New Features

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

  • Go ahead and construct 'til your heart's content! You can now save constructions at
  • We're working on updates to a new teacher dashboard at Give it a try - we'd love your feedback.
  • Solving simple single variable equations has been deprecated.

June 2017

April 2017

March 2017

  • Text and math type can now co-exist in Activity Builder. Hooray!

February 2017

  • Using Teacher Pacing, teachers can now restrict students to multiple screens.

January 2017

December 2016

  • You can now import a graph into an Activity Builder activity by copying and pasting the url into the first expression line of a graph component. 

November 2016

  • Videos in Activity Builder - Play, pause, and more with the addition of videos in our classroom activities.

  • We've added a Multiple Choice option for Activity Builder activities. 

October 2016

  • iOS App Updates - including limits and parametric domain restriction updates.

September 2016

  • Teacher Pacing and Pause - Ring in the school year with our newest additions to the teacher dashboard. Find out what we love about these features. 

  • Classcode Screen - Simply open the dashboard and the student instructions will automatically be projected. 

August 2016

  • Teacher Account Settings - We've added the ability to update your username, reset your password, and email subscription preferences. Head over to and click on your username in the upper right hand corner.  


July 2016

  • - We given our teacher site received quite a facelift including the addition of bookmarks, bundles (!), and the brand new Desmos Labs.

June 2016

  • Calculator Colors - We've upgraded the current color palette in the graphing calculator to be bolder and even more beautiful. 

  •  iOS updates - Download our latest and greatest version of the Desmos Graphing Calculator app from the App Store.

May 2016

  • Sketch - Have students record their informal thinking with our newest component. Check out one way to use it in one of our Desmos Teaching Faculty's newest activities, Sketchy Graphs.

  • Hide Students - By popular demand! You can now hide unruly students from the teacher dashboard and find the account information associated with each student. 

April 2016

  • Integrals - The wait is over. Integrals are officially live. 


March 2016

  • Tips for Teachers - Give the gift of context to your fellow teachers. It's now possible to view screen-by-screen advice from the original author of activities in Activity Builder. You can also add tips for other teachers to your own authored activities.

  • Math Text - It's now possible to format math text in Activity Builder. Say goodbye to ^ and hello to actual exponents!


February 2016


January 2016 

  • Copy Previous - You can now carry student graph work forward in Activity Builder. Use it to have students reflect on their work or make changes later in the lesson - the possibilities are endless! Learn more about the feature with our copy previous support page.

  • Invisible Folders - Hide folders from students in Activity Builder graph screens. Check out an example of its implementation in our updated Match My Line activity or our graph screen support page.

  • Graph Exhibits - Graphs can be now be added to question and text screens in Activity Builder


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    Chris McKinney

    This sucks! There's no negative symbol!

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    Use the subtract sign

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