Back to school, back to STEM. We’re going to be talking about both topics at the upcoming STEMchat with third time sponsor, Texas Instruments Education Technology! We’re going to talk STEM goals, attitudes about math and the impact of things like computer programming and the Maker Movement on the traditional math class.
Join us on Twitter Thursday, Sept. 24 from 9-10 pm Eastern.
The new TI-84 Plus CE color graphing calculator is available at most retailers, but you can enter to win one for free right here, right now; just keep reading. We’re giving away two of these light, slim, colorful beauties. Which color is right for you? TI will help you or your student figure it out with their fun calculate your color quiz.
The TI-84 family is the preferred calculator of many middle and high schools. In addition to the features mentioned above, the TI-84 Plus CE has a bright, color screen, six times more memory and a rechargeable battery. It includes preloaded apps, a charger and a USB cable. And it’s permitted for use on important tests like the SAT, ACT and AP exams.
Meet the Panelists
Texas Instruments Calculators, @TICalculators, is on a mission is to improve achievement for all students in math & science.
Emily Calandrelli, @TheSpaceGal, is a rising star and former STEM Girl Friday, with a master’s degree from MIT in Aeronautics and Astronautics as well as Technology and Policy she knows a thing or two about STEM. She is the producer and host of Fox’s “Xploration Outer Space.”
Kelly Kutach, @TIKellyK, is a former classroom teacher and current math education specialist at Texas Instruments.
Peter Balyta, @PBalyta, is a former math teacher and math and science district supervisor who is now the president of TI Education Technology.
Win a TI 84 Plus CE Calculator!
Enter to win a TI-84 Plus CE color graphing calculator! We’re giving away two of these light, slim, colorful beauties. Did you take the calculate your color quiz to figure out which color is right for you?
Fill out the Google Doc below to enter. Enter by September 24, 2015 at 9:30 PM CDT. Must be 18 to enter. Open to US residents. Retail value of prize is roughly $130. Winner will be chosen at random and I will notify the winner by email. If the selected winner does not respond within 48 hours of notification, a new winner will be randomly selected.
You may complete one regular entry and an additional entry for sharing a Tweet about this giveaway, but you need to come back and share the Tweet link on the form below in order to get credit for it.
Sample Tweet to cut and paste:
I just entered to win an @TICalculators from @TheMakerMom and you can, too! LINK #STEMchat
- Enter here now for the pre-STEMchat giveaway.
- We’ll have another giveaway during the chat for participants.
The giveaway has ended. Thanks for your interest.
Connect to TI before and after #STEMchat:
Tweet you on the 24th at 9 pm Eastern!
Spread the news to your STEM-loving friends and colleagues. Share the #STEMchat joy with these sample tweets!
*Join me for #STEMchat on Twitter 9/24 at 9 PM Eastern to talk #BTS #STEM with @TICalculators http://tinyurl.com/winTI84STEMchat
*Join me for #STEMchat with @KimMoldofskyand @TICalculators on Twitter 9/24 at 9 PM Eastern! http://tinyurl.com/winTI84STEMchat
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