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This MEGA BUNDLE contains 64 calculus circuits. The chapters are as follows with the number of circuits in each chapter:Precalculus Review (5)Limits (3)Derivatives (11)Applications of Derivatives (9)Integrals and Antiderivatives (13)Differential

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

I wrote this circuit because as we move into the chain rule, my students still don't have fluency with the product and quotient rules (boo!). So, this circuit really plays on functions that seem structurally similar but are very different... y =

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Printables

These 24 problems are great to use with your calculus students within the first few days of the school year. Reviews everything from asymptotes to domain and range, logs to sine and cosine. Worked in are calculus ideas such as limits, tangent

Subjects:

Math, Calculus, PreCalculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Webquests, Task Cards, Printables

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit contains 20 problems which emphasize product and quotient rules. Students must also know the power rule and the derivatives of sine and cosine (but not the other four trig

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities

Your students will work every single one of these 24 limits problems because of the circuit format. To advance in the circuit, students must find their answers -- this element of self-check is essential! My students don't get up when the bell

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Printables

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! In order to advance in the circuit, students must search for their answer (sometimes it is dy/dx evaluated at a specified point, sometimes it is just dy/dx). These 16 questions are

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This 12-question circuit contains all of the traditional related rates problems -- ladder sliding down a wall, growing conical salt pile, deflating balloon, plus a few extras such as a

Subjects:

Mathematics, Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Printables

This 36-question circuit will keep your students engaged as they prepare for their final assessment. Problems come from both the differential and integral calculus and involve everything from applications to symbolic manipulation. All functions

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Task Cards, Activities

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit contains 14 derivatives of inverse functions. The problems start easy where it is simple to find the inverse and then differentiate, and then they progress from there. All

Subjects:

Calculus, Math Test Prep

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Activities

Give your students great practice for their limits and continuity test with this 28-question review in the circuit format. To advance in the circuit, students must search for their answer, and when they find it, that becomes the next problem. This

Subjects:

Math, Calculus, PreCalculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Printables

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit contains 24 equations; students will have to find dy/dx using the power rule ONLY. No product, no quotient, no chain, no trig, no transcendentals. Nevertheless, this is

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit has 12 word problems which start easy and build from there. Expect to see the farmer problem and the open-top box problem... To advance in the circuit, students must find

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards

This set of 24 problems (includes implicit differentiation, inverse trig functions, and transcendentals) in the self-checking format of a circuit will keep your calculus students engaged as they practice taking the derivative. The problems build in

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This 16-question circuit asks students about increasing / decreasing, max/min, concavity and inflection points based on their analysis of the first and/or second derivatives.

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Study Guides

This 20-question circuit will keep your students highly engaged and give them great practice with the technique of substitution. After students evaluate the definite integral, they must search for their answer and this problem becomes the next

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Activities

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! Your students will want to evaluate every one of these 20 indefinite integrals (all require u-substitution) because in order to advance in the circuit, one must find one's answer and

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets

Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This Riemann sum circuit will require students to estimate area (or amount) using left, right, midpoint, and trapezoidal approximations. Some of the problems are contextual, some

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

I wrote this circuit to give calculus students practice with reading and recognizing the limit definition of the derivative and then evaluating the derivative by using the rules of differentiation. So this would be after learning the power,

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

These 20 problems are great to use with your calculus students within the first few days of the school year. Reviews everything from asymptotes to domain and range, logs to sine and cosine. Worked in are calculus ideas such as average rate of

Subjects:

Calculus, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Task Cards, Printables

Help your students learn the derivatives of the six inverse trig functions (not to mention practicing chain rule!) in this 16-question self-checking circuit. Once you and your students try one circuit, you will be hooked! You will love the sounds

Subjects:

Calculus

Grades:

11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Printables

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a high school math teacher with 31+ years experience primarily with algebra one and calculus (but with all courses). I have also taught at the middle school and college level. I have been paying attention to the misconceptions students have for the past 30+ years. I know what kinds of mistakes kids make and I weave these into the circuits I write to help them notice their misconceptions. I do not include answer keys with the circuits because the answers are part of the circuit. The teacher needs to work the circuit first as prep, and then let the circuit and the students take care of the rest.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My circuits represent but a fraction of my day-to-day teaching resources, but they are the ones I have developed and so I am proud of them! They appear boring (just boxes), but I promise you, they will keep your students engaged! They are not just practice, but the unpacking of a skill or concept. If you are trying to move away from direct instruction into being more of a facilitator, try a few circuits! Try writing your own! I do not include the answer keys because the answers are part of the circuit. These circuits are in some ways NO PREP, but the teacher must work through the circuit first to understand the unpacking of the idea. When all else fails, whip out your light saber.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

STAR Teacher (6 times) Siemens AP Excellence Award (2009) PAEMST nominee 2011 PAEMST finalist 2015

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Mathematics and Art History double major (Smith College). Masters in Education (Harvard University).

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