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AP Calculus AB Exam Prep

Course Description

Teachers will learn how to inject their AP Calculus AB class with cutting edge approaches to prepare for the exam in May. They will focus on key review topics pertaining to semesters 1 and 2, review strategies that can be implemented during the final weeks before the exam, technological aids, and important findings from current AP Calculus Readings.
Developing an Exam Review Plan
Topic Review: First Semester Perspectives with AP Flair (Quick ID of Limit Definition of Derivatives, Tangent Line Approximations, The Chain Rule, Graphs of f,f', etc.)
Topic Review: L'Hospital's Rule
Topic Review: Integral Representations
Topic Review: Functions Defined by Integrals
Topic Review: Integration Focus
Topic Review: Area/Volume
The Big Picture Through the Lens of Free Response Question
Instructor Bio:
Instructor bio: Melissa Burkhead teaches Pre-AP Geometry, Pre-AP Pre-Calculus and BC Calculus at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, Texas. She has been teaching secondary students for 25 years, including in Mexico City, the El Paso public schools, Austin's magnet school program and the Episcopal school system. Ms. Burkhead has presented at numerous AP conferences and most recently represented The College Board with a special AP Calculus focus in both Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. and Bogotá, Colombia. She is also a reader for the AP Calculus exam. She holds a BA in mathematics and political science from Georgetown College and an MA in education (mathematics specialty) from The University of Texas at El Paso.

Number of Seat(s) Available: There are 25 openings remaining at this time.

Dates:February 16, 2019
Meets:Sa from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Instructor:Melissa Burkhead
Fee: $175.00Fee Breakdown