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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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Latest Magoosh Discount Code

By Tech Powered Dad on July 10, 2018

There’s a new Magoosh discount code that will get you 20% off on their test prep courses. It applies to all of their test prep classes except the ACT and SAT (sorry, high school seniors). The code applies from today, July 10 through July 16, so you’ll want to act fast. Just follow this link and use coupon code MAGOOSH20SALE for your discount on the following Magoosh prep courses:

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University of Illinois Discontinues WYSE Academic Challenge

By Tech Powered Dad on July 8, 2018

UPDATE: It’s possible that the WYSE Academic Challenge may not be canceled after all. It appears that Eastern Illinois University may bail out the University of Illinois and take over the competition. Dear Academic Challenge Coaches, You have probably received the email from UIUC College of Engineering Associate Dean Jonathan Makela that UIUC is discontinuing the WYSE Academic Challenge. I am making an effort to for Eastern Illinois University take over operations of the competition starting with the 2019 competition.

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Graphing Calculator Reviews

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