Houston Area Calculus Teachers
Workshop Materials


Ray Cannon

Susan Cinque

  • Calculus Mini-Projects
    February 5, 2005
    • Area and Volume Mini-Project (doc) (pdf)
    • Cubic Polynomial Mini-Project (doc) (pdf)
    • The Derivative of the Inverse of a Function (doc) (pdf)
    • Collecting Driving Data (doc) (pdf)
    • Polynomial Graphing Mini-Project (doc) (pdf)
    • Related Rates Mini-Project (doc) (pdf)
    • Calculus Warmups 1-10 (doc) (pdf)
    • Calculus Warmups 11-19 (doc) (pdf)
    • Missing graphs for Warmups (doc) (pdf)

Cedric French

Bekki George

Pete Horton

  • An AP Calculus Bouquet
    November 13, 2004
    (flyer)
    • Pete's Presentation Problems (doc) (pdf)
    • "It's Your Turn" (doc) (pdf)
    • Answers to "It's Your Turn" (doc) (pdf)
    • Paper Cut-Out (doc) (pdf)
  • New Twists on Old Goat Problems, Fooling Newton’s Method, and so much more....
    October 8, 2005
    • Pete's Presentation Problems (doc) (pdf)
    • Solutions, Part 1 (doc) (pdf)
    • Solutions, Part 2 (doc) (pdf)
  • Will the real L'Hopital's Rule please stand up? And other things that make you go hmm.
    October 21, 2006
    • Presentation (ppt)
  • Calculus of Variations and Other Various Things ;)
    November 10, 2007
    • Presentation (pdf)
    • Handout (pdf)

Christian Haich

  • Topic: Sequences and Series
    March 5, 2005
    • Series Presentation (ppt)
    • The Power Series Creation (doc) (pdf)
    • Error Approximation (ppt)
    • Geometric Power Series and Convergence (ppt)
    • Ratio Test (ppt)
  • Teaching the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
    January 26, 2008
    • Complete set of handouts (pdf)
    • Integrating Velocity (doc)
    • Basic Integration (doc)
    • The Area Function (doc)
    • Using the FTC (doc)

Selwyn Hollis

  • "The TI-89/92/Voyager Calculators: Efficient Usage
    and Problem Solving"
    November 5, 2005
    • Handout (pdf)

Dan Kennedy

  • What I Have Learned About Assessment from the AP Program
    November 11, 2006
    • Presentation (ppt)

Bernie Madison

  • Calculus, Learning, Assessment
    February 4, 2006
    • Learning that Lasts (pdf)
    • What's Fundamental about the Fundamental Theorem? (pdf)

Mike May, S.J.

Jeff Morgan

Lin McMullin

  • Part 1: Winplot for Calculus - an introduction to Winplot and a demonstration of what it can do
    Part 2: Problems for CAS solution - a discussion of how CAS can be used in high school illustrated by a series of problems from pre-calculus and calculus
    January 30, 2010

Scott Pass

Dixie Ross

Denise Stasio

  • Topic: Sequences and Series
    March 5, 2005
    • Pre-Lesson Taylor Polynomials (doc) (pdf)
    • Taylor Polynomials 1 (ppt)
    • Taylor Polynomials 2 (ppt)

Nancy Stephenson

J.T. Sutcliffe

  • Local Linearity
    September 20, 2003
    • Rates of Change (doc) (pdf)
    • From Difference Quotient to Derivative (doc) (pdf)
    • Local Linearity: Seeing May Be Believing (doc) (pdf)

Gladys Wood

  • Functions Defined as Integrals - Bridging Differential and Integral Calculus Through The Fundamental Theorems
    November 22, 2003
    • Functions Defined as Integrals (doc) (pdf)


Tech Tips
Graphing Compound Inequalities in Winplot (doc) (pdf)
Adding Equation Editor and Superscript to MS Toolbar (doc) (pdf)
Making Pictures using Print-Screen Key and Paint Program (doc) (pdf)


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