**Desmos “Top 5” Handout** – share for Desmos beginners

**Desmos Bingo** – Created by Michael Fenton and the Twitter Math Camp crew. Progress through, beginner, advanced and legend tasks. Great for school PD!

**Desmos Bank** – teacher-created Desmos links. Searchable by subject and topic. Thanks to Jed Butler for creating this excellent resource.

**learn.desmos.com** – new to the Desmos game, or looking to sharpen your skills? This is your one-stop shop of hints, ideas, and activities. Use the resources to run your own self-directed PD session.

**teacher.desmos.com** – try Desmos-created activities with your class. The famous Penny Cirlce, Function Carnival and Polygraphs. Then try your hand at making your own with the new **activity builder**. Here are a few activities I have used in my classes, from algebra 1 through statistics. To experience them as a student click the “as a student” link, or “steal” them using the links I’ve provided and edit them as you see fit. Enjoy!

Mean, Median and Variability: participate as a student

Properties of Quadratic Functions: participate as a student

Discovering Linear Inequalities: participate as a student

Building Rational Functions: participate as a student

Comparing Distributions by Center and Variability: participate as a student

Kohl’s Cash! (step functions): participate as a student

Ready for 9th Grade? (I use this on day 1 to assess student skills): participate as a student

Wild About Absolute Value: participate as a student

Expressing Number Patterns (arithmetic sequences): participate as a student

Mean, Median and Variability: participate as a student

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines: participate as a student

**ACTIVITIES FOR AP STATISTICS:** I use “The Practice of Statistics” 4e.

Describing Distributions, chapter 1

Shape and Measures of Center, chapter 1/2

Normal Distribution Practice, chapter 2

Ogives and Percentiles, chapter 2

Correlation and LSRL’s, chapter 3

Regression and Mini-Tab Output, chapter 3

Probability and 2-Way Tables, chapter 5

Practice with Binomial Probability, chapter 6

Sampling Distributions, textbook questions recap, chapter 7

Matched-Pairs Hypothesis Testing, chapter 10

A collection of links I have created for and used in my classroom, featuring the Desmos online graphing calculator: https://www.desmos.com/. Many of these are simple demonstrations you can use in classroom lessons. I often share them with students on Edmodo to have students follow along with flipped videos, or to allow students to recap ideas we have learned.

**Looking forward to populating this further! Contact me if you have any links to add and share, or if there is anything you would like to see.**

AP Statistics lessons – here is a blog post which explains how to include these lessons in your stats course.

Binomial Probability Distribution

Explaining the Coefficient of Determination

Influential Points – observe the influence of points on the LSRL.

Focus / Directrix of a parabola, by @greenkirill

Graphs of logarithmic functions

Parametric Equation Intro with Worksheet

Parametric Equations – Is Cowboys Stadium Scoreboard Too Low?

Factoring the difference of perfect cubes

Piecewise function example, with slider

Gradient Correlation – I have no idea what the significance of this is…but give it to your students and let them play.

Fireworks! by the Desmos team

VIDEOS!

Conic Sections Project – thanks to the Desmos crew for the awesome editing job.

Desmos Learning Session

**TUTORIALS**

**DOMAIN RESTRICTIONS AND PIECEWISE FUNCTIONS**

**INVESTIGATING INEQUALITIES**

**REGRESSIONS – BASIC**

**BUILDING “MATCH MY FUNCTION”**

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THIS is awesome. I have just discovered the desmos regression and am really excited to have your video tutorial to pass off to the Algebra 1 teacher. Incredibly helpful. Thank you!

All of this is amazing. May I “borrow” some of this (giving you credit, of course) for an intro to Desmos to a bunch of middle school and high school teachers?

Absolutely. It’s all there for free use and sharing. Also, look up Michael Fenton’s blog – a great place to get started for new Desmos users

Hi Bob. Thanks for providing tons of valuable infos on Desmos. A few weeks ago, we have had the fun to pull out two comprehensive guides on Desmos: one on Graphing and Computing, and the other one on Computational Sketching (where we drew our Redditbots using 219 equations/inequalities). Who knows, but there is another one coming up about fancy applications as well. 🙂

Cheers,

Thomas