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A blog about giving kids that extra STEM education advantage they need in today’s competitive world. Written from the perspective of a former math teacher, current STEM worker, and father of three.

Texas Instruments Announces TI-Innovator

By tpm on September 13, 2016

UPDATE: I have posted a hands on TI-Innovator review. Continuing to build their brand as a way to teach and learn STEM skills in the classroom, Texas Instruments has announced exciting new hardware, the TI-Innovator Hub. The TI-Innovator was created using the TI LaunchPad™ Board technology and is designed as a classroom tool that introduces students to coding and engineering design. “The TI-Innovator allows students to get hands-on with technology and not even realize they are learning important STEM principles, like coding, that they need to be successful in the classroom today, in college tomorrow and in their careers in the future,” said Peter Balyta, Ph.

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Free and Cheap Texas Instruments Calculator Books

By tpm on August 8, 2016

This week, I’ll be running some special deals on Amazon for my books. If you haven’t picked up the books yet, or if you know someone who could benefit from them, this is a great deal to take advantage of. Each of my TI calculator books will have some kind of offer this week. Tuesday, August 9 My TI-Nspire Tutorials Vol 1 book will be free on Amazon this day.

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New TI-Nspire/TI-84 Tutorial Editions

By tpm on August 5, 2016

With the start of the 2016-17 school year already upon us in some parts of the United States, I’ve just released new editions of my Kindle tutorial books about the TI-Nspire and TI-84 Plus. Since the TI-Nspire has seen a couple of updates to its operating system over the last couple of years and the TI-84 Plus CE has been released, I’ve wanted to do this for a while, but have struggled to find the time.

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The Best Graphing Calculators for School 2017

By tpm on July 15, 2016

Which Calculator is Best for You? Once again, it’s time to update my calculator recommendations for the 2016-17 school year. Each year around back to school time, I try to create a list to reflect the changes that have happened with new models and new operating systems and share my thoughts as a long time teacher about what the best graphing calculators are in a classroom setting. When I started blogging on Tech Powered Math back in 2010, it wasn’t a thing to have a graphing calculator with a color screen.

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