Summer … At last!

I hope you have all either completed your year or are close to it. Take some time to relax. I am working on a series of nine summer post which will be begin on Tuesdays starting June 22. Each will look at one of the nine 2021 free-response questions. I will not be presenting their…

AP Test Week …

Or is it more like a month? Either way the time has come; all that work is about to finish. Hope you can look back on a good year of teaching, even though it was very different. Good Luck to your students.

2021 Review Notes

About this time of year, I have been posting notes on reviewing and on the ten types of problems that usually appear on the AP Calculus Exams AB and BC. Since the types do not change, I am posting all the links below. They are only slightly revised from last year. You can also find…

Summertime

Summertime and the living is easy, or so they sing. The school year is over, quite a year as it turned out. Looking ahead I do not plan on a lot of posts for the blog. I am going to do a little more reorganization to make things easier to find. In August I will…

Testing, but Not for Calculus

While calculus teachers are concerned with the new format of this year’s AP Calculus exams, there is other testing that is important now: tests for disease. Today’s post is not about calculus; mathematically, it is about conditional probability. In the big picture, it is about tests for disease and their accuracy. . No test for…

Some Notes

I didn’t come across anything calculusy to write about this week, so here are a few other items you might be interested in. Two Explorations Two explorations previously posted on topics that come up this time of year. Differential Equations. An exploration in Differential Equations is a summary/review exploration in which students will work with…