Power up the math experience in Canvas

MathType for Canvas

Wiris Quizzes demo site on Canvas


Type and handwrite mathematical notation in Canvas with MathType. The popular equation editor for MS Word is now available in your preferred LMS.

Easy user experience that will boost your productivity. Include math equations in assignments, questions or communications between users. Making the best of it with handwriting recognition in touch screens.

MathType experience is also available in Google Suite or Microsoft Office. Our subscription model allows you to enjoy the same quality solution in your LMS and word processor. Smooth the learning curve of math tools with a unified experience.

ChemType is a flavour of MathType designed to help you work with chemical notation. A personalized toolbar with the common chemical symbols but also a different user experience adapted to chemical notation needs. Look for the ChemType icon.


Wiris Quizzes for Canvas

Computer based grading of math and science questions. Random parameters and graphics in your STEM quizzes. Handwrite the answer in touch screens. Discover a large collection of free exercises at www.STEMcollection.com.

Wiris Quizzes is a ready-to-use tool in Canvas LMS through the LTI integration protocol. We have optimized the use of the LTI protocol to offer the best possible user experience


Try a Wiris Quizzes demo on Canvas


Use the following credentials to access the campus,


as teacher:

user: instructor@wiris.com

pass: wirismath

as student:

user: learner@wiris.com

pass: wirismath





How does it work?

Just click on the new MathType and ChemType icons that appear in your rich text editor toolbar. Create a scientific expressions with the classical interface or handwrite it.

When you click on Accept, your expression will be converted into an image and displayed along with your other content.

Technical overview

LTI application

  • Course settings
  • Apps

MathType comes with a WYSIWYG interface based on HTML and Javascript.

  • New icons in the toolbar
  • Edit in mobile devices. Works with iPad and other tablets.
  • Accesibility text automatically included in math formulas.
  • LaTeX support
  • Interface requests images to a web-service
  • Images are stored in a cache folder