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Mathematica for the Calculus Classroom

Estimated Time: 27 min

Course Level: Beginner


Mathematica is the educational software standard for the first-year calculus classroom, allowing students to visualize concepts and develop skills essential for other STEM classes. This video demonstrates easy ways to integrate interactive activities, visualizations and other teaching tools into first-year calculus lessons with the use of Wolfram technologies. Learn how natural language input, a predictive interface and point-and-click palettes allow students to begin using Mathematica and the Wolfram Language without learning syntax.

Featured Products & Technologies: Mathematica, Wolfram Language

You'll Learn To

  • Engage students and enhance learning with interactive visualizations
  • Go beyond formula memorization
  • Focus on the big picture by emphasizing analysis and critical thinking
  • Help students of different abilities and learning styles
  • Relate calculus to practical problems with access to real-world data
  • Locate relevant Wolfram Demonstrations, textbooks and other teaching resources