Adventures in Education, Inc.


Using the TI-83+/84+ Graphing Calculator to Teach Algebra I

Title Change Jan. 2013: Algebra I with the TI-83+/84+ Graphing Calculator 

Quarter Graduate Credits: 3

Dates:  To be arranged with instructor.

Location:  Online Self-Paced

Fees:  $410 Tuition

Graduate Credit Fee (optional through Portland State University): $165 (PSU Course Number: CI 808).

Special Fee: $40  (includes TI-83/84 textbook, USPS priority mailing, handling, and free Online Course Workbook


Registration: Register anytime and take up to 3 months to complete the course from time of registration. 


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Questions:  Send email to or call 630-377-5035


Description: Learn to use the TI-83+/84+ calculator to teach mathematical concepts in basic algebra, intermediate algebra, and algebra I curriculum. Investigate the connection between multiple intelligences and technology. Engage in real-world activities that you can immediately use in the classroom to teach all students and align with Common Core State Standards. Understand scientific notation, functions and graphs, recursion, linear, quadratic and exponential growth, basic trigonometry, one-variable statistics and data plots, central tendency, data collection activities, and matrices for solving systems of linear equations. Offered cooperatively by Portland State University and Adventures in Education, Inc

Materials Needed: 

1. Textbook:  Knowlton, E. (2011). TI-83+,TI-84+ and TI-83+ Silver Graphing Calculator: How To Best Use It. St. Charles, IL: Adventures In Education, Inc. (included in Special Fee)

2. Course Workbook (provided with materials)

3. TI-83+, TI-84+ or TI-83+ Silver Graphing Calculator (not provided with materials)

Instructor:  Elisabeth Knowlton, PhD

Contact Instructor:

                                   or call 630-377-5035