Calculus AB: 1st Time (math 1247)
About the Workshop
This course will consider topics typically included in the first year of a college-level calculus course. It will cover elementary functions, limits, and differential and integral calculus. Time will be set aside for discussion related to how to best set up a high school AP* Calculus course. Methods, teaching materials and facility with the graphing calculator will be emphasized. Students will be actively engaged in problem solving, lesson design and discussion of the AP* program.
We will also focus on the changes to the AP* Calculus syllabus that will be implemented in the 2016-2017 school year and tested in May 2017.
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About the Instructor
Rose Gundacker taught AP* Calculus, both AB and BC, for over 20 years at Rosemount High school. She retired in 2008 and has been teaching part-time at local colleges, most recently at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. She has been an AP* reader since 1998 and has served as a reader, table leader, question team member, and question leader. She has been a consultant with the College Board* since 2000, teaching summer workshops at Carleton, Augsburg, Loyola University, and the University of Iowa. She also teaches one-day workshops in the Midwest region for the College Board*.