WISE is a research-focused, open-source inquiry-based learning management system that includes the student learning environment, project authoring environment, grading tool, and user/course/content management tools. Here are some features of WISE (downloads a PDF).
WISELocal allows you to quickly install and initialize a local instance of WISE on your computer.
When you are setting up your own instance of WISE, download this curriculum.zip and unzip its contents in $CATALINA_HOME/webapps/curriculum. Read the instructions for more details.
After downloading a project, import it to your portal by following the instructions in "Add a project to the WISE library" section on this page: https://github.com/WISE-Community/WISE/wiki/WISE4-Administrator-Resources.
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