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AP® Calculus AB

New & Experienced Teachers

The goals of the AP® Calculus AB  session are to assist participants with:

  • Use of multi-representational approaches to examine problems algebraically, graphically, numerically, and verbally
  • Use of technology to reinforce these relationships, to experiment and to develop concepts
  • Examination of topics common on current AP exams, as well as topics that students struggle with in AP Calculus
  • A look at the new AP Calculus Curriculum Framework – what has changed, how it affects you as a teacher, and how it can help your students be more successful.
  • Creating formative and summative assessments to better prepare students for the AP exam
  • Working through current AP Exam Free Response questions, looking for skills that need to be reinforced, as well correlation to the grading rubrics
  • Exploring online Calculus resources in a lab setting
  • Participation in classroom-based activities that tie together multiple concepts

Additional Information

Participants should bring the following:

  • Notebook paper or spiral notebook
  • Graphing calculator
  • An electronic copy or 30 paper copies of a favorite lesson or activity (optional)