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TI-Innovator Rover Review

By Tech Powered Dad on July 19, 2018

What Is the TI-Innovator Rover? When Texas Instruments announced this product last year, a programmable robot that can receive its programs from their TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire CX graphing calculators, my ears perked up. The TI-Innovator system, a series of programmable devices that interfaced with TI calculators had been intriguing, but the Rover is a robot on wheels, you might say a drone, created from many of the same devices as the earlier Innovator components.

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Latest Kaplan ACT and SAT Free Events

By Tech Powered Dad on July 18, 2018

Kaplan has announced their schedule for free ACT and SAT online review events for August, 2018. These events are essentially “samplers” to get a chance to try out their full-blown courses without any cost or obligation to the students attending. If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, here’s my Kaplan ACT & SAT prep course review post. The upcoming free events include the following types: Seminars SAT/ACT Live Online Combo Practice Test Test Drive/Practice Test Sample Classes The schedule for the August events is as follows.

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Best Graphing Calculators 2018-19

By Tech Powered Dad on July 15, 2018

What are the Best Graphing Calculators? TI-Nspire CX Best Graphing Calculator for the ACT TI-Nspire CX CAS Best Graphing Calculator for the SAT, Best Graphing Calculator for Calculus TI-84 Plus CE Most Popular Graphing Calculator for High School Casio Prizm Best Graphing Calculator on a Budget HP Prime Best Touch Screen Graphing Calculator TI-30 XS Multiview Best Calculator for Middle School Based on their ease of use and features for learning in the classroom, and my experience using and teaching with these graphing calculators, these are my picks for the best graphing calculators of 2018-19.

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Kaplan ACT / SAT Prep Review

By Tech Powered Dad on July 14, 2018

What is Kaplan? Kaplan is the oldest name in test prep. They were founded in 1938 by Stanley Kaplan. In 2017, a staggering 350,000 students enrolled in Kaplan Test Prep courses. They are known for getting students ready for the biggest tests of their lives, and in the case of high school students, for getting them ready to be accepted to elite colleges. Why Choose Kaplan for ACT / SAT Prep?

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Graphing Calculator Reviews

Graphing calculator reviews have been some of the most read and shared posts on Tech Powered Math.