Calculus – Agenda

During this AP Calculus AB Summer Institute, we will explore Units 1 – 8 of the Course and Exam Description (CED):

Unit 1:  Limits and Continuity

Unit 2:  Differentiation:  Definition and Basic Derivative Rules

Unit 3:  Differentiation:  Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Functions

Unit 4:  Contextual Applications of Differentiation

Unit 5:  Analytical Applications of Differentiation

Unit 6:  Integration and Accumulation of Change

Unit 7:  Differential Equations

Unit 8:  Applications of Integration

This exploration will include modeling instructional approaches, using multiple representations (analytical, graphical, numerical, verbal), and communicating through appropriate presentations and justifications of solutions.

Additionally, we will:

  • Discuss Access and Equity
  • Overview the AP Calculus AB course
  • Practice AP Scoring and Discuss Important Elements of a Complete Solution
  • Share ideas, concerns, resources, etc…

Throughout this workshop, participants will:

  • Discuss each section of the Course and Exam Description (CED).
  • Outline the instructional plan by Unit and Topic in an academic calendar.
  • Discuss examples of how AP Classroom can be utilized to develop each practice/skill.
  • Practice interpreting data within the Instructional Planning Report to identify student strengths and weaknesses.
  • Identify and explain various instructional strategies and tools that teachers can incorporate in their lesson plans to teach the content and skills.



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