AP resources are designed to support all students and teachers—with daily instruction, practice, and feedback to help cover and connect content and skills—in any learning environment.
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- Made for any learning environment, AP teachers can assign these short videos on every topic and skill as homework alongside topic questions, warm-ups, lectures, reviews, and more.
- AP students can also access videos on their own for additional support.
- Videos for units 1–8 are available in AP Classroom, on your Course Resources page under the videos tab for each unit.
AP Daily Instructors
Expert AP teachers across the country can support your course virtually:
- Lead teacher: Mark Kiraly, Billy Ryan High School, Denton, Texas
- Jerome White, Lusher Charter School, New Orleans, La.
- Virge Cornelius, Lafayette High School, Oxford, Miss.
- Vicki Carter, West Florence High School, Florence, S.C.
- Sarah Stecher, East Kentwood High School, Kentwood, Mich.
- Mark Howell, Gonzaga College High School, Washington, D.C.
- Teresita Lemus, School for Advanced Studies, West Campus, Miami, Fla.
- Tanya Hickson, Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School of the Medical Arts, Jacksonville, Fla.
Higher Education Faculty Lecturers
Supplement your instruction with 30-minute videos on each unit hosted by college or university professors. Guest lecturers include:
- Tracy Bibelnieks, University of Minnesota, Duluth
- Michael Boardman, Pacific University
- Maegan Bos, St. Lawrence University
- Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
- Julie Clark, Hollins University
- Stephen Davis, Davidson College
- Tom Dick, Oregon State University
- Oscar Fernández, Wellesley College
- Mark Howell, Gonzaga College
- Stephen Kokoska, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
- Kristy Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College
- James Sellers, University of Minnesota
Sign in to AP Classroom and explore these resources:
- AP Daily videos are short, searchable instructional segments you can:
- Assign to students before or after class to maximize time for discussion.
- Assign alongside topic questions to address misunderstandings.
- Encourage students to take advantage of on their own, on mobile devices or computers.
- Track to see which students are watching each video in each class.
- Topic questions are formative questions to check student understanding as you teach. Assign topic questions to reveal student misunderstandings and target your lessons.
- Progress checks help you gauge student knowledge and skills for each unit through:
- multiple-choice questions with rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers, and
- free-response questions with scoring guides to help you evaluate student work.
- My Reports highlights progress for every student and class across AP units.
- The question bank is a searchable database of real AP questions. You can:
- find topic questions and practice exam questions, indexed by content and skills.
- search for any question, passage, or stimulus by text or keyword.
- create custom quizzes that can be assigned online or on paper.
- Share real-time strategies, ask questions, and collaborate with teachers worldwide.
- Search, add, and rate teacher resources with your peers in the resource library.
- Daily or weekly digests help you keep up with your community, wherever you are. Select all discussions or just the topics and discussion threads you choose to follow. You can also reply to discussion posts through email.
Additional Resources for AP Calculus AB
From Your AP Colleagues
Try This! Calculus Teaching TipsAn article detailing activities to use in your calculus classroom. Although this article does not reflect the 2019-20 updates, it remains a helpful resource. The Instructional Approaches section of the CED includes many research-based instructional strategies aligned to course skills.
Beginning the Year with Local Linearity
Differentiability of Piecewise Defined Functions
Seeing Is Believing
Why We Use Theorem in Calculus
Frozen in Time
Calculus at the Battle of TrafalgarThis article applies calculus to the naval strategy used at the Battle of Trafalgar.
AP Calculus: Slope FieldsAn article on how a teacher introduces slope fields in her classroom.
The Domain of Solutions to Differential Equations
Don't Forget the Differential Equation: Finishing 2005 BC4
Exploring the FTC from Numerical and Graphical Points of View with the TI-89
Examples of Calculator ErrorsSix examples that illustrate common calculator errors and the importance of questioning calculator results.
AP Calculus: Use of Graphing CalculatorsInformation about using graphing calculators on the AP Calculus Exams.
AP Exam Electronic Study Cards
The Immortal L'Hospital
A Calculus Student Reads the Newspaper
Residue of Calculus: Learning That Lasts
The Mathematical Puzzles of Benjamin BannekerAn article on the famous self-taught mathematician’s puzzles and how one teacher used them at his school.
Women and Mathematics: Stereotypes, Identity, and AchievementAn experimental social psychologist’s results from studying the gender disparity in quantitative fields.
Do Cubes and Squares Have the Same Properties as Spheres and Circles?
Milestones for Women in Science
Teaching with Einstein