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1 Prepared and Presented by Casey Harl

2  Casey Harl – ◦ – ◦ Web site – ◦ 8 th grade math and Algebra 1 at Lake Dallas Middle School

3  Two obstacles to utilizing the N-Spire in MS and HS classrooms 1.Don’t have the technology available 1.Grants – education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/sectionHome/grantandfundin g.html education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/sectionHome/grantandfundin g.html 2.Department budgets – Buy a few at a time over several years 3.Proofs of Purchase from previous purchases 4.Teachers Edition Software – Pick up at TI booth or talk with your TI representative 2.Teachers not familiar with technology – Several options 1.Play!!! 2.On-line Training videos and webinars 3.N-spire Cliff Notes TICARES 5.T^3 training

4  Handheld computer  7 Major Applications 1.Calculator – You’ve seen this before! 2.Graphing – Better resolution and integration than Geometry – Similar to Cabri or Geometer’s Sketchpad 4.Lists and Spreadsheet – Rudimentary spreadsheet, but MUCH better than 84+ Lists 5.Data and Statistics – Charts and statistical analysis 6.Notes – I doubt you’ll ever use it … unless you have a Navigator System, and then you will use it to create student documents 7.Vernier Data Capture  ALL NEW – Scratchpad for doing quick calculations and graphs

5 Calculator Graphing G eometry List/ Spreadsheet Data and Statistics Notes Scratchpad – Quick Calcs or Graphs Similar to My Documents on your PC. Vernier Data App

6 Home Key – Takes you back to Home Screen Menu Key – App specific menu options. - CTRL Menu is like a mouse “right click.” Touchpad (or Mouse) – middle is like clicking a mouse to select Esc – just like a PC CTRL – Esc – Undo key Works like the “2 nd ” key on the 84+ Scratchpad - Place to do quick calculations and graphs

7  Turn to the N-Spiring Play Sheet ◦ Turn On your N-spire ◦ Press HOME c  1 – New Doc ◦ Press 2 – Add Graphs  Spend the next minutes following the sheet and “playing”  Try to answer all the questions!  Demo Teacher’s Edition Software ◦ Magical Graphs ◦ Lists ◦ Data Analysis

8  Suggested Web-sites ◦ TI Math - ◦ N-Spired Math Activities – ◦ N-Spired Quick Clicks – mathnspired.com/quickclicks/www.ti- mathnspired.com/quickclicks/

9 Activities Exchange – education.ti.comeducation.ti.com Click Classroom Activities – Activities Exchange

10  TICARES – Answer questions ranging from “How to” to “It’s broken!” to “HELP I’m in the middle of class and ….”

11  TI – education.ti.comeducation.ti.com  Under the Professional Development Tab  T^3 Online Course – FREE!  T^3 Webinars, Conferences, and Workshops

12 ◦ Atomic Learning – EVERYTHING N-Spire!!


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