Teacher Review for Desmos

Excellent graphic calculator, interactive data visualization tool, and collaborative learning platform.

Andrew Z.
Classroom teacher
Junior High School 88 Peter Rouget
Brooklyn, United States
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My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
Desmos works excellently as a demonstration tool particularly because of its ability to animate graphic visualizations and interact with the user. Its new collaborative lessons are of a high level of quality and make for a fun, interactive experience for students with well thought-out, engaging questions.
My Take
Desmos is both user friendly and aesthetically pleasing which makes it an excellent tool for communicating data in a visually pleasing way. It is very intuitive to use but does require applicable background knowledge. It is not a self-guided learning platform for students, but rather a useful tool to aid in calculation and graphing that possesses an incredibly high functionality. I look forward to seeing the development of their collaborative, interactive lessons as they may be few but are quite rich.