Desmos Activity Builder Workshop
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our previous MichMATYC Webinar on January 29 presented by Tuyetdong Phan-Yamada (California State University, Los Angeles) on “Interactive Tools for Virtual Learning”. If you happened to miss the webinar, a video recording and shared resources are available on our website.
Our next MichMATYC Webinar will be on Friday, February 26 from 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern presented by Julie Gunkelman titled Desmos Activity Builder Workshop.
Registration: You can sign up using the link http://bit.ly/DABworkshop
Wondering how to make your own Desmos Activity? This will be a hands-on session to learn how to write your own interactive slides to be used with your students. Some examples are below if you are not familiar with Desmos Activity Builder:
- Multiple Choice, Short Answer
- College Algebra Lesson; problems are in my course pack.
- Solving Linear Equations
- Transformations of Graphs
- Card Sort Activities
Julie Gunkelman is a mathematics faculty member at Oakland Community College’s Orchard Ridge Campus. She earned her Master of Arts in Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University and her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Michigan State University. Julie uses a variety of instructional techniques to create an active learning environment in her classes. Julie was awarded the MichMATYC Teaching Excellence Award in 2014 and was a finalist for the Faculty Innovation Award from the American Association of Community Colleges in 2018. Additionally, she served as the Professional Development Coordinator of AMATYC from 2016 through 2018. Julie is also currently serving as President-Elect of MichMATYC.