Tag Archives: Productive Disposition

Angst in AP Calculus AB

Three weeks into our 2012-2013 school year, several of my AP Calculus AB students remain deep in the throes of AP angst.  Fortunately, there are several that accept the new challenge calculus presents to them, while others are waiting to … Continue reading

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NRC’s Five Strands of Mathematical Proficiency

As part of my rising AP Calculus students’ summer work, they are to review six slides I created to illustrate the five strands of mathematical proficiency defined by the National Research Council (NRC).  For the purposes of this post, the … Continue reading

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