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#### Volumes of Solids of Revolution

Here's a solid resource for solids of revolution. Volumes of solids of revolution with a line of rotation other than the x- or y-axis give learners a difficult time. An AP® Calculus curriculum module provides instructors with four...

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#### Extrema

No need to go to extreme lengths to find resources on extrema. The central focus of an AP® curriculum module is on critical points and extrema, and how to cover these concepts throughout the course. A set of three worksheets helps assess...

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#### Functions Defined by Integrals

Functions defined by integrals need to be carefully integrated into the course. An AP® Calculus curriculum module discusses functions defined by integrals. It explains several reasons why pupils have difficulty with the concept and...

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#### Reasoning from Tabular Data

Don't table the resource—use it now. An AP® Calculus curriculum module encourages the use of tabular data throughout the course. It provides some example topics, such as rate of change, net change, and average value of a function, where...

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#### Differential Equations

Need some help teaching differential equations? Here's a perfect resource for you. An analysis of differential equations gives instructors a better understanding of the concept. The resource gives suggestions on how to incorporate...

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#### Engaging the Intuition in Statistics to Motivate

Motivation is key to learning. The author points out that it is important to engage intuition for aspects of statistics that pupils find counter-intuitive. Three strategies—using multiple representations, using intuitive analogies, and...

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#### Calculations Aren't Enough!

Unlike mathematics, statistics comes with a context. The author reminds teachers that data analysis involves using the context to make sense of the numbers. The article stresses good communication skills by highlighting the scoring...

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#### Teaching Students How to Write AP Statistics Exam Responses

But this is math—we don't need to know how to write! The article makes a point that class members in AP® Statistics should be comfortable writing as the exams require it. Individuals quickly realize that quality writing is crucial to a...

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#### Don't Forget the Differential Equations: Finishing 2005 BC4

Not explaining reasoning falls short of perfect. The article covers problem number four on the 2005 AP® Calculus BC exam. Using a similar problem, the author discusses the Euler Method procedure to answer the question. With the...

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#### AP® English Language and Composition Special Focus: Writing Persuasively

It's not always easy to persuade others. However, it may even be harder to teach others how to be persuasive. Educators get personal insight from Brent Staples, an influential commentator, as well as gain ideas and activities on teaching...

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#### The Satterthwaite Formula for Degrees of Freedom in the Two-Sample t-Test

Sample some statistics with Satterthwaite. Instructors of AP® Statistics read up on the Satterthwaite formula for degrees of freedom in the two-sample t-test. They see where it comes from and learn about the mathematics underpinning the...

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#### Three Calculator Simulation Activities

Calculators sure come in handy. An AP® Statistics instructional resource provides suggestions for using calculator simulations. It gives activities for adding variances, normal probability plots, and t distributions.

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#### Planning and Conducting a Study

Plan to use the activities on planning studies and experiments. A curriculum module for AP® Statistics gives instructors some useful information on how to conduct studies, sample surveys, and experiments. It also has some ideas for...

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#### Random Variables vs. Algebraic Variables

Variables can vary in meaning. A reference material for AP® Statistics explains the difference between random and algebraic variables. It provides a hypothetical situation involving dice—great for use in a classroom situation.

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#### Is That an Assumption or a Condition?

Don't assume your pupils understand assumptions. A teacher resource provides valuable information on inferences, assumptions, and conditions, and how scholars tend to overlook these aspects. It focuses on regression analysis, statistical...

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#### Power in Tests of Significance

Test your knowledge of tests of significance. A curriculum model for AP® Statistics describes and defines power in terms of tests of significance. It also provides two classroom activities designed to investigate power and how it relates...

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#### Computer Science Carnival

Take a ride and have some fun with computer science. Scholars set up and conduct a carnival with a computer science theme. It has activities involving binary numbers, computer hardware, decryption, conditional statements, loops,...

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#### An Introduction to Polymorphism in Java

Run a lesson on run-time polymorphism. An AP® curriculum module introduces polymorphism in Java. It identifies the five major types of run-time polymorphism and provides a brief description and example for each type.

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#### Inferential Reading Comprehension Considerations Packet

Don't forget to read between the lines! Educators learn tips and activities to help scholars learn to infer to increase reading comprehension. Activities suggested include think alouds, backwards words, and who's who. the packet includes...

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#### Sampling Distributions

The validity of data depends on the strength of the sample. A collection of instruction and activities focuses on sampling distributions and the analysis of that data. Scholars learn about distribution tests such and Central Limit...

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#### So Much Data, So Little Time

Organizing data in a statistics class is often a challenge. A veteran statistics teacher shares data organization tips in a lesson resource. The instructor shows how to group data to link to individual calculators in a more efficient...

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#### Coke® Versus Pepsi®: An Introductory Activity for Test of Significance

Most people claim they can tell the difference between Coke and Pepsi. Scholars conduct a fun experiment to test that claim! Once learners collect their data, they analyze the results and determine if the statistics are significant.

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#### Special Focus: Inference

Statistics is all about making inferences! A lesson guide explains the meaning of inferences and how to use statistics to make them. The resource provides instruction as well as information about the topic on the AP® Statistics exam.

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#### Why Variances Add - And Why It Matters

Why is adding variance important? A lesson outline defines a variance theorem and how it affects the data statistics. The instruction shows scholars the importance of considering the variance of data and why it requires independence.