## How to Incorporate Released Free Response Questions in your AP Calc Class

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How to Incorporate Released Free Response Questions in your AP Calc Class

Engaging strategies to get your students practicing!

- Jan 17
- 3 min

8 Strategies to Build Understanding of U-substitution

Use this set of prompts and warm-ups to help students gain conceptual understanding of u-substitution.

- Jan 15
- 3 min

How to Get Funding for the Calc Medic Review Course

We have been in education long enough to know that it can be quite challenging to get funding for resources to use in the classroom. Even...

- Jan 2
- 4 min

A New Approach to Teaching Integrals

Learn how to best sequence the ideas of Unit 6 to develop deep conceptual understanding of integrals.

- Dec 10, 2021
- 5 min

Making Group Work More Effective (Part 2)

Why won't my students work together? Here are our top tips for productive group work.

- Dec 5, 2021
- 5 min

Making Group Work More Effective (Part 1)

This is the first part of a series dedicated to overcoming the obstacles of group work: this article will focus on reducing social risk.

- Nov 29, 2021
- 4 min

Reframing Mistakes in the Math Classroom

How to respond to student errors in real time and foster a productive disposition toward mistakes.

- Nov 15, 2021
- 2 min

What Do Students Need to Know about Particle Motion?

Particle motion makes up about 14% of the AP Calculus Exam. There are generally five or six multiple choice questions and one free...

- Oct 28, 2021
- 4 min

Redefining What it Means to Be "Good at Math"

How to broaden our definition of mathematical competence to more accurately reflect the discipline and increase equity.

- Oct 10, 2021
- 3 min

Teaching the Chain Rule with Lindt Chocolate

The Chain Rule is one of the most important tools students will need to evaluate derivatives. The Chain Rule is the basis for implicit...

- Oct 4, 2021
- 4 min

Why We Should Embrace Inefficiency

When we talk with other teachers, the prevailing themes of our conversations are the desire to teach our students well--and by that we...

- Sep 24, 2021
- 3 min

Making the Most of Your EFFL Lesson Debrief

We believe that students learn best when given opportunities to pose and explore questions, make sense of new ideas in an accessible and...

- Sep 17, 2021
- 3 min

Assessments in AP Calculus

At this point in the school year you’re probably getting ready to give your first AP Calculus test. What should the format of the test...

- Sep 10, 2021
- 4 min

Using Questions to Move Student Thinking Forward

This is the second post in a two-part series on how we can use questions to draw out and extend student thinking. In the first post, we...

- Sep 3, 2021
- 5 min

A Simple Practice to Revolutionize Your Teaching

They say you can’t know what you don’t know. There are things we learn in certain seasons that wouldn’t have landed at an earlier time. I...

- Aug 28, 2021
- 3 min

How Do We Assign Homework?

What should homework look like in AP Calc? How much should we assign and where can we find problems? Let's address these questions.

- Aug 20, 2021
- 4 min

Why Should We EFFL in AP Calculus?

I was recently playing “Simon Says” with one of my friend's young kids. They found the game very entertaining, their brows wrinkled in...

- Aug 14, 2021
- 4 min

How to Start the Year in AP Calculus

A collection of ideas, tasks, activities, and resources for the first week of AP Calculus.

- May 8, 2021
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Early Solutions to the 2021 AP Calculus AB Free Response

Teaching AP Calculus is challenging but the 48 hours between the exam and the free response release are probably the hardest! We love...

- Apr 17, 2021
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Top 10 AP Exam Tips

In this post, we reveal our Top 10 AP Exam tips for maximizing your score on the AP Calculus Exam.