Playing Nice with the Mean Value Theorem Early opportunities for student discussion of the average rate of change in a calculus class cements understanding and develops deeper meaning of the Mean Value Theorem later in the year. Attendees will explore … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Functions Student comprehension of functions is more complete when they are presented with multiple representations. In this session, participants will examine functions outside of the traditional numerical, algebraic, and graphical models. Using the TI-Innovator, numerical input will … Continue reading

Making Sense of Functions Student comprehension of functions is more complete when they are presented with multiple representations. In this session, participants will examine functions outside of the traditional numerical, algebraic, and graphical models. Using the TI-Innovator, numerical input will … Continue reading

Transforming Roots and Asymptotes Explore the behavior of polynomial and rational functions with dynamic learning tasks that make use of technology. A deeper understanding of the graphs of both families of functions will be developed by activities designed to help … Continue reading

Connecting With Polar Curves Polar graphs can present quite a conundrum for students as they try to connect many different concepts and representation. We will explore methods for helping students make connection between their past knowledge and the new concepts … Continue reading

Setting Bounds Calculus gives access to quick approximations through various methods. But how accurate are these approximations? Students frequently struggle in dealing with errors of approximation. This session will explore different ways to help students visualize both error bounds and … Continue reading

Making Sense of Functions Student comprehension of functions is more complete when they are presented with multiple representations. In this session, participants will examine functions outside of the traditional numerical, algebraic, and graphical models. Using the TI-Innovator, numerical input will … Continue reading

Design and Production: Investigating the Effects of Error with CAS Mathematics in the “real world” can be frustrating. Small variations in input values can lead to large variations in results. While the mathematics for the relationship between these variations can … Continue reading

Setting Bounds Calculus gives access to quick approximations through various methods. But how accurate are these approximations? Students frequently struggle in dealing with errors of approximation. This session will explore using TI-Nspire™ CX technology in various ways to help students … Continue reading