created a fully functional, browser-based graphing calculator. The calculator performs all of the functions you would expect to see in a graphing calculator with a couple of extras that you don't find in typical graphing calculators. Desmos allows you to share your equations and graphs through a Bit.ly link. Desmos graphs your equations as you type them and redraws them as you alter your equations.
As a college president, I ask students and graduates what are we doing correctly and what can we improve upon. The typical responses to how we can improve are not surprising — more parking and more financial aid (often in that order). Lately the most common answer from recent graduates as to how we can improve has been surprising — more education about financial literacy and the practical aspects of living in today’s world.
I am a ICT/social media for teaching and learning activist, teacher trainer, maths enthusiast (taught maths for many years) and compulsive obsessive lifelong learner working hard to make the world a better connected place....
I am currently working on a mobile roll-out research project looking at how we can use mobile technologies to improve teaching and learning in rural contexts.