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Learning to Code with Python on TI-Nspireā„¢ CX II Technology



This workshop is designed for educators interested in introducing Python coding to their students using TI-Nspire™ CX II technology. The workshop introduces the basics of Python coding principles including logic, selection statements and loops.  A focus will be on coding topics which will reinforce student understanding of curriculum concepts.  By the end of the workshop, participants will be comfortable with:

  • Starting a new program, writing a program to display text, and running the program
  • Using global and local variables in a program and understanding the differences between global and local variables
  • Writing input statements and statements using IF and conditions
  • Using loop structures
  • Importing modules
  • Determining errors in a program
  • Code a microcontroller and robotic vehicle in python to accomplish tasks

To participate in this training, you will need to bring a laptop computer.  Also, you will need to download and install the TI Nspire Premium Teacher Software from this link:  https://education.ti.com/en/downloads/trial-software.  When you arrive the day of the training, we will provide an activation code for the software so you will be able to expand your skills with Python on TI Nspire CX II Technology.  In the meantime, just run the software in trial mode.  NOTE:  you will need administrator rights on the laptop you are loading with TI Nspire Premium Software.  If you are using a school issued laptop, please work with you IT department to get the software loaded.  We will also be using TI technology during the workshop.  This technology will be provided on site for the training. 


Important Session Information:



T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Session ID:
832351
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
19
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Annette Corrales
Instructor(s):
Heather Blount
Audience:
Career and Technical Education, STEM, Teacher (6-8), Teacher (9-12)
 
Date Time Location
11/18/2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference B
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