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How to emulate erf and/or the Normal Inverse function in Moodle?

I've just discovered "calculated questions" in Moodle and I'm trying to create a simple one where I would be asking the student to find the probability that an observation from a standard normal ...
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What are some strategies to remedy and accommodate dysgraphia?

I have a few students that have difficulties writing. To generalize, these students have nearly illegible handwriting, they take a very long time to write, they become anxious or fatigued when writing ...
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Software to make illustrations for exercises

Which is the best software to make very quick pictures to illustrate math and physics problems (like geometric pitures, cartesian planes, vectors)?
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Searching for prezi like software that supports LaTeX natively

I've been making some mathematical presentation in prezi, for example: Spectral Theorem (from proofs of the book). This is a prezi that I presented today, but it took me a hell lot of work, to get ...
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3-D printing of formulas encoded in LaTex for the visually impaired?

There is software available on the Net for 3-D printing of math expressions encoded in LaTex. What such technology is available off-the-shelf for the visually impaired to learn mathematics? And, ...
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Program or Website similar to Wiris?

In Spain, there's a famous website called Wiris that is a multi-platform website with the ability to create and calculate some of the most basic mathematical operations, but also you can save your ...
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How should LaTeX be taught to university students?

There are several groups of people that would benefit from learning LaTeX in college. Future teachers can use it to write exams, scientists and mathematicians can write papers, and everyone can write ...