Education Technology

Resources for this module

Find videos, documents and calculator files (as needed) to aid in your teaching of questions found on the AP® Calculus exam.


The videos below are divided into two sections: resource and technology. In the resource videos, you’ll find information on scoring, common misconceptions and techniques for approaching topics in the released free-response questions. The technology videos show the tech solutions available using your graphing calculator.

Resource Videos

Scoring and common errors

This video focuses on the scoring of the Free Response Question. The presentation is similar to a briefing at the AP® Calculus Reading, but condensed. The allotment of points, common student errors and present specific scoring examples are discussed.

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Technology solutions and extensions

This video focuses on technology solutions to the Free Response Question, even if the question is not calculator-active. Additional examples are presented based on the information given in the Free Response Question for instructional use and in preparing for the AP® Calculus Exam.

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Topic summary

This video presents a summary of a specific topic related to the Free Response Question. The examples included emphasize the use of technology, AP® Calculus-type questions, and some are left open for exploration and discussion.

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Technology Videos

TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculator

This video focuses on how to perform specific operations and calculations related to the topic on TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing technology.

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TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator

This video focuses on how to perform specific operations and calculations related to the topic on the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator.

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The “PDF slides” zip file contains slides of all the resource videos referenced above. If any calculator files are needed, they will also be available.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives (LO) and essential knowledge (EK) statements align with those from the AP® Calculus Curriculum Framework.

Part a: EK 4.2A1; LO 4.2A      Part b: EK 4.2B2, 4.2A1; LO 4.2A, 4.2B

Part c: EK 4.2A2; LO 4.2A      Part d: EK 4.2A5; LO 4.2A

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