Tuesday, January 6, 2009


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, post them to your blog or site, and save them to the Wordle gallery to share with the world. How could you use this with your students? It might be very effective. Here is a wordle generated from our very own GL Blog.

Wordle: Global Learners

1 comment:

Jeff Lewis said...

I used wordle to examine the words that were used in the comments around our leadership summit. It took some time to copy and paste the comments so that I wouldn't capture people's names and the dates, but it was worth it. I really like the visual aspect of wordle to get a snapshot of the comments. Here's one of the posts with the wordle screenshot at the bottom: http://room24.blogspot.com/2008/11/leadership-question-1.html