The Geometer’s Sketchpad® is the world’s leading software for teaching mathematics. Sketchpad® gives students at all levels—from third grade through college—a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding, and achievement. Make math more meaningful and memorable using Sketchpad.
Elementary students can manipulate dynamic models of fractions, number lines, and geometric patterns. Middle school students can build their readiness for algebra by exploring ratio and proportion, rate of change, and functional relationships through numeric, tabular, and graphical representations. And high school students can use Sketchpad to construct and transform geometric shapes and functions—from linear to trigonometric—promoting deep understanding.
Sketchpad is the optimal tool for interactive whiteboards. Teachers can use it daily to illustrate and illuminate mathematical ideas. Classroom-tested activities are accompanied by presentation sketches and detailed teacher notes, which provide suggestions for use by teachers as a demonstration tool or for use by students in a computer lab or on laptops.
Click the Try It button above to download the free trial version of Sketchpad, which allows you to preview the software for 20-minute sessions.
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“Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad in my classroom has brought cohesiveness to the curriculum, connecting concepts in algebra, geometry, and beyond. This has encouraged the students to seek out the meaning behind the math.”—Kelly Anne Stidham, Conner High School, Hebron, KY
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