functions, Polynomials

Geometry

Right Triangles & Trig, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing an Instructional Practices workshop should be able to:

  • Use strategies to promote discussion and shape instruction by building on student thinking
  • Leverage TI technology and standards-aligned tasks to deepen student understanding
  • Formatively assess student understanding by asking questions that make student thinking visible
  • Implement a classroom vision where students routinely use TI technology to engage in practice standards
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Aug 1WatertownNY

Implementing Common Core State Standards for Mathematics with the TI-84 Plus Family

Workshop Date(s): Aug 1, 2, 3
Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Duration: 3 - day
Host: Marcy Grenier
Workshop Type: Instructional Practices
Location: Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES, 20104 St. Rt. 3, Watertown, New York 13601
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Designed to give middle grades and high school educators’ strategies to excite and engage students using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics, this workshop models rich tasks using in-depth discussions about task analysis, questioning strategies and essential TI-84 Plus technology skills to enhance student learning.

The workshop addresses pedagogical practices and assessment techniques through the effective and appropriate use of technology in an interactive Common Core Math Practices-aligned mathematics classroom. Learn how to engage students in the eight CCSS Math Practices through case studies, videos and task analysis. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to implement CCSS Math Practices in your classrooms using the TI-84 Plus family.

Overview

  • Introduction to CCSS Math Practices, including how to identify them in action through task analysis.
  • Brief discussions of classroom applications and how technology can support the practices.
  • Overview of essential TI-84 Plus technology skills.
  • Additional coverage of CCSS Math Practices, including video analysis of educators implementing the practices.
  • Discussion of questioning strategies that promote student learning.
  • Further exploration of dynamic, interactive content using the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators.
  • Deeper discussions of strategies for engaging students in CCSS Math Practices.
  • Exploration of formative assessment opportunities and techniques.
  • Reflection on the role of technology in a student-centered classroom.

Areas of Focus

This workshop models rich tasks using in-depth discussions and CCSS Math Practices, with an emphasis on task analysis, questioning strategies and essential TI-84 Plus technology skills to enhance student learning.

Subject

Topics

Middle Grades

Geometry, Statistics & Probability

Algebra

Equations, Linear Functions, Systems of Linear Equations, Quadratic Functions, Polynomials

Geometry

Points, Lines & Angles; Right Triangles & Trig; Transformational Geometry


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing an Instructional Practices workshop should be able to:

  • Use strategies to promote discussion and shape instruction by building on student thinking
  • Leverage TI technology and standards-aligned tasks to deepen student understanding
  • Formatively assess student understanding by asking questions that make student thinking visible
  • Implement a classroom vision where students routinely use TI technology to engage in practice standards
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Aug 2BakersfieldCA

Implementing STEM Practices with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Workshop Date(s): Aug. 2, 3, 4
Time: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Duration: 3 - day
Host: Kyle Atkin
Workshop Type: Instructional Practices
Location: Kern High School District, 5801 Sundale Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Overview

  • Introduction to STEM practices in the context of experimental and engineering design.
  • Overview of essential TI-Nspire™ technology skills, including data collection and analysis.
  • Discussions of classroom applications and how technology can support STEM practices.
  • Broader coverage of STEM practices, with an introduction to dynamic, interactive simulations that involve STEM careers.
  • Discussion of questioning strategies that promote student learning.
  • Exploration of free, online resources that use TI-Nspire™ technology.
  • Deeper discussions of experimental and engineering design processes.
  • Additional strategies for engaging students in data collection and analysis.
  • Exploration of the role of technology in formative assessment.

Areas of Focus

This workshop explores STEM practices and the integration of science, TI-Nspire™ technology, engineering and mathematics through experimental and engineering design, data collection and analysis, and mathematical modeling.

Subject

Topics

Science

Biology: Cells, The Human Body
Chemistry: Chemical Reactions, pH
Physics: Forces & Motion, Momentum

Technology

Data Collection & Analysis, Mathematical Modeling

Engineering

Experimental & Engineering Design

Mathematics

Algebra 1: Linear Functions
Algebra 2: Exponential Functions
Statistics: Describing Bivariate Data

Learning Outcomes

Educators completing an Instructional Practices workshop should be able to:

  • Use strategies to promote discussion and shape instruction by building on student thinking
  • Leverage TI technology and standards-aligned tasks to deepen student understanding
  • Formatively assess student understanding by asking questions that make student thinking visible
  • Implement a classroom vision where students routinely use TI technology to engage in practice standards
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Aug 4St PaulMN

TI-Nspire™ Technology for Intermediate Users: High School Mathematics

Workshop Date(s): Aug 4, 5
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Duration: 2 - day
Host: Lesa Clarkson
Workshop Type: Technology Integration
Location: Hmong College Prep Academy, 1515 Brewster Street, St Paul, Minnesota 55108
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Educators with intermediate-level knowledge of TI-Nspire™ technology will learn how to create activities to excite and engage students in high school mathematics. This workshop covers a variety of topics, including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus and Statistics. 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.

Overview

  • Review of TI-Nspire™ handheld capabilities.
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons with pre-made student questions and teacher notes.
  • Function investigation by creating a TI-Nspire™ document with sliders.
  • Creation of assessment documents using TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software.
  • Additional coverage of the built-in graphs, data and statistics, and calculator applications, including basic computer algebra systems (CAS) functionality.
  • Mathematical modeling using interactive math boxes.
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ subject areas and needs.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on deeper integration of the TI-Nspire™ handheld and Teacher Software 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

Linear Functions

Geometry

Triangles, Similarity & Proportion, Right Triangles & Trig, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry

Algebra 2

Functions; Quadratics; Powers, Roots, & Radical Functions; Polynomials; Logarithms & Exponentials; Probability

Precalculus

Trigonometry, Applications of Trigonometry, Analytic Geometry

Calculus

Derivatives

Statistics

Describing Bivariate Data


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing a Technology Integration workshop should be able to:

  • Enhance students’ visualization of concepts using TI technology
  • Support multiple problem-solving strategies using a wide range of TI technology features
  • Leverage standards-aligned activities to deepen student understanding of mathematics and/or science
  • Implement a classroom vision where TI technology is routinely used to support specific learning outcomes
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Jul 26Virtual

Getting Started with the TI-84 Plus Family in High School Mathematics

Workshop Date(s): July 26, 28, Aug 2, 4
Time: Noon – 4 p.m. EST
Duration: 4 - half days
Workshop Type: Technology Integration
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Designed for educators who want to learn more about the features of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators, this workshop offers hands-on explorations demonstrating the effective classroom use of technology within a high school mathematics curriculum. You’ll become familiar with the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator by working through classroom-ready activities that use the calculator to enhance student understanding and problem-solving.

**NOTE: The workshop is optimized for the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator, though it supports the entire TI-84 Plus family, including the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition and TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition.

Overview

  • Overview of the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, including the MathPrint™ feature and general graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Modeling and analysis of univariate data with box plots, histograms and measures of central tendency.
  • Exploration of graphing linear functions and solving linear systems graphically.
  • Additional coverage of modeling with multiple representations.
  • Exploration of interactive lessons that make connections between rate of change, linear functions and systems of linear equations.
  • Data collection and analysis with the Calculator-Based Ranger 2™ (CBR 2) motion sensor, Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor and Vernier EasyData™ app.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on appropriate use of the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and supporting computer software, with an emphasis on numeric, algebraic, geometric and statistical functionality across a high school mathematics curriculum.

Subject

Topics

Algebra 1

Equivalence; Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Functions; Systems of Linear Equations

Geometry

Points, Lines, and Planes; Perimeter and Area

Algebra 2

Functions, Systems of Linear Equations & Inequalities; Matrices

Precalculus

Rational Functions

Statistics

Displaying & Describing Univariate Data


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing a Technology Integration workshop should be able to:

  • Enhance students’ visualization of concepts using TI technology
  • Support multiple problem-solving strategies using a wide range of TI technology features
  • Leverage standards-aligned activities to deepen student understanding of mathematics and/or science
  • Implement a classroom vision where TI technology is routinely used to support specific learning outcomes
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Jul 26Virtual

Getting Started with TI-Nspire™ Technology in High School Mathematics

Workshop Date(s): July 26, 28, Aug 2, 4
Time: Noon – 4 p.m. EST
Duration: 4 - half days
Workshop Type: Technology Integration
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Designed for educators who are just beginning to use TI-Nspire™ technology, this workshop introduces the TI-Nspire™ handheld and TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software in the context of high school mathematics. Learn a wide range of TI-Nspire™ technology skills and explore how to effectively integrate Math Nspired activities into your high school mathematics classroom.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll be comfortable using pre-made TI-Nspire™ documents and have basic skills in graphing, geometry and other applications of TI-Nspire™ technology.

Overview

  • Overview of the TI-Nspire™ handheld, including general calculator, graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus and Statistics.
  • Introduction to basic features of Teacher Software.
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ subject areas and needs.
  • Coverage of clusters of activities for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus and Statistics.
  • Exploration of online resources and formative assessment documents with Teacher Software.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on appropriate use of the TI-Nspire™ handheld and Teacher Software, with an emphasis on numeric, algebraic, geometric and statistical functionality through dynamic, interactive lessons across the high school mathematics curriculum.

Subject

Topics

Algebra 1

Functions & Relations; Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Functions

Geometry

Quadrilaterals & Polygons, Transformational Geometry

Algebra 2

Functions, Quadratics, Systems of Linear Equations & Inequalities

Statistics

Describing Univariate & Bivariate Data, Sampling & Experimentation

Precalculus

Rational Functions; Trigonometric Laws & Identities; Analytic Geometry (Conics)

Calculus

Limits of Functions, Derivatives, Definite Integrals & Applications


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing a Technology Integration workshop should be able to:

  • Enhance students’ visualization of concepts using TI technology
  • Support multiple problem-solving strategies using a wide range of TI technology features
  • Leverage standards-aligned activities to deepen student understanding of mathematics and/or science
  • Implement a classroom vision where TI technology is routinely used to support specific learning outcomes

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Jul 26Virtual

TI-Nspire™ Technology for Intermediate Users: High School Mathematics

Workshop Date(s): July 26, 28, Aug 2, 4
Time: Noon – 4 p.m. EST
Duration: 4 - half days
Workshop Type: Technology Integration
Pricing: $350 with Technology | $300 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Educators with intermediate-level knowledge of TI-Nspire™ technology will learn how to create activities to excite and engage students in high school mathematics. This workshop covers a variety of topics, including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus and Statistics. 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.

Overview

  • Review of TI-Nspire™ handheld capabilities.
  • Exploration of dynamic, interactive lessons with pre-made student questions and teacher notes.
  • Function investigation by creating a TI-Nspire™ document with sliders.
  • Creation of assessment documents using TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software.
  • Additional coverage of the built-in graphs, data and statistics, and calculator applications, including basic computer algebra systems (CAS) functionality.
  • Mathematical modeling using interactive math boxes.
  • Opportunities for differentiation based on educators’ subject areas and needs.

Areas of Focus

This workshop focuses on deeper integration of the TI-Nspire™ handheld and Teacher Software 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

Linear Functions

Geometry

Triangles, Similarity & Proportion, Right Triangles & Trig, Perimeter & Area, Transformational Geometry

Algebra 2

Functions; Quadratics; Powers, Roots, & Radical Functions; Polynomials; Logarithms & Exponentials; Probability

Precalculus

Trigonometry, Applications of Trigonometry, Analytic Geometry

Calculus

Derivatives

Statistics

Describing Bivariate Data


Learning Outcomes

Educators completing a Technology Integration workshop should be able to:

  • Enhance students’ visualization of concepts using TI technology
  • Support multiple problem-solving strategies using a wide range of TI technology features
  • Leverage standards-aligned activities to deepen student understanding of mathematics and/or science
  • Implement a classroom vision where TI technology is routinely used to support specific learning outcomes
Register
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Oct 6Online

Implementing Mathematical Practices and Process Standards with TI-Nspire™ Technology

Workshop Date(s): October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17; December 1.
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. CST
Duration: 1 - 1 hour session, 7 - 2 hour sessions
Host: Eric Butterbaugh
Workshop Type: Instructional Practices
Location: Online Course
Pricing: $250 without Technology | $125 Preservice

Designed for educators that are currently using TI-Nspire™ technology in their classrooms, this course explores actionable techniques for engaging students in mathematical practices and process standards through dynamic content, pedagogical practices and assessment techniques with TI-Nspire™ technology. Particular emphasis will address how TI-Nspire™ technology can be used to support classroom discussion, formative assessment and problem solving within the 6-12 mathematics classrooms.

**NOTE: Familiarity with the TI-Nspire™ technology is expected, and course participants will need access to a TI-Nspire™ CX handheld and the TI-Nspire™ CX Teacher Software.

Learning Outcomes

Educators completing an Instructional Practices workshop should be able to:

  • Use strategies to promote discussion and shape instruction by building on student thinking
  • Leverage TI technology and standards-aligned tasks to deepen student understanding
  • Formatively assess student understanding by asking questions that make student thinking visible
  • Implement a classroom vision where students routinely use TI technology to engage in practice standards
Register
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