Calculus is designed to offer students an understanding of the fundamental concepts of calculus and prepare them to take calculus in college. Topics include, but are not limited to, functions, derivatives, applications of the derivative, antiderivatives, and definite integrals. This class is for students that have successfully completed Pre-Calculus advanced or college Algebra with Trig. A scientific calculator is required for this course.
This 6-week 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.
Emmanuel Decena has 23 years of experience in education. He currently teaches Precalculus and Calculus Advanced classes at American Heritage School. This is his 7th year of teaching at American Heritage School, but he has experience teaching in public, virtual, and international schools as well. He has a MS in Education from Nova Southeastern University. His specialty is distilling complex math concepts into smaller parts that can be learned by students with different levels of math skills. He is pleased to have had some of his recent math students admitted to top schools such as Harvard, NYU, UCLA, and UPenn to name a few.
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.