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In my experience, students in sophomore or junior level math courses usually have very little trouble picking up LaTeX on their own. They typically require the following assistance: Some guidance in downloading and installing it, e.g. links to user-friendly distributions for both the Mac and the PC. I post links to my course webpage. A sample LaTeX source ...


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Having taken a quick look, what you are looking for seems to be a computer algebra system with a workbook, into which you can save your progress. The most well-known is of course Mathematica, but depending on what you want to do some people prefer MatLab or Maple. For a pretty big list you can consult the Wikipedia listing of CAS. Here I note a few free (as ...


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(Quick note: I am not a math teacher. I am a CS teacher with a bit of dysgraphia myself. However, my insights here actually came from when I used to be a high school music teacher, where I was practically forced by the subject matter to tackle this problem with my beginning theory, AP Music Theory, and advanced theory classes. Also, there are some nice ...


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this is Ramon from WIRIS team. We are working on a Javascript version of WIRIS CAS. Still in beta. www.wiris.com/calc/


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Not aware of any software but here's a simple hack to achieve what you want: Go to codecogs equation editor. Write your LaTeX equation. Copy the url generated (it will be exported as swf). In import dialog box in Prezi, enter the url Voila! Someone has written a detailed blog post about it here.


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I have cerebral palsy, which makes me almost unable to write legibly by hand. (I can do a bit of scratch work, but that's it.) Discovering LyX changed my life. LyX is basically a user-friendly front end for LaTeX that doesn't require you to memorize commands (you memorize what you use a lot, but that's it) and shows you your equations as you type them. I've ...


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Try using the Python library manim, as described here. 3Blue1Brown is an excellent online mathematics teacher and his videos are very clear! Try watching some of his videos! Python library manin - 3Blue1Brown 3blue1brown


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I think this depends on your kind of math and physics problems, but GeoGebra and Inkscape can be used to create graphics that can be exported in vector and pixel formats. If you need a strictly mathematical picture (function plot, definite proportions and distances), GeoGebra is more suitable. If you need something more "artsy", Inkscape will do the job. ...


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In my experience, the only way to learn to use tools is to use them for real. A LaTeX course on its own will be forgotten by the time they need it. At LSU the library organized a series of short courses (2 or 3 sessions, longest was a week or so) on several aspects of using the library effectively. They were voluntary, and repeated irregularly during the ...


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This semester I, for the first time, require all my students to submit their assignments typed and to use LyX for that. I find LyX to be much more easy to digest for students and it teaches both LyX and Latex at the same time. I devote labs to introduce LyX to the students. Most students have no problem working with LyX but some struggle considerably. I find ...


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If all you want your students to do is write mathematics using LaTeX syntax using only default packages, you could circumvent many of the logistical problems of a full LaTeX installation altogether by using MarkDown and MathJax. For instance, the online text editor StackEdit combines the functionality of MarkDown (which has almost no learning curve) with ...


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