Graphing Calculators

Grpahing calculators or handhelds, are an easily portable pocket technology tool that can be used to greatly enhance student engagement and to accelerate learning. There is a great deal of interest and research (see below) involved with the use of calculators and graphing calculators in classrooms; even CAS (Computer Algebra Systems) in lessons.

TI - Texas Instruments


Graphing Calculator software I use


Online Resources

Here you can find helpful information, tips and tricks, TI-Nspire™ documents and more from avid users of TI-Nspire technology:

TI-NSpire

Older: blue "TI-Nspire with ClickPad" and gray "TI-Nspire CAS with ClickPad"

Newer (approximately March 2010): blue "TI-Nspire with TouchPad" and black "TI-Nspire CAS with TouchPad" (I use)

Activities, Documents, and Files

TI-Nspire Dedicated Websites

Other Useful Links


TI-84, TI-83, and TI-89 CAS


Casio ClassPad

  • amazing graphing calculator: stylus, touch screen, minimal keypad, can mix cartesian, parametric, polar, and iterative graphs!, ...

Research