This page contains links to posts on some general topics and pre-calculus posts you may.
Some things to get you started
On Grading – Some thoughts on grading tests and other work in the manner that Advanced Placement Calculus test are graded.
On Scaling – Tests, quizzes, other work should be scaled, not to give free points, but to equalize the difficulty of the assignment and attempt to make the grades mean the same thin. No one can make two test of equal difficulty on the same topic. Different scaling techniques are discussed. Also see Percentages Don’t Make the Grade and an article on assessment by Dan Kennedy. Also see “Easier” Exams (7-11-2014)
The Course and Exam Description for AP Calculus AB and BC
When are we ever … A popular guest blog by Allen Wolmer answering the question we always get.
Flipping 1 and Flipping 2 A guest blogger discusses this new teaching idea.
The First & Second Day of School
The Unknown Thing – Why we use x – A TED Talk.
Absolutely Thoughts on Absolute Value
Show Me the Math! Was math invented or discovered?
Inequalities solving inequalities without all the arithmetic
Amortization Find your monthly payment of a loan. – An application of geometric series
Revised and updated October 19, 2018