The Mathematical Practices

This is the second of four posts on the new AP® Calculus AB and AP® Calculus BC Course and Exam Description  (CED). If you do not yet have a copy, click the link above to download the PDF version. What is really new, important, and nice in the new CED are the Mathematical Practices or MPACs. I…

Instructional Approaches for AP Calculus

This is the third of four posts on the new AP® Calculus AB and AP® Calculus BC Course and Exam Description (CED). If you do not yet have a copy, click the link above to download the PDF version. In previous posts I discussed the Concept Outline from the new CED, the Big Ideas and the related Enduring…

Getting Organized

There is a lot to put together in the new AP® Calculus AB and AP® Calculus BC Course and Exam Description (CED). Today I’m going to show you a way to organized all of this and arrange it to plan you lessons and your year. Don’t worry: I’ve done the tedious part for you and we’ll…

May 2016

The AP Calculus year is almost over. The exam is a few days away. I hope you kids do well. They say, that being a teacher, no matter how well you do your job you have to start over again next fall. I guess I can’t argue with that. AP Calculus teachers are no different,…