188 – Wolfram Alpha

After a big leap up the list in 2018, it falls back 49 places in 2019

Wolfram Alpha is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world’s facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics

Website: wolframalpha.com
Free and Premium versions
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019:
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 99

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 139    2017: 200     2016: 198    2015: –    2014: –   2013: –
2012: –        2011: –          2010: –         2009: –    2008: –   2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Wolfram Alpha as one of their Top 10 Tools 

  • “So many great visualizations, sometimes better than Google Search.” Anon, USA
  • “WolframAlpha is not just all about Maths, it covers so many subjects and even though they would love us to pay for WolframAlpha pro, the free model still offers unlimited queries everyday!” Colleen Young, Primary/Secondary (K12) teacher, USA

A Practical Guide to Wolfram Alpha

Here you will find some links to external resources on how to use Wolfram Alpha for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.