How to Draw and Measure Shapes Online

Published On: November 2nd, 2017·By ·

This virtual geoboard helps you and your students measure shapes online.

The best part about a virtual geoboard? No rubber bands for students to snap or break all over your classroom!

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, Monica Burns shows how to measure shapes online with this free Geoboard.

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This simple tool recreates all the main functions of the traditional hands-on geoboard. It's a great option when you need to pull one up quickly to work out a quick math problem with students.

You can explore a variety of math topics with this tool, including line segments, polygons, perimeter, area, angles, fractions, and other shapes.

Interested in other web resources to help enhance your math classroom? Take a look at these free articles from SimpleK12:

7 Best STEM Tools for Your ClassHow to Draw and Measure Shapes Online. With more schools across the country adding more curriculum topics that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), digital tools that help teachers enhance these subject areas take on a more important role. The included list provides a sampling of some of the best STEM tools for your classroom to encourage an interest in these subjects.

Math Fact Café: Curriculum Specific Tools. This site offers pre-made worksheets for K-5 as well as custom worksheets on a variety of math-related topics.

A Great Math Homework Helper App. When a student has access to this Photomath app, all he or she needs to do for help is scan the math problem using a mobile device. The app identifies the problem, and then provides a step-by-step solution.

Can you see using this virtual geoboard with your students? Let me know what you think about it on a comment on this article.

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About Our “Measure Shapes Online” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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