Have you ever thought how much cooler a worksheet or textbook could be if the pictures could move and respond to your students? What if students could “play” with graphs and quickly see what changing a single component would do to a graph (such as changing the b in y =mx+b)? Desmos is user friendly and thoughtfully uses color and layout in ways that support students’ understanding.
This link will take you to the graphing calculator, a great resource alone:
You will also find many creative teachers using Desmos. To tap their ideas for classroom activities using this resource, check out this site:
The following article provides more information about the resource, how teachers are using it, and how it might be used to get the most out of student interaction: