What?!?! Me Study?!?!?
AP Calculus Exam coming up. Let's have the kids create a study calendar! That's the ticket. Because you know, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. I fell into the old Geometry Logic trap. Just because ~p --> q is true, it DOES NOT say anything about what p implies. Silly me. About a week after they all made their calendars, I checked in with about 3 or 4 of them. Sheepishly, they admitted that they were not adhering to their study calendars ... their beautiful calendars they set up. We had…
My New Favorite Calculus App!
I was a Calculus teacher for years and I was always looking for ways to provide better visualization of concepts for students. I used colored chalk on the chalkboard, hand-built models, Mathemati…
This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations
Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if you want them to be. For the past few years, people across the world have studied calculus for free online, by exploring a set of gorgeous, dynamic animations.
Calculus e^x Maze
Students will practice finding the derivative and integral of functions involving e^x in a fun way. Solve the problem in the upper left first. The answer will be on one arrow which will guide you to the next problem to solve. Not all the problems on the page will be used if solved correctly. Fun pra...
Calculus Riemann Sums with Post Its
If you are teaching Riemann Sums, you might wish to download this Freebie for a one page template that you can use with Post Its to give your students a visual of how Riemann Sums work. See my Blog Post for a couple of ideas on using this free file. Teaching Riemann Sums with Post Its My student...
Calculus AB / Calculus 1 Weekly Review Fun Theme Whole Year
Back to School! One of my best teaching ideas!! Students Loved it. Designed for Calculus 1, AP Calculus AB, or Calculus Honors. My schedule and classes are not conducive for daily warm-ups, but............, big but here, my students really need to understand that they are taking college level courses and are responsible for all they have learned.
What is Calculus 3? (A quick introduction)
Calculus 3 - TERRIFIC video overview of all the topics you'd expect to see in a college level classroom. This online multivariable calculus course covers units such as vector functions, tangent lines and planes, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and vector calculus. Check it out today!
Websites with Free Resources for Learning and Teaching Calculus
Are you a homeschooler who will be teaching Calculus to your teen? Or are you a college student who needs extra help? Check out these free resources.
Calculus Find the Error Task Cards
Calculus Review In this packet you will find 10 task cards that students can use to Find the Error. Each card contains a short calculus problem and a proposed solution. Students are expected to find the error in the solution and then give the correct solution. The 10 cards contain problems about...
Calculus Derivatives Review
This is a calculus circuit that students can use to practice skills learned in unit 2 and unit 3. It is awesome to use to review for the AP Calculus exam.In order to be successful with this circuit, students must know how to find the derivative of polynomial functions, trig functions, natural log an...