EduTechieGal

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Tool #27: Wordle

Type:  Word Cloud Generator

Teacher:  All

Student Use:  Capturing key points, Spelling lists, Vocabulary, Reflection

You provide the text, Wordle does the rest.  Words with higher frequency are printed in larger font (like tag clouds).  You can change the font, the color, the appearance of the cloud. 

I entered the URL to this site (EduTechieGal) in the Wordle URL creation box and came up with this word cloud …

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March 19, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

4 Comments »

  1. Love this! I’ll be using it at school next week–so many possibilities going through my mind!

    Comment by MrsC | March 20, 2009 | Reply

    • Just did some more reading–I’ll be creating some Wordles at home as models for the student to create their own. Looks like it may be blocked at school.

      Comment by MrsC | March 20, 2009 | Reply

  2. I realize this is an old post, but I just discovered your blog and have been busy exploring! What a fantastic resource you’ve created!

    I wanted to link to a great article/slideshow I found on Wordle with great ways to use it in the classroom:

    http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2009/06/more-wordle-ideas.html

    Comment by mrsgannon | July 4, 2009 | Reply

    • Thank you so much, mrsgannon! I love hearing that people find this site useful. Please pass it on to other! ~Casey

      Comment by C Mayfield | July 4, 2009 | Reply


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