Des-man: a Desmos Labs Project

Today, we’re thrilled to introduce a new project: Des-man, inspired by @fawnpnguyen’s eponymous blog post. Des-man is an opportunity for students to flex some creative muscles, draw hilarious faces with math, and learn about domain & range in the process. You can try it here: https://class.desmos.com/desman A quick step back before diving into the details: a… Continue reading Des-man: a Desmos Labs Project

Teacher Tales: Using Common Core? You need Desmos!

by Matt Owen, Algebra 1 and Physics Teacher at Lusher Charter School, New Orleans, LA Here are just a few of the ways I’ve used Desmos in my class along with the CCSS Math standards that apply. 1) Recognizing that graphing the functions f(x) = 3x - 4 and g(x) = 6 gives you the… Continue reading Teacher Tales: Using Common Core? You need Desmos!