This is an introductory course in the calculus of a single variable. Students practice conceptual reasoning and presenting a solution algebraically, geometrically, numerically and verbally. Students develop a clear understanding of basic calculus concepts. By the end of the course, students will be able to read and interpret graphical data accurately; use words to explain their reasoning and provide context for final answers; and understand that they know how to learn online. Major topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals. This personalized course features discussions, reflections, and projects that will help students to master skills in an engaging way. It is designed for the ambitious math student looking to solidify their foundation before springing from pre-calculus to AP® Calculus BC or for a student looking to clear another math credit in the summer.
Summer courses are for-credit opportunities for ambitious students to get a jump on the next academic year. Students participating in these courses should plan to devote 25-30 hours per week for eight weeks to their course. Students will receive grades and comments in these classes, which are the equivalent of year-long, high-school level courses. Because of the pacing and intensity of for-credit summer courses, there is little flexibility; students must be available and have internet access for all eight weeks of the course.
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Learning is an active process at One Schoolhouse. Students design, create and apply. And, they engage with classmates and connect with their teachers through discussions, video conferences, and projects. Specifically, in this class students will:
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