- High School
- Mature Technologies
- Middle School
- Presenting On-site at SSIS
Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Bryan has been teaching Mathematics and Science at international schools in the Shanghai region for well over a decade; first at SSIS in Suzhou followed by YCIS Shanghai Pudong. Bryan has always taken the approach that the use of technology enhances teaching and learning in the classroom. From the use of apps, simulations and Vernier data loggers, Bryan is always on the lookout for new trends and new opportunities. Bryan is also passionate about STEAM and the maker mindset, and serves as the co-chair of the YCIS Shanghai Pudong STEAMmaker development committee.
Desmos Activity Builder for online, hybrid and in-class learning activities
The pearl of the Desmos platform is the Activity Builder. Rich and meaningful online learning activities can be built for a variety of grade levels and subject areas. Bring your laptop to this introductory session and you’ll soon be developing your own activities in no time with options for multiple choice, matchups, ordered lists, free text response and embedded media. Teachers can view progress and control pacing and students can view classmate responses. Examples from a range of subjects and grade levels will be shared, alongside a list of resources to facilitate further exploration.