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Desmos Classroom

Bj Sneed, Daniel Schwarz, Michell Eike | Published: November 17th, 2020 by K20 Center


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Desmos Classroom

Looking for math-notation-friendly activities or digital activities for any content area? Desmos Classroom has premade activities and lessons, and you can create your own or modify one you find.

Desmos Classroom


Desmos Classroom is a web-based software application that provides free access to digital activities such as card sorts, interactive math graphs, etc.


  1. Go to

  2. Log in or create an account.

  3. Find or create an activity. To find an activity, click "Featured Collections" in the left column, or use the search box at the top. To create an activity, click "Custom Activities" in the left column.

  4. Once you have selected an activity, create a single session code. To do this, click the arrow next to the word "Assign," and then select "Single Session Code." Follow the prompts, and make a few preference selections.

  5. Share the session code with your students.

  6. Direct students to go to and enter the session code. (If you want students to be able to save their work on an activity, they will need a Google or Desmos account. If not, they do not need an account.)

For more detailed information about Desmos Classroom features and how-to tips, check out our tutorial:

Desmos Classroom. (2022). Welcome to Desmos Classroom.