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"My suggestion may raise more questions than answers, but have you considered offering virtual calculators to use? I can't foresee how many available computers you have or what students have them at home, but I've reviewed the Microsoft Mathematics…"

"The color ones are particularly cool! Using a cas calculator in the classroom is changing my approach to teaching math altogether. If a handheld device can solve even the most complicated equation in one step, I do not feel the need to spend 80…"

"Our district provides a graphing calculator to students in algebra 2, trig, AP stats, and AP Calc. Each math teacher also has a class set of graphing calculators. We have a mix of TI-83's and TI-84's. We purchased 30 TI-Nspire's and 30 TI-Nspire's…"

"They are not necessary, but very useful. We dont have a one-to-one computer environment, so to use open source.calculators regularly would be difficult."

"There are so many open source calculators out there, is it really necessary for the students to have a TI Nspire?"

I recently attended a workshop to learn how to use the TI Nspire in the algebra 2 classroom. There are so many fantastic exploratory activities that can be done with students using this device. Our school district currently does not feel comfortable…