Course Description

Introduce participants to a broad range of TI-83Plus and TI-84Plus family of graphing calculator functionalities. Gain confidence using graphing technology and learn to
incorporate handheld technology in teaching mathematics. Methods align with the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards. Engage in interesting hands-on activities you can immediately use to teach all students. No previous calculator experience necessary.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the TI-83Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and TI-Connect for teaching and learning mathematics.
  • Create mathematics activities for secondary students using the ideas, skills and strategies in the activities presented in this course.
  • Create an instructional unit incorporating use of graphing technology.
  • Design lesson plans that align with CCSS and Multiple Intelligences.

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Section Title
Introduction to the TI-83Plus/TI-84Plus Calculator
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $460.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Knowlton, E. (2015). TI-83Plus, TI-83Plus Silver and TI-84Plus Graphing
Calculator: How To Best Use It.
St. Charles, IL: Adventures In Education Inc.
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Adventures in Education

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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