Most of the videos below are designed to be quick and to the point. To learn more, see the Desmos official training site, learn.desmos.com.
Go to teacher.desmos.com to find an activity, or click below for a list of potential activities for your content area.
Implementing an Activity
Create Class Code & Open Dashboard
Sign in with Google and click “Create Class Code.” Then, click “View Dashboard” to open activity and share code with students.
Anonymize student names by clicking the “Anonymize” button. This is helpful to display student work without fear of embarrassment.
It’s helpful to complete the activity yourself before class to anticipate when to lock kids into screens or give more freedom to move ahead.
Use the summary tab to view student progress and make decisions about what teacher moves to make.
Use the teacher tab to see individual responses and a summary of responses for each screen. The snapshot feature is outstanding in this tab. Read below to see more!
Use the student tab to see the view the students have on their computers.
Watch this detailed overview of the vision behind snapshots. Read the 5 Practices book for more!
Use snapshots to display work in order to generate class discussion. This can also be useful for analyzing errors.
Adding Snapshots from Phone
See something off the screen you want to display? Send a magic link to your phone!
Create Your Own Activity
Want to create your own? Go to learn.desmos.com/create for a detailed breakdown.