Math Menu: Using Nspire CAS in your Classroom



This two day series provides teachers with some experience with opportunities to:
  • better understand how to use the Nspire CAS handheld and software
  • co-plan 3-part lessons to be used in their classes

Session Dates:

  • March 21, 2011 @ CEC Room 302 (Code 59)
  • May 17, 2011 @ CEC Room 301 (Code 59)

Session 1: Resources:

Day 1 Smart Notebook File

Investigating Spills

This grade 9 activity investigates the relationship
between diameter and circumference using a variety
of models.


Clickpad Npsire v1.7 Video Tutorials
http://www.atomiclearning.com/k12/ti_nspire_os17
Clickpad & Touchpad Nspire v2.1 Video Tutorials
http://www.atomiclearning.com/k12/ti_nspire
Getting Strated Guide for Clickpad Nspire v1.7

Getting Started Guide for Clickpad & Touchpad v2.1


Nspire CAS Clickpad & Touchpad OS v2.1
(Use Computer Link or Connect to Class Transfer
to install on Handhelds)

Nspire CAS OS v2.1 Release Notes

Touchpad Nspire CAS v2.1 Primer
(Thanks Sean Bird)

Adapter to attach CBR2 to computer or Smartboard


Mini USB Adapter (P/N Mini-USB) $6.00
http://www.vernier.com/accessories/mini-usb/

Lesson Planning Resources:

Summary of 3-Part Lessons from CBLP

Blank TIPS 2.0 Template

Session 2 Resources:

Day 2 Powerpoint

Version 3 Release Notes

DataQuest App Quick Reference


Web Sites for Getting Started

TI Math
http://education.ti.com/calculators/timath/
Math Nspired
http://education.ti.com/calculators/timathnspired/
Activities Exchange
http://education.ti.com/calculators/downloads/US/Activities/
Nspire Tutorials
http://www.atomiclearning.com/k12/ti_nspire

Co-planned lessons:


Course
Lesson Title
File(s)
Authors
MCV4U
Derivatives of Sine and Cosine





Costi P.
Amy W.
Mimi H.
MPM1D
Scatter Plots & Lines of Best Fit


Lucy P.
Celeste S.
Terra M.


Page last updated on May 16, 2011