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Mathematics   ( Week 1 )
Pre-AP Math HS (Combined teachers)
Robert Cole
Target grade(s): 9-12

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Course Description

Topics covered include:

  • The Rule of Four
  • Limits
  • Rate of Change
  • Accumulation
  • Optimization
  • Rational Functions
  • e
  • Polynomial Approximations
  • Distance, Velocity, Speed, and Acceleration
  • Parametric Equations
  • Univariate Data
  • Bivariate Data
  • Probability
  • Algebra Skills Needed for Calculus
  • Rigor: The Key to Pre-AP Success
  • Homework
  • Vertical Teams
  • Assessment: Testing AP Style
  • Data Collection (CBR2 & CBL2)
  • Mathematics Internet Sites

Items to Bring

  • A favorite lesson to share.
  • Bring a copy of a pre-AP test you gave this past year. If you haven't taught pre-AP yet, then bring a regular test.
  • A graphing calculator (if available).
  • Textbooks using next year.

Biographical Sketch for Robert Cole

Robert Cole has presented at numerous APSIs and College Board One-Day, Two-Day and Mathematics Vertical Teams workshops. A veteran of over 30 years in the public schools, Robert has taught everything from 7th grade math to calculus, including below-level, on-level, Pre-AP, G/T and AP classes. His current assignments at Hill Country Christian School and Odyssey School include Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus and AP Calculus AB.


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