MPAC 2 – Connections

-Steve Jobs Continuing the series on the Mathematical Practices for AP Calculus (MPACs) today we look at MPAC 2. MPAC 2: Connecting concepts Students can: a. relate the concept of a limit to all aspects of calculus; b. use the connection between concepts (e.g., rate of change and accumulation) or processes (e.g., differentiation and its inverse process,…

MPAC 1 Reasoning

My series on calculator/technology use will continue during the year. Meanwhile, I am starting today a short series about the Mathematical Practices for AP Calculus or MPACs as they are called. Earlier this year I did some work verifying the alignment of several textbooks to the Essential Knowledge (EK), Learning Objectives (LO), and MPACs of…