Teacher Review For Wordle

Creative, fun and friendly web tool

Barbara R.
Classroom teacher
Farmingdale Senior High School
Farmingdale, NY
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Individual
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Word clouds can introduce new ideas. Wordle can be used to display student brainstorming on a topic. Poetry becomes less intimidating for students when repackaged in a word cloud. Students have introduced themselves by creating word clouds. Word clouds can be used to create character summaries for novels. I have made word clouds a choice for incorporation into student projects including computer generated posters.
My Take
This easy and fun web tool for creating word clouds can be the lesson enhancement that makes a difference in engaging students. Word clouds give a different perspective on ideas and when used for impact, they engage students. This tool makes them easy to incorporate in classroom lessons and projects.