The Geometer's Sketchpad® (Software)

Grade Levels: 3-12

Thank you for your interest in Geometer’s Sketchpad software.  As announced in July 2019, McGraw Hill no longer will provide Geometer’s Sketchpad software or Geometer’s Sketchpad licenses. 

About the Program

Thank you for your interest in Geometer’s Sketchpad software.  As announced in July 2019, McGraw Hill no longer will provide Geometer’s Sketchpad software or Geometer’s Sketchpad licenses. 

Effective July 1, 2020, further digital or technical support for Geometer’s Sketchpad software has been discontinued. McGraw Hill will concentrate on further technology developments to better support our customers with goal of ensuring our content and tools integrate seamlessly within your edtech ecosystem.   If there are further questions, please reference our FAQ .

If Geometer’s Sketchpad was provided with your K12 mathematics program or you have existing installed software, feel free to access online tutorials, tips, and activities below to support your use. 

Geometer’s Sketchpad Activity Modules are also available support your existing software installation.


Program Components

  • Exploring Plane and Solid Geometry in Grades 6-8 with The Geometer's Sketchpad
    Exploring Plane and Solid Geometry in Grades 6-8 with The Geometer's Sketchpad
  • Exploring Ratio, Proportion, and Probability, Grades 6-8, with The Geometer's Sketchpad
    Exploring Ratio, Proportion, and Probability, Grades 6-8, with The Geometer's Sketchpad
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Algebra 1
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Algebra 1
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Algebra 2
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Algebra 2
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Calculus
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Calculus
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Conic Sections
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Conic Sections
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Geometry
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Geometry
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Precalculus
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Exploring Precalculus
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 3-5, Exploring Geometry and Measurement
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 3-5, Exploring Geometry and Measurement
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 3-5, Exploring Number and Operations
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 3-5, Exploring Number and Operations
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 6-8, Exploring Expressions and Equations
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Grades 6-8, Exploring Expressions and Equations
  • The Geometer's Sketchpad, Pythagoras Plugged Proofs and Problems
    The Geometer's Sketchpad, Pythagoras Plugged Proofs and Problems
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Additional Details & Resources

Getting Started​

The Geometer’s Sketchpad is a powerful tool which is fun and effective for exploring math concepts. Increase engagement and understanding with tangible, visual math.​

If you are new to Geometer’s Sketchpad via ConnectED, here are some options to build familiarity with Sketchpad.

Sketchpad Tips​

Sketchpad Tips are a quick overview of Sketchpad’s tools and menu commands. Click the category below to open step-by-step directions and supporting visuals.

Free Activities

This library of classroom-ready activities and projects addresses a wide-range of mathematical topics. Each of these activities includes an overview, teaching notes, student worksheet, and sketches as needed.

Activity Modules

Current Geometer's Sketchpad Software users will find Sketchpad Activity Modules to be the perfect supplement to support hands-on learning in the classroom.


Elementary Level Modules

Elementary Activities explore concepts form numbers, operations, geometry, and measurements for students in Grades 3–5.

Activities to Purchase

Exploring Number and Operations in Grades 3–5
ISBN: 1604401923
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Exploring Geometry and Measurements in Grades 3–5
ISBN: 1604402202
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Middle School Level Modules

Activities for Grades 6–8 explore ratio, proportion, probability, equations, expressions, and geometry.

Activities to Purchase

Exploring Ratio, Proportion, & Probability in Grades 6–8
ISBN: 1604402288
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Exploring Expressions and Equations in Grades 6–8
ISBN: 1604402261
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Exploring Plane and Solid Geometry in Grades 6–8
ISBN: 160440227X
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Shape Makers: Developing Geometric Reasoning in Middle School
ISBN: 1604402806
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High School Level Modules

Transform teaching and learning of Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, and Calculus with activities designed to engage students

Activities to Purchase

Exploring Algebra 1
ISBN: 1604402210
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Exploring Geometry
ISBN: 1604402229
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Exploring Algebra 2
ISBN: 1604402237
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Exploring Precalculus
ISBN: 1604402245
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Exploring Calculus
ISBN: 1604402253
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Exploring Conic Sections
ISBN: 1604402776
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Rethinking Proof
ISBN: 1604402792
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Pythagoras Plugged Proofs and Problems for the Geometer's Sketchpad
ISBN: 1604402814
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