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1 Nspire Overview Tom Reardon Fitch High School Austintown, Ohio

2 TI-Nspire Summer Institute August 14 – 16, 2007 Boardman, OH (Youngstown) Registration Information will be online in April.

3 "To those to whom much is given, much is expected."

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5 TI-Nspire The proposed next graphing calculator for Europe, Canada, Australia and the U.S. Integrates:Graphing Spreadsheets Note-taking Calculator All on one screen (split into up to 4 parts) I have described it as a TI-84 on steroids (but that's just me).

6 TI-Nspire: Comes in 2 flavors: 84 (non CAS) version 89 (CAS) version Some of these slides were done with CAS.

7 Some sample screen shots...

8 Graphs (and Geometry)

9 Lists and Spreadsheets

10 Notes

11 Calculator (Computer Algebra System) ***only on the CAS version

12 And you can split screens, too...

13 Notes and Spreadsheet (vertical split)

14 CAS and Notes (horizontal split)

15 Notes and Geometry (horizontal split)

16 Graph and Notes (horizontal split)

17 How about a screen divided into 4?

18 Notes Graph Spreadsheet CAS And they all talk to one another!

19 Piecewise functions, anyone?

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21 Solve systems of equations... Matrices...

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24 Show how a problem can be created in stages. Find the rectangle of maximum area that can be inscribed in a given parabola. Illustrate Notes, CAS, Geometry and Graphing, and Spreadsheets.

25 Stage 1

26 Stage 2

27 Stage 3

28 Stage 4

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30 I foresee this changing the way we teach, the way we make assignments and assessments.

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41 The Phone Bill Problem Student Version C 2006 Tom Reardon Gifts, Inc. (NOTE: This is a problem that I developed for the 82 back in the 90s. An oldie but now redone with Nspire.)

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49 There is also a Teacher Version to this. With all the notes and solutions.

50 "Mathematics is the garment that we continuously alter with our students, and technology should be seamlessly interwoven throughout its fabric." - Tom Reardon


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