Teacher Review for Wordle

Turns Numbers into Visuals

Jane S.
Classroom teacher
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Whole class
Great with ELL
How I Use It
I have tried it for summarizing thoughts from students on a character ed. topic. Words mentioned during discussion went into Wordle to show what seemed to be most important to the people in the class. I've also seen it used to assess needs. Participants enter the areas they want to learn more about and the teacher wordles it to see the trends.
My Take
Wordle is so nice for creating a visual idea of quantity. Those who learn visually are helped by this technique. It's easy to use and quick also.