The graphing calculator's symbolic capacities make it ideal for teachers and students of calculus. Here are some examples of how teachers and students can use the calculator to better understand calculus.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Definition of the derivative.
Students will be able to use the graphing calculator for the following:
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary