Gateway Regional High School
AP Calculus BC - Grade 12
856-848-8200 ext. 509
https://classroom.google.com Code: ve82uag
This course is a fast-paced course that allows students opportunities to take responsibility for learning.
While knowledge of content is being developed, students are engaged in hands-on and cooperative activities that encourage mathematical reasoning,problem solving, communicating and making connections. Through these activities students utilize technology such as graphing calculators, computers, and calculator based lab equipment. In addition, they are encouraged to think more critically through activities that will involve investigations, exploration, and discovery. Students will explore limits, derivatives, integrals, sequences and series, as well as parametric, vector and polar functions. Finally, evaluation appears in several formats: pencil and paper tests, performance tasks, and long- and short-term projects.
Course Expectations and Assessments
60% Tests and Major Projects
30% Quizzes and Smaller Projects
Homework is assigned each day and should take approximately 20 minutes. Homework is ESSENTIAL to your success in this class! Independent practice of topics we are learning helps to solidify your understanding and increase achievement. In order to be eligible to Retest, you must have 80% of the homework assignments completed on time. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to Retest.
AP EXAM - Tuesday, May 14, 2019…….Sign up by 10/4/18!
Required and Recommended Materials
Notebook (Spiral with Folder or Binder)
TI-89 Calculator ($150)
PREPS: Periods 1 and 3 in Room 416
B Lunch Duty and C Lunch in Room 416
After school (2:37pm) most days
Some Helpful Websites:
YouTube – Enter topic we are studying
Khan Academy - See Google Classroom Page
SAT Help: Khan Academy
Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences
•Be Kind and Respect each other.
•No Cell Phones during lesson.
•Snacks and Drinks are fine if you clean up after yourself.