# Calculus

## Here is the Backside of #Gamification

Well into the the Quest to become Calculus Gods, its time to show how things are working behind the scenes…Most of this information can be found here: http://haselcalc.wikispaces.com/ Over the summer I tried really hard to come up with different things for the students to purchase.  Here is a list of …

## Boss Fighting and Other #Gamification Thoughts

The quest that is Calculus in my classroom this year has really started to turn interesting. Students have officially moved into that space where teachers can start to feel uncomfortable – they are all over the place! I have students blazing through Quest 3A others scheduling their Quest 2 Boss …

## Those Darn Limits!

Calculus this week, we continue with trying to figure out how to solve those darn limits. It’s been a struggle for the students to figure out a consistent way to understand what the limit process means. Finding out you are investigating a graph as you approach specific x-values and not about …

## An Open Letter to My New Students and Parents!

Hello Moms, Dads, and Guardians!  Greeting Students! I want to let you know how excited I am that I will be your PreAP Precalculus or Calculus teacher this year.  I have been hard at work all summer planning out the super great things that we are going to do and …

## Get Ready, Get Set, GO GAMIFY!

If you have been following this blog over the past couple of months, then you know that I have been taking the step towards gamifying my calculus classes this school year.  I am really excited about this, but also really nervous.  One of the biggest reasons for my excitement is …

## I Need Your Help!

I have posted on Twitter a couple of times – but wanted to create a little bit more permanent way to share what I have been working on this summer. So here are the links to my school #edtech PD website and my #gamefication of Calculus.  Both of these are skeleton …

## Back at IT!

So the school year is off and running again, wow!  Where did the summer go!!  Now that my summer is in the review mirror and my school year is the interstate in front of me, its time to put my focus back on the kids.  The question that I have …