:: 2014 AP* Summer Institutes at UT Austin

Pre-AP High School Math: Algebra II and Pre-Cal Focus

Institute Code AP14006
June 16 - 19, 2014, 8:00AM to 4:45PM
UT Thompson Conference Center
Registration is closed.

This Pre-AP Precalculus and Algebra 2 workshop will focus on the level of rigor and skills needed to prepare students for success in AP courses.

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify and enhance the level of rigor on assignments, assessments, and EOC style questions
  • Deepen understanding by applying the rule of four
  • Enhance content by previewing calculus ideas of limit, rate, accumulation, and optimization at the Pre-AP level
  • Create AP-style assessments

Participants should bring:

  • A favorite lesson to share. Teachers will share lessons with other workshop participants.
  • A graphing calculator (if available).
  • Textbooks using next year.

Lead Consultant: Robert Cole

Robert Cole has presented at numerous APSIs and College Board One-Day, Two-Day and Mathematics Vertical Teams workshops. A veteran of over 30 years in the public schools, Robert has taught everything from 7th grade math to calculus, including below-level, on-level, Pre-AP, G/T and AP classes. His current assignments at Hill Country Christian School of Austin and Odyssey School in Austin include Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus and AP Calculus AB.

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