The emphasis of Wade H. Sherard III's career has been on the teaching of mathematics and the preparation of teachers of mathematics. He has presented more than 90 workshops and sessions for teachers at national, regional, state, and local mathematics education conferences. He has published 13 books of supplementary mathematics materials for students and teachers as well as a variety of articles in the journal Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

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Integrated Precalc/Calc I

Introduction to the theory and methods of differential calculus. Topics include functions, graphs, limits, continuity and derivatives. May not be enrolled on a pass-fail basis.


Integrated Precalc/Calc II

Introduction to applications of the derivative and the theory and applications of the definite integral. Topics include: trigonometric functions and their derivatives, applications of derivatives, antiderivatives, the definite integral and applications of the integral.


Analytic Geometry/Calculus I

First course in the standard calculus sequence. Introduction to the theory, methods, and applications of differential calculus and an introduction to the definite integral. Topics include: algebraic and trigonometric functions, limits and continuity, rules for differentiation, applications of the derivative, antiderivatives, and the definition and basic properties of the definite integral.


Analytic Geometry/Calculus II

The second course in the standard calculus sequence. An introduction to the logarithmic and exponential functions, the applications of the definite integral, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, numerical methods, and infinite series.


Math for Elem School Tchrs I

Problem solving and mathematical reasoning; sets and set operations; functions; numeration systems; the systems of whole numbers, integers, and rational numbers; algorithms; mental computation; elementary number theory; teaching strategies, materials, and technologies for these topics in grades pre K-6.


Math for Elem School Tchrs II

Decimals and percents; elementary probability; descriptive statistics; geometry of shapes in two and three dimensions; congruence and similarity; measurement; geometric transformations; teaching strategies, materials, and technologies for these topics in grades pre K-6 and field-based experiences in area schools.

Wade H. Sherard III is currently serving as a member of the Educational Materials Committee for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has previously worked for 11 years in various capacities for the NCTM journal Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

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