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  • 1. ICT WORKSHOP 2: HOW 2.0 W ORDLE & W ORDSIFT IŞIL BOY @isilboy
  • 2. WORDLE
    • * Word Cloud Generator
  • 3. HOW 2.0 USE WORDLE WITH YOUR STUDENTS
    • Turn a text or poem into a word poster.
    • Show the word cloud for the reading text and let your students guess what the text is about.
    • Do brainstorming with your students, then copy the results to the wordle.
    • Compare and contrast the word clouds of your students ' essays.
    • Ask your students embed their word clouds into your class wiki.
    • http://www.wordle.net
  • 4. WORDLE: OFFLINE ACTIVITIES
    • Take a screenshot of your word cloud and download it onto your desktop.
    • Ask your students print out their word clouds and bring them to the classroom.
  • 5. WORDSIFT
    • Word Cloud
    • Images
    • Visual Thesaurus
    • Videos
    • Examples from Source
    • http://www.wordsift.com
  • 6.  
  • 7. HOW 2.0 USE WORDSIFT WITH YOUR STUDENTS- 1
    • Copy the reading text you are planning to use with your students and ask them if they can guess what the text is about.
    • Let your students identify the academic words in the cloud, then click AWL option, and check their answers.
    • Use Visual Thesaurus to discuss the related words with your students.
    • Ask your students click “create workspace” and write an essay by dragging the words from the word cloud.
    • After they have clicked “create workspace”, you can create matching activities by making images draggable.
  • 8. HOW 2.0 USE WORDSIFT WITH YOUR STUDENTS- 2
    • Have your students sift the text instead of skimming it
    • Divide your students into groups of three. Click on the unfamiliar words to show the images related to those words, and ask them to guess their meanings.
    • Use wordsift to identify the key vocabulary.
    • Let your students watch the videos on the wordsift website and ask them write a summary.
    • Show your students “Examples from Source” part and ask them rewrite the sentences.
  • 9.  
  • 10. WORSIFT: OFFLINE ACTIVITIES
    • Ask your students paste their essays to wordsift, print them out and bring them to classroom.
    • Download the video on the wordsift website onto your desktop.
  • 11. HOW 2.0 DOWNLOAD YOUTUBE VIDEOS
    • If you want to download: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY ,then you should add “ save ” in front of “ youtube ” : http://www.saveyoutube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY . (Please note that there is no comma between save and youtube).
    • Finally, choose your download format. (MP4- Recommended).
  • 12. References
    • http://www.brighthub.com/education/k-12/articles/58905.aspx
    • http://thecleversheep.blogspot.com/2008/10/top-20-uses-for-wordle.html
    • http://www.techlearning.com/default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=209
    • http://wordsift.com/site/about
  • 13. THANK YOU!