## Building Functions - Thinking Ahead to Calculus

My ninth graders are working on building functions and modeling in the final unit of the year. There is plenty of good material out there

## #Teachers Coding - Bingo Cards

When I attended a Calculus AB workshop back in 2003, one of the nice takeaways was a huge binder of materials that could be used

## Intermediate Value Theorem & Elevators

I've used the elevator analogy with the intermediate value theorem before, but only after talking students through the intermediate value theorem first. This time, I

## 2012-2013 Year In Review – Learning Standards

This is the second post reflecting on this past year and I what I did with my students. My first post is located here. I

## Volumes of Revolution - Using This Stuff.

As an activity before our spring break, the Calculus class put its knowledge of finding volumes of revolution to, well, find volumes of things. It

I feel sorry for the way spreadsheets are used most of the time in school. They are usually used as nothing more than a waypoint

## Differentiation Rules - Making it Interactive

I always struggle during the days spent going over differentiation rules. The mathematician in me says the students need to see where the rules come

## Why SBG is blowing my mind right now.

I am buzzing right now about my decision to move to Standards Based Grading for this year. The first unit of Calculus was spent doing

## A sample of my direct instruction videos.

As I have previously mentioned, I am really excited to be creating Udacity style videos as resources for students in my classes. With my VideoPress

## Winning the battle over Python programming

Two stories to share after this week's activities with students about programming. I have posted previously about my interest in making Python a fundamental part