APSI: AP Calculus BC for New Teachers, Week 3

Topics taught in the BC curriculum will be introduced by lecture and demonstration, problem solving activities and cooperative learning.

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This course is for those who are new to teaching the AP Calculus BC course or have taught it for years.Group discussions will focus on the issues of teaching an AP Calculus BC course – such issues will come from the needs and interests of the participants in the institute. Incorporating technology in the teaching of AP Calculus and calculator active questions will be discussed. Reading AP Calculus Free Response questions will be explored. Participants will be encouraged to share their own experiences and if possible demonstrate techniques, lessons, software, etc., which they have used successfully themselves.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42806 Cedric French On-campus 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Instructor: Cedric French

Lead Consultant

Cedric French has taught math for 23 years and taught AP Calculus AB/BC at Westside High School in Houston, Texas for 14 years and now at Katy Taylor High School for two years. He has been a College Board Consultant since 2004 and has presented at many AP Calculus Workshops and NMSI Prep Sessions. In 2005, he was awarded Teacher of the Year for all Houston ISD secondary schools. He has been an AP Calculus Reader since 2010.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: July 31, 2018

End Date: Aug. 03, 2018

Schedule: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Length: Tuesday-Friday

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $555 Tuition includes College Board Exam Resources, course materials, parking and lunch.

Early Registration: $505 if registering by April 9

Late Registration: $605 if registering after June 25

Continuing Professional Education (CPE): 30

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