Tag: calculus

49 Encouraging class participation 2014-03-13T20:32:04.033

47 Optimization problems that today's students might actually encounter? 2014-04-11T14:42:13.387

42 Is it worth grading calculus homework? 2014-03-24T02:43:15.387

37 How is calculus helpful for biology majors? 2014-04-29T18:51:01.210

35 How to make Calculus II seem motivated, interesting, and useful? 2014-05-25T23:48:24.197

34 Should we avoid indefinite integrals? 2014-05-18T12:14:16.060

32 Reasons for (not) distinguishing $f$ from $f(x)$ 2014-03-21T09:38:43.560

30 Epsilons and deltas in a first calculus course 2014-03-18T21:56:39.320

29 A calculus book that uses differentials? 2014-03-13T21:40:30.170

29 Near-universal student mistake on $\lim_{x\rightarrow\infty}e^{x+1}/e^x$ 2015-11-22T21:51:43.723

28 What are argument one can give to students on the definition $0^0$? 2014-03-18T08:11:28.033

28 Early vs. late transcendentals 2014-05-12T16:53:02.007

27 Should students be asked to use more than one notation for the derivative in an introductory calculus class? 2014-03-20T18:24:41.720

27 How can I teach my students the difference between a sequence and a series? 2014-03-27T23:41:08.723

27 Open-Source Math Textbooks 2014-04-10T00:16:18.910

26 Revisiting topics from previous courses 2014-03-17T16:45:30.680

26 Simple "real world" l'Hôpital's rule problem? 2015-01-23T15:12:44.530

25 Students use WolframAlpha. Can we change calculus instruction to exploit it while discouraging 'cheating'? 2014-03-19T19:11:14.510

25 The Undergraduate Responsibility Gradient 2017-01-02T01:36:07.513

25 Grading a limit problem 2017-12-27T21:20:41.047

24 Counterexamples in first year calculus 2014-03-13T21:41:56.633

24 What holds your students back in Calculus? 2014-03-16T13:19:54.613

24 Would taking 5 minutes to explain the history behind a mathematical idea help stimulate learning the idea? 2014-03-18T12:58:22.513

24 Unusual applications of integration 2014-03-29T04:39:49.410

24 For calculus students, what should be the intuition or motivation behind series? 2014-04-02T20:07:24.210

24 What are non-math majors supposed to get out of an undergraduate calculus class? 2015-06-01T00:26:03.443

22 Practical experience with teaching differentials in freshman calc? 2014-05-11T00:07:59.783

22 Why are we so careful in saying that dy/dx is not a fraction? 2014-08-27T23:25:17.517

21 To what extent is math research in the United States subsidized by calculus teaching? 2014-03-20T03:13:24.307

21 What interesting properties of the Fibonacci sequence can I share when introducing sequences? 2014-04-27T23:14:51.073

21 Why would you teach Calculus before teaching Real Analysis? 2016-02-25T17:03:30.787

20 How is teaching calculus in high school different from teaching calculus in college? 2014-03-27T00:14:51.013

20 What is the proper verb for "doing" an integral? 2014-05-14T13:57:05.713

20 What is a good reason to change calculus texts? 2014-10-01T18:42:34.083

20 Natural, rich, calculus questions 2015-10-22T12:45:09.703

19 What to do when a majority of students have insufficient mastery of the prerequisite material? 2014-05-29T21:31:56.033

19 Is there a simple explanation for calculus classes of why partial fractions work? 2014-09-04T14:59:56.753

19 Benefits of Having the Same Professor Teach the Entire Calculus Sequence 2014-11-21T04:50:13.597

19 Which universities teach true infinitesimal calculus? 2014-12-08T15:01:02.517

19 The purpose of mathematics in a liberal education when it is not a prerequisite to other subjects 2015-05-22T07:32:48.987

19 Is Knuth's suggestion on teaching calculus a good idea? 2015-06-08T00:21:57.337

19 Should we teach trigonometric substitution? 2015-10-02T16:27:18.880

19 Good examples of functions defined as definite integrals of elementary functions? 2015-12-02T20:07:15.830

18 Keeping quicker students engaged and interested throughout a course 2014-03-14T00:40:02.060

18 What is a method you use to handle the students who thinks they "know it all"? 2014-03-26T13:05:18.600

18 Emphasizing the discrete in early undergraduate education? 2014-05-01T20:57:28.863

18 Physical applications of higher terms of Taylor series 2014-05-05T05:14:08.443

18 The definition of natural log and e 2014-06-30T21:58:29.370

18 Historical tidbits to liven up calculus classes 2014-09-17T01:49:56.100

18 How to prove Taylor formulas? 2014-12-30T19:31:05.910

18 What are the major obstacles to crowdsourcing a competitive, free calculus text? 2015-03-20T16:27:06.703

18 Why do no students know to change the limits of integration when doing substitutions? 2018-02-09T00:28:15.987

17 How can you explain to students that they should not use the same variable in an integrand and in the limits of integration simultaneously? 2014-03-20T18:19:26.283

17 How much memorization should be required in a first-semester calculus course? 2014-03-29T23:03:27.160

17 Emphasizing Statistics instead of Calculus 2014-05-01T16:03:15.183

17 How can I choose a free calculus textbook? 2014-10-02T12:16:02.220

17 A parabolic arc is not semicircular. But students think so 2015-02-09T03:35:47.657

17 Non-Rigorous Use of Differentials 2015-02-10T05:03:24.677

17 Good examples of Lagrange multiplier problems 2015-07-08T19:41:35.187

17 What good is the phrase "Taylor series"? 2015-12-13T18:27:59.670

16 Implementing oral exams 2014-03-13T22:01:05.157

16 Requiring basic skills to pass a course without increasing their grading weight 2014-08-03T19:18:32.600

16 What are your favorite instructional counterexamples on sequences? 2015-02-01T09:39:49.790

16 How to convince students of the integral identity $\int_0^af(x)dx=\int_0^af(a-x)dx$? 2015-03-25T02:42:15.783

16 Geometric intuition for $D(e^x) = e^x$ 2016-11-05T06:09:39.537

16 Evaluating integrals geometrically, without using the fundamental theorem of calculus 2016-12-15T07:15:29.390

16 Frequent calculus error: replacing interior part of an expression with its limit 2016-12-19T15:33:12.603

16 Tutoring a recalcitrant/awkward/exasperating student---special needs? 2017-03-14T22:42:22.470

15 Comparison of different concepts of integral 2014-03-14T11:52:29.723

15 Is there any difference between teaching calculus for math and engineering students? 2014-03-27T09:29:08.497

15 Research supporting "recipe-style" calculus in senior high school? 2014-04-18T01:08:58.567

15 Students using l'Hôpital's Rule on the terms of a series, instead of the Limit Comparison Test 2014-04-19T20:20:39.317

15 Standards-based grading in calculus 2014-05-04T15:53:49.630

15 Overload of Calculus homework assignments 2014-06-01T08:46:48.360

15 What basic algebra skills and techniques are most important for calculus students to know? 2015-03-20T16:18:02.887

15 Nontraditional calculus recitations 2015-06-01T02:48:03.237

15 Should we tell students to never replace parts of an expression by their limits when taking a limit? 2015-06-03T23:45:45.737

15 How to use a CAS in teaching calculus 2015-10-21T03:35:08.040

15 Why do we teach that every line is a linear function? 2015-10-26T18:54:51.540

15 What is a better way to explain these claims about limit are not true in general? 2016-06-24T08:26:50.027

15 "Function" vs "Function of ...": how much does it contribute to students difficulties? 2016-09-23T16:42:43.623

15 Is it a good idea to have one or two or three classes on basic logic before teaching $\varepsilon$-$\delta$ in Calculus? 2017-05-03T03:19:36.343

14 How to make calculus lecture time more interactive? 2014-03-21T01:21:42.560

14 Evaluating the reception of (epsilon, delta) definitions 2014-05-05T13:58:03.987

14 What is a good "simplification policy" for a college course with no calculators? 2014-07-02T11:52:04.467

14 is the reciprocal function continuous 2014-08-09T03:18:38.903

14 How can students self-check derivatives? 2015-03-24T22:10:49.693

14 Students strictly follow the steps and notations in sample problems without understanding them 2016-02-15T09:10:13.730

14 "Real world" examples of implicit functions 2018-02-23T09:12:16.340

13 Surprising examples of Cavalieri's principle 2014-03-24T05:35:26.930

13 First year undergraduate text that teaches calculus using probability as a primary motivating example? 2014-04-03T14:00:50.327

13 How is calculus possible in a small number of very long class periods? 2014-04-27T15:45:32.023

13 When should we get into limits in introductory calculus courses? 2014-09-05T16:28:38.733

13 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and Vegetables 2014-09-16T20:40:56.963

13 As a TA, how to reduce imprecise notations/statements in students' exams 2015-10-29T08:25:11.400

13 What's the most effective way to introduce/motivate the anti-derivative of $\sec x$? 2016-01-17T23:05:44.610

13 Is there research for or against such an approach in teaching calculus? 2016-05-04T17:14:18.773

12 What are some activities/projects I can assign to calculus students from bio/chem/physics majors to specifically motivate their interest? 2014-04-01T02:31:43.533

12 Introducing the Lebesgue integral before Riemann's 2014-06-01T01:23:39.733