USING A DESMOS CALCULATOR

as a Teaching Tool in the 7th-12th grade math classroom.

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Workshop Description & Overview

AUDIENCE: 7th - 12th Grade Math Teachers at an Introductory to Intermediate Desmos Level


Are you looking for training in using the Desmos online calculator as a classroom resource?

~This training will allow teachers to explore the many facets of the calculator and learn how to use some of the new and updated features.

~We will share best practices on how to use the tool effectively in the classroom and how to prepare students to use the tool in a testing atmosphere.

~We will also spend a portion of the time looking into the Desmos activity builder and Desmos geometry tools.

~Teachers will leave with more experience and several resources to immediately use in the classoom.

Participants Should Bring Their Own Laptop or Chromebook to the Session!

EVENT DETAILS

Date: September 26, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early to Sign-In & Find Your Seat)

Location: Bellefontaine High School - Distance Learning Center, 555 East Lake Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

Lunch: On Your Own (one hour)

Contact Hours: 5.5

Costs/Registration Fees:

$0 - No Cost to Curriculum Team Districts: Districts purchasing presenter contract (i.e. Curriculum Team Districts) may attend at no cost


  • The following is a list of "Curriculum Team" districts for the 2019-2020 school year: Ada, Botkins, Fairlawn, Hardin-Houston, Jackson Center, Riverside, Upper Scioto Valley, Ridgemont, Kenton City Schools, and Sidney City Schools


$75 for districts not listed above from Hardin, Shelby, or Logan counties, Boards of DD, and Career Centers.


$105 for school districts outside of the above counties or other agencies/non-profits.


If you have questions about fees or the registration process, please contact Kim Leach at kleach@mresc.org

Meet our Presenter

peaker: Robert Batty. Curriculum Director & Mathematics Content Specialist, MRESC


Background: Bob is excited to be joining the curriculum team at the Midwest Regional ESC. He taught for 18 years in a high school math classroom and has three years of experience as math curriculum specialist. Bob is an active member of the Dayton Area Math Teachers Circle, The ODE network of regional Leaders, and the Ohio Council of Teachers of mathematics where he currently serves as the nominations committee chair.


Bob earned his bachelor’s in math education from Miami University. He later earned a master’s of arts in teaching mathematics from the University of Cincinnati and finished his principals licensure at Indiana Wesleyan University. He and his family reside in the Versailles area.

Registration Deadline

September 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

ATTENTION TO DETAILS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Thursday, Sep. 26th, 8:30am-3pm

Bellefontaine High School - Distance Learning Center, 555 East Lake Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to each session to complete the check-in process. Please enter through the main entrance and check-in with the Office before proceeding to the second floor multi-purpose room.


Food & Beverage: Bottled water and assorted breakfast bars will be available at the beginning of the session. While coffee or other food will not be served, participants are free to bring snack items for themselves or to share with the group. Please plan accordingly…..


What You Should Bring? Participants should bring a laptop, note taking materials, and writing utensils with them to the session.


Our Cancellation Policy - Cancellations must be received 15 days prior to the event. Cancellations received outside of this policy will not be accepted. Attendees and/or employing districts will be billed accordingly.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.