Teacher Review for Desmos

Great way for students to explore!

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My Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
How I Use It
This product is excellent for demonstrating the parts of equations and what can be done to manipulate them, such as what makes the graph expand? stretch? flip? rotate? What does sin look like? cosine? tangent? etc. It worked very well for teaching basic equations, for teaching what the graph looks like in relation to each equation. This site aids students with graph identification and recognition.
My Take
This product is simple, easy, and accessible to all students. It is free and can be accessed at home to help students with homework and studying, as well as during class for class discussion and class content exploration. This site is great for teaching introduction to Calculus, specifically.