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General Resources

These pages provide resources and support for using The Geometer's Sketchpad to explore mathematics.

The Sketchpad Story

A brief history of the conception and development of The Geometer's Sketchpad and its use in educational settings around the world.

Classroom Activities

Information about classroom-ready Sketchpad activities, including freely downloadable activities, commercial activities in print, and links to other activity providers.

101 Project Ideas

Example projects from the activity book that accompanies Sketchpad.

Sketch Exchange

Sketchpad Sketch Exchange is your online community for sharing Sketchpad activities, tips, questions, and ideas.

Advanced Sketch Gallery

Downloadable sketches showcasing advanced mathematical topics and advanced sketch construction techniques, from Sketchpad authors around the world.

Sketchpad Explorer for iPad

Information, instructions,and credits for Sketchpad Explorer, the Sketchpad document explorer for iPad.

Sketchpad for TI Calculators

Information and links regarding Sketchpad for Texas Instruments' graphing calculators, including ordering information, sample sketches, and FAQs.

Recent Talks

Links to online versions of, and handouts to, recent Sketchpad presentations, talks, and workshops offered by members of the Sketchpad group at KCP Technologies and Key Curriculum Press.

User Groups

Reports from Sketchpad User Groups, which are held every year at the Joint Mathematics Meeting and the national conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


Books, reviews, activities, and research papers concerning Sketchpad and Dynamic Geometry.


Links to other sites discussing Sketchpad or presenting Dynamic Geometry activities, lessons, and ideas.