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Leveraging the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator for ACT® Test Success


This workshop is designed for mathematics educators who want to learn to leverage TI-84 Plus CE technology skills to drive student success on the ACT® test by exploring released test items. Educators will cover the main elements of the ACT® test, discuss strategies for helping students to better understand key topics, and emphasize techniques for teaching with TI-84 Plus CE technology.

By the end of the workshop, participants should feel comfortable with:

  • Leveraging the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator for exam questions in key categories such as Number & Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics & Probability
  • Highlighting the key content areas on the ACT® test and adjusting mathematics instruction accordingly
  • Implementing test preparation strategies in the mathematics classroom and using pre-made activities that reinforce technology skills and deepen student understanding of key topics


Location: NWO: Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education at BGSU (room location TBD)
Date: June 4-June 5, 2019
Time: 8:00am -3:00pm
Host: Jenna Pollock, jpolloc@bgsu.edu
Cost: $350 with technology included, $300 without technology   

Register:  https://education.ti.com/en/professional-development/teachers-and-teams/summer-workshops/leverage-ti-84-act-bowling-green

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Black Swamp Math Teachers Circle

The 2019 sessions are FREE and open to K - 12 math teachers and college faculty/staff in northwest Ohio. Space is limited so register today to secure your spot.

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