TI-Nspire Tutorials Volume 2: Using the CAS Like a Champion

I am pleased to announce the official release of my second TI-Nspire Tutorials book, TI-Nspire Tutorials Volume 2: Using the CAS Like a Champion. As the title suggests, volume 2 is focused on CAS features. I’m excited to offer it to anyone who wants to learn more about any version of the TI-Nspire CAS, whether you have the TI-Nspire CAS in CX, Touchpad, or Clickpad (although button sequences will differ if you have the original Clickpad).

After volume 1 of my book series, I turned my attention to the CAS because I’ve received so many requests for more information about it. That’s really no surprise. While there are a lot of books and other resources about the TI-Nspire, I’ve actually not seen a lot of information out there about the TI-Nspire CAS. This book covers the various CAS commands like solving equations, factoring, derivatives, integrals, differential equations, and much, much more. While I feel the book will be a benefit to anyone trying to learn more about the TI-Nspire CAS, I have written it for students and teachers of algebra through calculus.

The second part of the title is a tribute to the students of the Morton math team that I coach. While there are many components that factored into your Illinois state math team championship this spring, there’s no doubt in my mind that mastery of the TI-Nspire CAS was a crucial one. In this book, I’ve tried to focus in on the very same TI-Nspire CAS techniques that I use with those students.

This book is a little more technical than volume 1, both with the mathematics involved and the level of detail with the TI-Nspire. If you’re a complete newcomer to the TI-Nspire, I would still recommend starting with volume 1. Just like in volume 1, I have included many screen captures to guide you in this book, and once again, everything is up to date with TI-Nspire OS 3.2. If you don’t have the latest version of the OS, I’ve included directions on how to upgrade for free.

I am also offering a special deal to everyone who follows me this week. Volume 2 will be available on Saturday, August 11 for just $.99. After that, it’ll be $6.99, just like volume 1. I would love to do the free offer again, but that locked me into an exclusive deal with Amazon. This time, I am hoping to have volume 2 out for iBooks and the Nook around the end of the month. I am also working towards having a print version of each book out soon.

Lastly, I just want to say thanks to all of you for supporting the first book. I have already received numerous positive reviews and “likes” on Amazon for my first book. I really appreciate that, and it has encouraged me to release more resources for students and teachers. I’ve had a lot of suggestions about which direction to head after volume 2, including requests for other calculators. Right now, my plan is to create a DVD for each of the books, but please keep the suggestions coming. I love all of the ideas.

Click here to get TI-Nspire Tutorials Volume 2: Using CAS Features Like a Champion on Amazon.

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Lucas Allen

Lucas Allen

For more than a decade, Lucas Allen was a high school math teacher and math team coach in Illinois. His 2012 Morton High School math team won the Illinois state championship. Recently, he made the jump from public education to the corporate world and is now working as a data scientist. He is interested in just about all forms of technology, including the TI-Nspire, Nexus devices, R, MOOCs, and more. You can follow , and if you are nice, he will probably follow you back.

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