Calculus AB

This course will be devoted to investigating the Big Ideas of Calculus

  • Limits
  • Derivatives
  • Integrals & the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Further, participants will experience the Mathematical Practices of AP Calculus as they work
through a packet of activities and labs for ready use in their own classroom. Of course, L’Hopital’s Rule, the only new topic to AB Calculus will also be covered.

  • Reasoning with definitions and theorems
  • Connecting concepts
  • Implementing algebraic/computational processes
  • Connecting multiple representations
  • Building notational fluency
  • Communicating

Here is a link to the Mathematical Practices for AP Calculus: There you will be able to download the Curriculum Framework document as well as find additional resources.


The faculty have been selected for their teaching expertise, creativity, innovations in teaching and experience with the AP* Program curriculum. All faculty members are endorsed and certified by the Middle Atlantic Regional Office of The College Board and have demonstrated a commitment to excellence that is second to none.


  • Classes are scheduled from Tuesday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Class check-in begins at 7 a.m. with as brief orientation at 7:20 a.m.
  • Participants receive a catered lunch Tuesday – Thursday.
  • Morning and afternoon coffee/snack breaks are provided each day.


Instructors encourage sharing among participants that will enhance the knowledge and skills of all participants for effective teaching. The opportunity to exchange and communicate with instructors and colleagues within the Middle Atlantic Region and beyond is a valued support resource for the entire school year.


Questions/concerns about your particular course can be addressed by going to course description and clicking on the instructor’s name. You will then be able to e-mail the instructor. Any problems call the Lewes AP* Summer Institute office at 302-644-0277.

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