EquatIO is a piece of software that runs on your desktop or browser and allows you to read, write and listen to mathematical material.
It also has STEM and graphing tools.
Here's an introduction to the EquatIO software.
You are able to use EquatIO as a browser extension. Follow the link to download this extension.
You can also download the EquatIO desktop app. Follow the link the download the app.
Use the Chrome extension for online files - webpages, PDFs stored in your Google Drive and so on.
Use the desktop app for offline files eg Word documents, PDFs stored on your computer.
Note: If you open a PDF on your computer in a browser, neither the Chrome extension nor the app will work! Viewing an offline file in a browser does not make it an online file. Upload the PDF to your Google Drive to use the Chrome extension, or open it in Adobe Reader and use the desktop app.
There are many features that EquatIO offers which allow you to create digital maths.
Take a look at the Youtube playlist below to see these features in action.
EquatIO provides you with the opportunity to understand and learn maths in a way that suits you best. You can speak, draw or type problems and equations directly on your device.
Maths is made accessible as EquatIO brings it out of the pen and paper era. By moving to digital maths instruction, EquatIO makes maths more accessible, including being able to hear the maths read aloud to you.
You can visualise maths problems as you can create and customise graphs. Powered by Desmos graphing calculator, EquatIO helps students to visualise and explore a written equation.
EquatIO integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Word. This allows you to add formulas and expressions into documents with a click.
Add math to Microsoft Word. EquatIO for Windows integrates easily with Microsoft Word (Desktop version of Microsoft Word only. It is not compatible with Word Online at this time). It lets you add maths formulas and other expressions into documents with a click.
Maths prediction. EquatIO for Windows can intelligently predict what you type. It will suggest ‘square root’ when you enter ‘sq’, just like text prediction on your phone.
There are some useful tools that are available when using EquatIO. Take a look at the video below for a summary of some of these tools.