Starting the year and beginning topics in calculus. The idea is that these post will get you started. This and the other months on the “Thru the Year” tab are sequenced to be a bit ahead of where you are. The August page list past post on topics at the beginning of the year through September. September’s page has October topics, and so on.
(Some items previously on this page were moved to a new page “Before You Start”)
Newer Posts From 2017
August 1: AP Calculus Resources – An update list.
August 8: Getting Ready Calculator use, Starting school, Theorems,
August 15: Limits Posts on limits
August 22: Continuity
August 29: Working up to the Derivative Local Linearity and calculator activities
From One Side or the Other on one-sided continuity
Right Answer – Wrong Question. What does “Continuous on its domain” mean.
Far Out A fun limit, but best saved until after students can find maximum values and points of inflection.
Theorems, Definitions, and Logic
Local Linearity – 1 Ideas
Local Linearity – 2 Introducing difference quotients leading to the definition of the derivative.