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Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator
Basic, no-frills, old-school scientific calculator. Traditional key layout and functions. Not solar powered.

Texas Instruments TI-34 MultiView Scientific Calculator
Two-line display, additional functions/features. Math Print allows normal input of fractions, roots, exponents, etc. Not quite a graphing calculator, but close.

Ti-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator
HUGE advance over old Ti-84 calculators. Color graphs + superior os + 3x speed + 3x resolution + 6x memory compared to Ti-84 Plus SE. Get this math monster!

Case for Ti-84 Plus CE
Protective case for the Ti-84 Plus CE calculator. Plush lining and hard exterior guards agains scratches and dings. Internal pocket for accessories.

Ti-Basic
The Basic variant used to program the Ti-84 family of graphing calculators. Developer site here. Online editor/emulator here.

Ti Connect Software
Connect your Ti-84 graphing calculator to your computer for backup of programs and data, os management, easy writing and editing of code, etc.

Ti-SmartView CE Emulator
Software to emulate the Ti-84 Plus CE graphing calculator on a Mac or PC and for mirroring to monitors/projectors for presentations and classroom instruction.

TurboScan
Indispensable free scanning app converts photos into accurate b/w scans. Eliminate paper! TurboScan homework, white boards, notes; then email scans for reference.

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Tools

Maped Technic Compass
Dedicated compass with handy extension. Holds external pens/pencils/markers. Useful on all surfaces (paper, chalkboard, whiteboard, etc.).

Deli 8601 Stainless Steel Drawing Compass
Inexpensive compass with lead and case. Small form factor. Good quality; great price.

Bullseye SAFE-T Compass/Ruler Combination
Clever, inexpensive combination short ruler and compass. A must have, basic math tool.

Pentel Sharp Mechanical Pencil, 0.7mm, Blue (P207C)
Good all-around pencil for mathematics, drawing, handwriting. Use with a dedicated eraser (built-in erasers disappear quickly).

Staedtler Mechanical Pencil Night Blue Series, 0.7mm
Best pencil for serious students. Advances lead in tiny increments to avoid breakage. Awesome balance, solid feel, beautiful look. Worth every penny.

Cross Classic Century Classic Black 0.7mm Pencil (250305)
The Cross Century in black is the Rolls Royce of mechanical pencils. Write with a Rolls for under $50! Matching pen and pencil set (250105),
here.

Pentel Clic Retractable Eraser, 3 Pack (ZE21BP3M)
Convenient “eraser pen” design. Lasts a very long time without refilling. Pair this with a high-quality mechanical drafting pencil, and you’re all set.

Staedtler Mars Plastic Erasers, Pack of 4 (52650BK4)
A trusty eraser matters, especially on high-stakes standardized tests. Staedtler drafting products are professional grade. Nothing better.

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Paper

Clairefontaine Classic Staple Bound Graph Paper Pad
High quality, heavenly feel, smooth heavy paper, 8.5x11.75, very fine purple lines. Beautiful top-stapled pads, with soft cover. French. Expensive. Worth it.

Mead 59878 Cambridge Stiff-Back Planning Pad, Quad Ruled
Standard 8.5x11.5 quarter-inch graph paper. Very fine light blue lines, good quality paper, nice feel, soft cover, top-stapled pad. Reasonably priced.

Free Online Graph Paper Templates
Produce print-ready pdf files to have custom graph/dot/isometric/log/polar pads printed at your preferred local or online printer. More
here and here.


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