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The Geometer's Sketchpad® Version 5

Empower Teachers

Sketchpad gives teachers the tools to:

  • Help students grasp concepts in elementary and middle-school mathematics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, and calculus
  • Create worksheets, exams, and reports by exporting figures and measurements to spreadsheets, word processors, other drawing programs, and the Internet
  • Demonstrate concepts using Sketchpad with an overhead projector or classroom computer, and assign individual projects in a computer lab 
  • Get quickly up to speed with an easy user interface
  • Archive work, create electronic portfolios and presentations, develop curriculum, and design activities with multi-page documents
  • Integrate web-based resources into Sketchpad activities and publish “live” activities on the Internet
  • Use enhanced color and graphics options to highlight objects, create striking visual displays, embed mathematical text into constructions, and style text
  • Provide interventions in a novel, appealing, and accessible format
  • Energize any subject in the mathematical curriculum from third grade through college