What is is?
Wordle is a site where you can create a word cloud from any text. That means it creates an image of all the words in the text, with repeated words appearing larger than others.
What can I create?
Where can I find out more?
Wordle is available via http://www.wordle.net/
What are the alternatives?
Tag Crowd is similar to wordle but it does not provide options such as different font styles and colours
What can I use it for?
Use it with students to identify key words in speeches and publications
Add different definitions of the same word to find common themes.
Add an exemplar essay to see what the key themes are
Create a text based logo
Create a wordcloud based on a Wikipedia article and get students to guess what it’s about.
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