WIRIS provides educators a tool for creating great math notation and using it within platforms like Moodle. While it’s a software as a service, the WYSIWYG math equation editor provides a visual tool for creating math equations right within Moodle questions (or in answer boxes by students).
Their plugins have long been available for Moodle in both HTMLarea and TinyMCE. Their plugin is now available for Atto. According to the description,
Adds a fully WYSIWYG equation editor (WIRIS editor) and, optionally, an advanced calculator tool (WIRIS cas) to Atto.
WIRIS cas is an online platform for mathematical calculations designed for education. You can access a powerful calculation toolbar through an HTML page that includes integrals and limits calculation, function graphing in 2D or 3D and symbolic matrices manipulation, among others. WIRIS cas covers all mathematical topics from primary school to university level (Calculus, Algebra, Geometry, Differential Equations…).
The plugin is available at https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=atto_wiris. To try out the WIRIS editor visit http://www.wiris.com/editor/demo/en/
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