WIRIS, Maths Tools for Virtual Learning Environments


During the event, we will discuss the use of WIRIS tools and the ways teachers and students can access them through public education portals.

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Full recording - voice, applications, text chat.

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All Math 2.0 events are free and open to the public. Information about all events in the series is here: http://mathfuture.wikispaces.com/events

Wednesday, September 1st 2010 we will meet in the LearnCentral public Elluminate room at 6:30pm Pacific - 9:30pm Eastern time. WorldClock for your time zone.

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To join:
  • Follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/math20event
  • Click "OK" and "Accept" several times as your browser installs the software. When you see Elluminate Session Log-In, enter your name and click the "Login" button
  • You will find yourself in a virtual room. An organizer will be there to greet you, starting about half an hour before the event.
If this is your first Elluminate event, consider coming a few minutes earlier to check out the technology. The room opens half an hour before the event.

About WIRIS Tools

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WIRIS Editor is a powerful tool to create mathematical formulas in HTML browsers.The editor is based on Java technology which makes it being supported by any Browser (Explorer, Firefox,...) on any Operating System (Windows, Linux, Mac). WIRIS Editor is a next generation editor based on MathML.
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WIRIS CAS is an on-line 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. It covers all mathematical topics from secondary school to University level (Calculus, Algebra…).
WIRIS desktop is the offline version of WIRIS CAS.
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WIRIS quizzes Upgrade Moodle with specialized tools for math and science questions. Includes automatic evaluation of answers, random variables generation and mathematical 2D and 3D graphics.
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WIRIS whiteboard makes your interactive board, projector or computer room, work at best performance.
Improve your lectures with interactive examples but also allows your students to practice tasks according to their needs.

Event Host

Ramon_Eixarch.pngRamon Eixarch co-founded Maths for More in 1999. The company is responsible for WIRIS maths tools. He was a member of the initial group of programmers of the company's WIRIS CAS product. Ramon is responsible for the company Marketing and Sales department. Since 2002 he holds the position of its Managing Director.

Ramon received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona Tech).