This is the first class of the semester. Students have been exploring reflective symmetry using movement and are now sharing their representations.
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Calculus 3 students reinvented the definition of directional derivative in their groups. Afterwards the students compare their different definitions in a whole class discussion. Trying to resolve the disagreement creates energy and curiosity in the classroom.
A whole class discussion in Calculus 3 about the classification of maxima, minima and saddle points.
The students were given the equation for D but had to find out themselves how to use this equation
to classify a critical point. All groups wrote several examples on the wrap around blackboards to use
as classification examples.
The teacher of this calculus 3 class start a discussion by admitting to now knowing the answer to a student's question.
A calculus 3 class grappling with the concept of double integrals. Notice how comfortable the students are in sharing their ideas, recognizing their mistakes and change their thinking.