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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Success Modeling Success Success happens when you have the correct … Beliefs e.g. Mistake = Focused Learning Mental Syntax e.g. How do I think about this? Physiology e.g. Posture, Alertness, REM Tony Robbins – Unlimited Power Add your own Im not an expert + attitudes + History

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Gutterball Have you ever gone bowling? … and were doing well … and would be happy with anything … as long as it wasnt a gutter ball? What happened?

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Gutterball Learn about your brain … Part of your brain thinks in pictures This visualization is extremely powerful But there are no negations Picture a gutter ball … even thinking NOT THIS Will frequently result in a gutter ball So … positive pictures only PLEASE!

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 No Spectators Allowed! Once upon a time there were 3 groups of mice * the seniors got to go home with the researchers and play with the kids and the toys * the juniors got to go home … but stayed in cages and watched all the playing * the sophomores stayed in the lab Which mice were the smartest?

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 No Spectators Allowed! To Learn Mathematics Is to Re-Invent it YOURSELF Very interesting experiment from the early 1950s Playing mice the smartest BY FAR The watching mice ( with similar mental stimulation ) were slightly better off than lab mice The moral: Learning (connections between neurons) happens when you are actively engaged Marian Diamond – Learning Trees of the Mind

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Homework expectations and help! A few comments - 1 College classes typically … … meet 3-4 hours per week and … expect 2-3 hours of homework (really home study) for each hour in class SO you owe me 5-6 hours a week! … Plan for it now, and see the effects of consistent effort ap-calc-08.wikispaces.com online learning community – join now (to post/edit) created by me so help me learn what you need there are a lot of links on the Internet. See the wiki for a set of links to try first. And if you find a good one, share it!

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Pretty cheap training © 2008-2009, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Importance A few comments - 2 study teams strongly recommended … by students last year … by other teachers of AP Calculus … talking about YOUR understanding is a great way to understand better http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2006/02.23/05-ap.html Harvard University study … AP courses are NOT a good predictor of college success … Best single predictor: mathematical fluency (at least for sciences ….) exercises vs. problems – practice vs. learning

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Pretty cheap training © 2008, Bob Wilder AP Calculus – Day 1 Homework two main uses for homework … show me how you are doing … useful for review Therefore … upper left: section in book; pages and problem numbers … center: how many points the homework is in total … upper right: name; date; period Number each problem, and write out question - not necessarily verbatim - so that it is easy to review and study from I wont be entering a grade for each one, though I MUST SEE WORK bald answers will cause your homework to be rejected

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