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Topic: AP Calculus Question
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AP Calculus Question
Posted: Oct 9, 2013 6:07 PM
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Hi. I know many of you are busy and overwhelmed with the Common Core so I do appreciate input or advice.

I was wondering under what circumstances do other NY schools allow students to take Algebra 2 Trig , skip a Pre Calculus course, and take AP Calculus either as a junior or senior? My school offers 2 different Pre Calculus ( I teach the IB one) course so there is a math course students can take that really prepares students for advanced algebra and allow them to take AP Calc in their senior year. There seems to be a debate at my school and, as a pre calculus teacher, I am on the loosing end of it . I tend to worry often, but with the Common Core, won't their be gaps in concepts (such as Trigonometry) to prepare students for the rigor of Calculus. Thanks for your input!
Luisa Duerr
Binghamton High School
an IB Diploma School

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