Calculus – Agenda

Day One:
Introductions and Welcome
Mathematical Practices in AP Calc AB
Course Exam Description: Units at Glance, Unit Guides
(topics, pacing, skills, big ideas) and Learning Objectives
Units at Glance, Unit Guides (topics, pacing, skills, big ideas) and Learning Objectives*
Pre-Calculus, Access, Placement, Graphing Calculators
AB EXAM Overview: format, scoring, sample exams

Day Two:
Motivation in AP Calc: Building A Successful AP Calculus Program – Expectations
AP Calculus Textbooks/AP Central/Resources
Assessing Student Learning in Calc AP Content, Planning, and Teaching/Learning and Instructional Strategies:
“Particle” Problems/Motion (units 4 and 8)
Related Rates and Implicit Differentiation (units 3 and 4)
Resource Materials for Teaching AP Calculus
Slope Field and Differential Equations Clinic (unit 7)
Teaching Area and Volume (unit 8)

Day Three:
Teaching the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (unit 6)
Riemann Sums (unit 6)
Average Rate vs. Average Value (units 1 and 8)
L’Hopital’s Rule (unit 4)
Continuity and Differentiability (units 1 and 2)
MVT, IVT, EVT (units 1, 5)
Relative Extrema, Absolute Extrema (unit 5)

Day Four:
Global Review for AP Exam (Free Response/Mult Choice)
AP Exam 2021/Free Response/Other Free Response
AP Community: Online Formative Assessments/Personal Progress Checks/AP Classroom/Scoring FRQ/Instructional Planning Reports
Other

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