Investigating Derivatives Using TI Technology
Technology: TI-84 Plus Family, TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Content Knowledge
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Tracy Watson
The AP* Calculus course requires students to master the foundational concept of the derivative.
In this webinar, experts serving on the AP* Calculus Development Committee and readers for the AP* Calculus exam will focus on using TI technology – both the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and TI-Nspire™ CX technology – to demonstrate how to:
- Use limits and secant lines to develop the notion of the derivative at a point
- Investigate the relationship between a function and its derivative using graphs
- Explore the derivative as a function using graphs
- Learn how AP type questions involving the derivative might be scored
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