Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Using Word Clouds to teach English

While still on the subject of technology (technogogy is the hype now), how about using wordle to generate WORD CLOUDS from a text you have chosen? This is an exciting tool you can use to teach English in the classroom. You have the option of changing the font, layout and colour schemes too. For your creativity,  your wordle creations will be yours for keeps. For a sample lesson on how to use word clouds,  go to Box of Tricks. An example of a wordle below:

   (credit http://www.wordle.net/)

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