Region 17 Secondary Mathematics

We are here to support you!

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Looking to connect with another teacher?

We are looking for teachers in these areas to join a cohort:

3rd Grade ELAR,

6/7/8/Alg I - Math,

& Biology

Teachers from small-districts where they are the only teacher teaching certain grades or content areas will come together to grow in the profession through an authentic PLC model. Please reach out to Heather Sherrill for more information or how to join. hsherrill@esc17.net or 806-281-5893

College Prep Math

Upcoming free webinars from Texas Instruments

August 11th - A Back-to-School Tour of Your TI-84 Plus CE Technology

August 18th - TI-84 Plus CE Technology in the Inclusion Classroom

Details Here

Math is figureoutable Podcast Premier - Check it out!

Premier podcast of Pam Harris and Kim Montegue

Recorded Sessions - Did you miss a session? No problem, click on links to view the recorded sessions below

We hope you are doing well as you transition into this new chapter of education we are all facing together. We will update these resources often for you and your students. Please reach out to us if we can help in any way. We are here to serve you!

K - 5 Math Choice Boards

Great resources for all parents and teachers. These can be used with no-technology or low-technology.

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6 - 8 Math Choice Boards

Great resources for all parents and teachers. These can be used with no-technology or low-technology.

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High School Math Choice Boards

Great resources for all parents and teachers. These can be used with no technology, low-technology, or full technology.

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Region 17 Math Hub Website

Click on this button to visit our NEW Region 17 Math Hub Website for all of your math needs!

Webinars to Watch

Transitioning Students and Teachers to Virtual Learning

Texas Instruments, Tips and Suggestions (TI-Nspire Software Focus)

Using TI Technology for Virtual Learning

How to create or share lessons from Texas Instruments

Why We Should Reconsider Using Word Problems...

Robert Kaplinsky: Elementary, Middle, and High School available

Texas Instruments Updates

Video Support

In case you were not aware, TI wanted to let you know that a Youtube channel on TI calculators is available for educators and students.

Texas Instruments - Free Resources

TI-Nspire iPad App and beta TI-84 App for Chromebook

With the offer of the free TI-Nspire iPad app until the end of April, and the beta TI-84 Plus app on Chromebooks, TI knows that more of you are using these with your students. If you would like to share those experiences please fill out this short survey.

A note from Tom Reardon - Texas Instruments

Dear math colleagues:

Here are some free offers from TI that you may want to take advantage of:

< iPad apps – for students and teachers are FREE until April 30, normally $29.99, both CAS and numeric

available at the App store

< Webinar to show how to use the TI-Nspire App for iPad March 31 8 PM ET

View LIVE or watch on demand – but you need to register now here

For new users and experienced users

< NEW beta TI-84 CE ChromeBook app is now available for FREE

< Webinar to show how to use the TI-84 CE Chromebook app April 1 8 PM ET

View LIVE or watch on demand – but you need to register now here

< TI-84/84CE SmartView Emulator software FREE for 6 months

< TI-Nspire CX Premium Teacher Software FREE for 6 months

Use on 1000+ pre-created activities that are always FREE at mathnspired.com

< Student software FREE for 6 months: TI-84/84CE SmartView Emulator Software, TI-Nspire CX Student Software

and TI-SmartView™ for TI-30XS/TI-43 Multiview scientific calculators


< iPad apps If you or your students have iPads, I strongly urge you and them to download the TI-Nspire app for iPad. It is usually $29.99 and this is a lifetime license. For FREE!
I will be doing a webinar on Tuesday, March 31, at 8 PM ET to show you how to use this App. You can view it LIVE or view it at your leisure, on demand. But you must register to do so. You will get an email reminder when it is ready to view on demand.

The TI-Nspire App for iPad uses 1000+ FREE pre-created activities from Middle School through AP Calculus available at mathnspired.com

< Coming soon! Free online unit on Transformational Geometry to assist teachers to teach their students remotely. This Unit includes: videos, student worksheets (gifts), teacher notes and solutions, assessments, all ready-to-use in one spot. Other units coming soon…

I will send out an email about this when this is up and running.

Stay up-to-date with all the free software and webinars at education.ti.com.

Please contact me with questions, suggestions, …

Stay safe.

Peace,

Tom

www.TomReardon.com

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.

- Charles Darwin

Tools for Teaching at Home

Misty Castro, Instructional Technology - great site with resources for teachers

Working with Algebra Tiles for Grades 6 and Up - Click Below

Algebra Tiles SMORE

Students and teachers can follow along with these quick sessions

ONLINE SESSION: ALGEBRA TILES PART 1 (25 MIN)

Register for this self-paced online session where you will learn ways to introduce algebra tiles into your classroom. You have 30 days to take the course from the date you sign up.

ONLINE SESSION: ALGEBRA TILES PART 2 (20 MIN)

Register for this self-paced online session where you will learn ways to teach the distributive property to your class.

ONLINE SESSION: ALGEBRA TILES PART 3 (25 MIN)

You will be directed to a SMORE, look for part 3.

Kahoots! Aligned to TEKS

Need Classroom ready activities or task cards? Scroll down to access our free resources!

Pam Harris - Great blog about number sense

The Progression of Multiplication

I don't care if you're a K-2 teacher, a 3-5 teacher, or a secondary math teacher. You will all get something from it. For example, I had never really thought about how the distributive property, FOIL, and polynomial multiplication were essentially the same concept.

Take 6 minutes out of your day to watch it. You can thank me later. - R. Kaplinsky

6th - HS Math Vocabulary Vertical Quick Guide

STAAR Review Activities

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Classroom-Ready Resources

Click below to print differentiated grouping cards

Heather Sherrill - Education Specialist

Serving teachers and students through Texas Lesson Study, Secondary Mathematics, and Technology as a T3 Regional Instructor.

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