Course Description

Learn new and innovative ways to effectively teach Algebra using the TI-83+/84+ calculator. Engage in real-life activities aligned with NCTM Principles and Standards and Common Core State Standards you can immediately use in the Algebra I and II classrooms. Research instructional implications of technology use for teaching mathematics. Explore topics in the secondary mathematics curriculum, including functions (linear and quadratic) and relations, transformations, log and exp functions, factoring polynomials, min/max problems, data analysis, regression and correlation, stat plots, curve fitting, matrices, trigonometry, finance, polar graphs, fractals, and simple programming.

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 in the algebra classroom.
  • 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 NCTM Principles and Standards.
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Section Title
Algebra II with the TI-83Plus/84Plus Graphing Calculator
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $467.50
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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