The Dynamic Worksheet Editor

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What is an Online Dynamic Worksheet

A Dynamic Worksheet is an interactive (online) worksheet that may consist of Text elements, GeoGebra Applets, Videos, and Images organized in a flexible layout.

Our Online Worksheet Editor allows you to easily create a Dynamic Worksheet online. Just go to www.geogebra.org and sign in to your GeoGebra Account in order to get started.

Note: You can also create a Dynamic Worksheet directly in the GeoGebraBook Editor.

Create a Dynamic Worksheet Online

On the main page of GeoGebra go to My Materials and click on the button Button-new worksheet.png in order to start creating a Dynamic Worksheet. You may now enter a Name for your Dynamic Worksheet and insert some of the following elements in a user-defined order by selecting the element type from the provided list.

Insert Element.png

Insert Text

Click on the button Button-Add-Element.png and select Button-Text.png from the list of available worksheet elements.

Insert Text Element
In the appearing text dialog you may fill in a Title for this text element (e.g., Description, Instructions, Tasks) and enter the corresponding text. The dialog window provides the following options to enhance your text element:

  • Formatting Style: Format your text (e.g., change font style and size, alignment, create lists)
  • MATH: Insert mathematical formulas, which may include mathematical symbols (e.g., Greek letters, operators, arrows).
  • ICONS: Insert GeoGebra Tool icons.

Click Button-Done.png in order to save your text and insert the text element into your Dynamic Worksheet.

Note: You may edit a text element later on by clicking on the Edit Menu-edit.svg icon, which appears if you move your mouse over the text element.


Edit Text Element
If you move your mouse over a text element, you can select one of the following options by clicking on the corresponding icon in the right upper corner of your text element.

  • Add Information Add-Information.png: Enter some additional explanation for your students, which might help them while working on the Dynamic Worksheet”.
  • Edit Menu-edit.svg: Open the text element editor and edit the text.
  • Copy Menu-edit-copy.svg: Copy the text element if you want to reuse (part of) it.
  • Delete Menu-edit-delete.svg: Delete the text element from your Dynamic Worksheet.

Click Button-Done.png in order to close the Text element and save your changes.

Insert GeoGebra Applet

Click on the button Button-Add-Element.png and select Button-GeoGebra-Applet.png from the list of available worksheet elements.

Insert Applet Element
In the appearing dialog you may choose between the following options:

  • Applet Search: Use the search field in order to search for already existing GeoGebra Applets of other users or select one of your own applets from the provided list.
  • Upload Applet: Choose a GeoGebra file (.ggb) from your computer, which you would like to upload and use for your Dynamic Worksheet.
Note: By uploading a material you agree to publish your work under the Creative Commons: Attribution Share Alike license.
  • Create Applet: You may create a new GeoGebra Applet using the appearing GeoGebra Web App. Click Button-Done.png in order to save your Applet and insert it into your Dynamic Worksheet.
Note: You may edit an applet element later on by clicking on the Edit Menu-edit.svg icon, which appears if you move your mouse over the Applet element.


Edit Applet Element
Once you have added an applet element to your Dynamic Worksheet you may click on it and add some information about the applet.

  • Title: Fill in the Title of your GeoGebra Applet.
  • Button Button-Edit-Applet.png: Click on this button in order to open the GeoGebra Web App and edit your GeoGebra Applet online.
  • Button Button-Replace-Applet.png: Click on this button in order to open the Insert GeoGebra Applet dialog which allows you to replace your Applet.
  • Button Download (.ggb): Click on this button in order to download your applet as a GeoGebra file to your computer.

Click Button-Done.png in order to save the changes you made to your Applet element.
If you move your mouse over an applet element, you can select one of the following options by clicking on the corresponding icon in the right upper corner of your text element.

  • Add Information Add-Information.png: Enter some additional explanation for your students, which might help them while working with your Applet.
  • Edit Menu-edit.svg: Edit the Applet element.
  • Copy Menu-edit-copy.svg: Copy the Applet element if you want to reuse or modify it.
  • Delete Menu-edit-delete.svg: Delete the Applet element from your Flexible Worksheet.

Click Button-Done.png in order to close the Applet element and save your changes.


Advanced Applet Settings
Click on the Edit Menu-edit.svg icon of your Applet element and select Advanced Settings... in order to choose from the following options and add more advanced features to your GeoGebra Applet:

  • Change scale: Change the scale of your GeoGebra Applet (default scale is 1).
  • Enable Right Click, Zooming and Keyboard Editing: Allow users to right-click (MacOS: Ctrl-click), zoom or edit the applet using their keyboard.
  • Enable Dragging of Labels: Allow users to drag the labels of objects with the mouse.
  • Show Icon to Reset Construction: Provide the option to reset the applet to its default state.
  • Enable Shift-Drag & Zoom: Allow users to move the Graphics View by holding the Shift key and dragging the background of the Graphics View or to zoom in / zoom out by holding the Shift key while using the mouse wheel.
  • Applet fixable on screen: Displays a button to “Fix Applet on Screen” above the right corner of the GeoGebra Applet (visible on the Student Worksheet and the Preview of your Dynamic Worksheet). This allows your students to scroll down the worksheet without changing the position of the Applet on screen, which is especially useful if there is a long explanation for the applet or several instruction steps to follow.
  • Show Menu Button: Display the the Menu button at the top right of the applet to allow users access to the full GeoGebra Menu.
  • Show Toolbar: Display the Toolbar at the top of the applet.
  • Show Input Bar: Display the Input Bar at the bottom of the applet.
  • Preferred applet type: Choose your preferred applet type (Default, HTML5 or Java).

Click Button-Done.png in order to save the changes you made to the Advanced Applet Settings.

Insert Video

Click on the button Button-Add-Element.png and select Video from the list of available worksheet elements.

Insert Video Element
In the appearing video dialog you may fill in a Title for this video element and enter the URL of your Video. Click Done in order to close the video dialog and insert the video into your Dynamic Worksheet.

Edit Video Element If you move your mouse over a Video element, you can select one of the following options by clicking on the corresponding icons in the right upper corner of your video element.

  • Add Information: Enter some additional explanation or tasks for your students, which might help them while watching the video.
  • Edit: Open the video element editor and edit the video title or its URL.
  • Copy: Copy the video element if you want to reuse (part of) it.
  • Delete: Delete the video element from your Dynamic Worksheet.

Click Done in order to close the Video element and save your changes.

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