Check Out My Wordle

A few months ago, I explored a website called wordle.net.  As the website describes, Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.  The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text.  You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.  The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like.  You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

I love using Wordle.net for math vocabulary activities!

I encourage you to check it out for a creative activity, project, presentation, pre or post vocabulary lesson, or assessment.  You can type in words into the wordle website or copy text from an article.  A sample of a wordle that I created from my favorite education topics is below:

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Posted on April 20, 2012, in Research & Strategies and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. We love Wordle here too and have used it for a few years for various projects.. it’s a cool thing to use to make a poster stand out too!

  2. On http://www.txt2pic.com you can make more images with your text.

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