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Self-Management Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th
What self-management techniques help scholars achieve their goals? Readers review a list of strategies for managing stress, increasing motivation, and setting goals. They discover how to monitor their emotions, create checklists to stay...
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Social Awareness Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What are the benefits of developing social awareness? Using the resource, readers learn strategies for fostering civil discourse, creating a participatory classroom, and enhancing family involvement. Scholars also take a personality...
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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING TOOLKIT

For Teachers K - 12th
Shared Resource This SEL Toolkit that can be added to any lesson to help guide social emotional aspects for any subject area.
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Teacher's Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Ever feel disengaged? Let's talk about it! Learning how to create podcast lessons in the classroom fully engages scholars and educators. Participants learn how to conduct simple podcast lessons, then evolve into creating more complex,...
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Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Does it make more sense to teach the Second Fundamental Theorem of Calculus before the First Fundamental Theorem of Calculus? An AP® Calculus curriculum module explores the interesting question. A set of five worksheets first looks at...
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The Domain of Solutions to Differential Equations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
It'd be a shame to get a question wrong just by not accounting for the domain. An article on AP® Calculus looks at the importance of considering the domain of solutions to differential equations by looking at examples from past AP®...
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AP Calculus: Slope Fields

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Ready to field questions about slope fields? An article on AP® Calculus teaching methods describes how to teach about slope fields to solve differential equations. It gives some sample problems to consider with the class and how to...
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Beginning the Year with Local Linearity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Local linearity isn't the first thing that comes to mind to start off an AP® Calculus course. A scholarly article discusses one possible beginning to the AP® Calculus course: investigating and introducing derivatives through activities...
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Calculus at the Battle of Trafalgar

For Teachers 10th - 12th
All's fair in math and war. Scholars examine the Battle of Trafalgar using calculus. They set up and solve a system of differential equations to determine the number of ships remaining in each fleet over time.
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Motion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What's the most common type of problem assessed on the AP® Calculus exam? Why motion, of course. A curriculum module for AP® Calculus provides suggestions on instruction for position, velocity, and acceleration problems. It encourages...
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The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Knowledge of definite integrals is fundamental to the understanding of calculus. Instructors of an AP® Calculus course consult a comprehensive guide to the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. The document provides teaching suggestions and...
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Approximation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Sometimes close enough is appropriate. A curriculum document for AP® Calculus examines the importance of providing approximation questions throughout the course. It looks at approximating derivative values, approximating definite...
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Volumes of Solids of Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here's a solid resource for solids of revolution. Volumes of solids of revolution with a line of rotation other than the x- or y-axis give learners a difficult time. An AP® Calculus curriculum module provides instructors with four...
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Extrema

For Teachers 10th - 12th
No need to go to extreme lengths to find resources on extrema. The central focus of an AP® curriculum module is on critical points and extrema, and how to cover these concepts throughout the course. A set of three worksheets helps assess...
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Functions Defined by Integrals

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Functions defined by integrals need to be carefully integrated into the course. An AP® Calculus curriculum module discusses functions defined by integrals. It explains several reasons why pupils have difficulty with the concept and...
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Reasoning from Tabular Data

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Don't table the resource—use it now. An AP® Calculus curriculum module encourages the use of tabular data throughout the course. It provides some example topics, such as rate of change, net change, and average value of a function, where...
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Differential Equations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Need some help teaching differential equations? Here's a perfect resource for you. An analysis of differential equations gives instructors a better understanding of the concept. The resource gives suggestions on how to incorporate...
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Engaging the Intuition in Statistics to Motivate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Motivation is key to learning. The author points out that it is important to engage intuition for aspects of statistics that pupils find counter-intuitive. Three strategies—using multiple representations, using intuitive analogies, and...
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Calculations Aren't Enough!

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Unlike mathematics, statistics comes with a context. The author reminds teachers that data analysis involves using the context to make sense of the numbers. The article stresses good communication skills by highlighting the scoring...
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Teaching Students How to Write AP Statistics Exam Responses

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
But this is math—we don't need to know how to write! The article makes a point that class members in AP® Statistics should be comfortable writing as the exams require it. Individuals quickly realize that quality writing is crucial to a...
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Don't Forget the Differential Equations: Finishing 2005 BC4

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Not explaining reasoning falls short of perfect. The article covers problem number four on the 2005 AP® Calculus BC exam. Using a similar problem, the author discusses the Euler Method procedure to answer the question. With the...
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AP® English Language and Composition Special Focus: Writing Persuasively

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It's not always easy to persuade others. However, it may even be harder to teach others how to be persuasive. Educators get personal insight from Brent Staples, an influential commentator, as well as gain ideas and activities on teaching...
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The Satterthwaite Formula for Degrees of Freedom in the Two-Sample t-Test

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Sample some statistics with Satterthwaite. Instructors of AP® Statistics read up on the Satterthwaite formula for degrees of freedom in the two-sample t-test. They see where it comes from and learn about the mathematics underpinning the...
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Three Calculator Simulation Activities

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Calculators sure come in handy. An AP® Statistics instructional resource provides suggestions for using calculator simulations. It gives activities for adding variances, normal probability plots, and t distributions.