Calculus Bridge Honors
Calculus Bridge Honors
Grades 10 & up
The Calculus Bridge to AP class is an advanced 3-week course that will focus on Honors Calculus concepts for students preparing to enter Calculus AP in the Fall. This class is intended for students who have already been recommended into AP Calculus AB, new recommendations cannot be given through this course. Students will gain an edge by learning key Calculus concepts at the honors level during this “crash course" to help them perform better at the AP level. Topics covered in this course include Limits and Continuity, Differentiation rules, Derivative of functions, and Indefinite and Definite Integrals.
Honors level classes can expect more rigorous requirements for assignments and assessments.
Prerequisite: Recommendation in AP Calculus AB
This 3-week semester course is offered for first time credit, for credit grade replacement, or for non-credit enrichment in preparation for taking the course in the future. Please check with your school regarding credit from outside institutions.
Session 3B: 7/22/24 - 8/09/24 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) (EST) - 0.50 credit
3 weeks course
For 0.50 credit or audit the student should only take one session in one specified 3-week time period
meet Zachary Carfagno+
Zachary Carfagno has been teaching math at American Heritage School for ten years. He is a Co-chair of the Math Department and one of the coaches of our nationally recognized Math Competition Team. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University and has lived in South Florida for 25 years.
meet Adam Rubin+
Mr. Rubin has been teaching mathematics and physics for over 20 years. He started his teaching career teaching as an adjunct at a 2 year college after earning his B.S. in Mathematics and Physics. After completing his M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, he taught AP Calculus BC and physics at a large public school for almost 10 years. After many years of teaching, he decided to try something new and opened an exotic pet shop outside of Chicago, that he ran for almost seven years. After selling the pet store, he went back into teaching and taught at two different schools in the US and one in Jamaica, before returning to AHS, where he previously taught from 2014-2018.
Additional Course Information+
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times.