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Weekend Website #61: Brainy Widgets from Wolfram Alpha

Posted by on August 19, 2011

Every Friday, I’ll send you a wonderful website (or more) that my classes and my parents love. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of your students as they are of mine.

Wolfram Alpha widgets

Educational widgets for your blog or website




Educational widgets for your blog or website


Wolfram Alpha widgets


Wolfram Alpha has a boatload of educational widgets you can put on your website to amaze your students. Simply go to their widget gallery, select the category you prefer (I picked technology) and pick your widget. I picked creating QR codes because I can see my students adding this to their wikis next year as another way of sharing their name:

Insert the name and submit to get the QR code:

Please visit my version of this blog to try it out yourself.
[wolframalphawidget id=”273ad7f176a37fc99c6e319e1593a85d”]

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Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and creator of two technology training books for middle school. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for, an ISTE article reviewer, Expert columnist for Innovate My School and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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