Schools started closing around the United States and we added a lot of new features and content to support teachers. (For more, see learn.desmos.com/coronavirus.)
- We released Written Feedback as a beta.
- You can embed a scientific calculator in activities.
- We created collections of distance-friendly activities.
- You can copy and paste screens from other people's activities straight from the preview.
- We created a set of "Starter Screens" to help you get your own activities started.
- Sort options in the dashboard! You can now sort student names by the time they entered the activity, by their name, or randomly.
- Desmos Test Mode is now available for Android!
- New activity releases!
- We added SVG export to our graphing calculator!
- Student activities now have a fancy new design!
- We released new activities!
- We released Turtle Crossing.
- Check out our upgrades to collections, including a whole bunch of middle school statistics activities.
- We released Parallel Lines – an activity that asks students to notice patterns in parallel lines.
- We added Spearman's rank coefficient to the graphing calculator.
- We released three new fantastic activities:
- Students can now upload images into full-screen graphs in Activity Builder. (This will be extremely useful for all of you folks who assign graph art projects!)
- We made major re-designs to our Transformation Golf activity!
- We added a new animation mode – "play indefinitely."
- We released the newest version of our API.
- You can now follow other people's collections!
- Utah and Iowa include Desmos on their state math exam.
- We released an Ordered List component for Activity Builder.
- We released Collections! Teachers can now create collections of their favorite activities.
- We released Photo Snapshots! Teachers can add photos from their cameraphone to the snapshots gallery.
- Our embosser exports to both 11 x 11 and 8.5 x 11 paper sizes. Happy embossing!
- We released support for statistics!
- You can now paste in data sets with 1,000 rows!
- Now we have export options for embossers for teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired.
- We released a secure test-mode app so students can use our graphing calculator on in-class tests! [iOS, Android]
- We updated our teacher tips to include new categories: Teacher Moves, Sample Responses, and Student Supports.
- We released an app for our scientific calculator for iOS, Android, and wait for it wait for it are you still waiting, Kindle!
- Images are bigger in Activity Builder when they're the only element on the screen.
- Our testing page now includes information for North Carolina and Virginia.
- You can now use variables in slider parameters.
- You can now specify label position on points.
- Card Sort for everyone! Card Sorts are no longer an opt-in feature in labs, but available by default in our editor.
- New sinks added for expression inputs and table cells.
- Italian and Thai translations are complete in the graphing calculator.
- You now have access to our Computation Layer scripting language for Activity Builder, which until this point has been private. (More here.)
- We released transformation tools for our geometry tool. (More here.)
- Our iOS app supports iOS 9 again.
- You can now place images above graphs in the calculator.
- Our class codes now have six characters instead of four. We also make your class codes inactive after six months. (You can re-activate them if you need to – no problem.) This is all an effort at reducing the odds someone will stumble into your Desmos activity and your students' data.
- Our calculator is 100% translated into Ukrainian.
- We added Louisiana to our testing page because you'll now find the Desmos calculators on their state test.
- Bug fixes for our iOS app.
- Polygons added to the graphing calculator. (Check it!)
- Settings menu in our Four Function and Scientific calculators, including modes for projectors, Braille, and reverse contrast.
- Braille support for our Four Function and Scientific calculators.
- Polygons in Geometry.
- Upgrades and bug fixes for printing in the Graphing Calculator.
- We updated styling options for expression list items.
- iOS & Android app updates released.
- Is Desmos on your test?
- New activities: The Fraction Challenge and The Decimal Challenge.
- We updated two activities with our latest Challenge Creator technology: Pomegraphit and Land the Plane.
- We added a quartile function to our graphing calculator.
- You can randomize the options in multiple choice questions in Activity Builder.
- Now you can change the font size on point labels.
- Go ahead and rotate images in the graphing calculator.
- Now you can re-size the expression list in our calculator.
- Our geometry tool now has angle measures.
- If you edit an activity, we'll post a notice in your list of class codes so you know which ones belong to the older version.
- We released three new activities: Parabola Slalom, Match My Picture [blog post], and Translations with Coordinates.
- We developed a new feature called Challenge Creator, which lets students to create challenges for other students. We added it to three activities – Parabola Slalom, Laser Challenge, and Point Collector: Lines – with many more to come.
- We upgraded our entire activity pool to offer more automatic feedback to teachers.
- We released our hot new free activity: Transformation Golf. (Behind the scenes.)
- We've made usability and performance updates to our iPad Test Mode app.
- Our new teacher dashboard is officially released!
- Go ahead and construct 'til your heart's content! You can now save constructions at desmos.com/geometry.
- We're working on updates to a new teacher dashboard at teacher.desmos.com. Give it a try - we'd love your feedback.
- Solving simple single variable equations has been deprecated.
- Dynamic labeling is here!
- Lists can be used to define locations of images.
- Text and math type can now co-exist in Activity Builder. Hooray!
- Using Teacher Pacing, teachers can now restrict students to multiple screens.
- 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.
- 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.
- iOS App Updates - including limits and parametric domain restriction updates.
- 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.
- Teacher Account Settings - We've added the ability to update your username, reset your password, and email subscription preferences. Head over to teacher.desmos.com and click on your username in the upper right hand corner.
- teacher.desmos.com - We given our teacher site received quite a facelift including the addition of bookmarks, bundles (!), and the brand new Desmos Labs.
- 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.
- 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.
- Offline Test Mode (Chrome App) - We've launched our newest addition to the Desmos family. Desmos Test Mode is now available on desktop devices that support the Google Chrome Browser.
- Student Side Math Text - Student math responses can now be automatically formatted to beautiful math type.
- Integrals - The wait is over. Integrals are officially live.
- 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!
- Anonymize Student List - We've added the ability to anonymize your student list. Click the Anonymous Icon and your class list will show a list of famous mathematician names (only available in Activity Builder).
- Student Preview - You can now preview a student screen in the teacher dashboard. Try it out when discussing a question screen with students or exploring a graph together!
- New Activities - Fresh crop of activities have been added to the search pool: Who's Faster, Roll the Dice, Intro to Rational Functions, String Art 2.0, and Modeling Perimeter and Area.
- 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 teacher.desmos.com graph screen support page.
- Graph Exhibits - Graphs can be now be added to question and text screens in Activity Builder