Calculus AB

Offered June 22-25, 2015

For new and experienced AP teachers

Syllabus for 2015 will be posted as soon as available.

In the interim, please review syllabus from previous summer to get a feel for what to expect from the workshop.

Course Description

Using a mix of direct instruction, discovery, group work, and sharing of ideas, this APSI workshop is focused on the context covered in the AP* Calculus course content guide. Graphical, numerical, and algebraic methods will be used to help participants learn new ways to teach material and help students make connections to the curriculum. A heavy dose of instructional technology will be included as participants collectively create, develop, and explore artifacts and class deliverables.

Consultant: Thomas Ahlschwede

Tom is passionate about mathematics education, distance and virtual learning, and instructional technology. Especially relating to math instruction, teacher professional development, and how to reach struggling learners. His professional goal is to improve instruction and learning through quality, research-based curriculum delivered utilizing research-based instructional technology.