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Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
Word Clouds in the Classroom
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  • 1. By: Ellen Cordeiro
  • 2. Objectives• Tools• Define• Educational Uses• Create
  • 3. What’s aWord Cloud?
  • 4. A tag cloud (word cloud, or weighted list in visualdesign) is a visual representation fortext data, typically used to depict key words onwebsites, or to visualize free form text. Tags areusually single words, normally listed alphabetically, andthe importance of each tag is shown with font size orcolor. This format is useful for quickly perceiving themost prominent terms and forlocating a term alphabetically to determine its relativeprominence. When used as website navigation aids, theterms are hyperlinked to items associated with the tag. According to Wikipedia
  • 5. Examples
  • 6. Wordle constructed from Wikipedias top 1000 vitalarticles sorted by number of views by RichardF By RichardF (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
  • 7. By Nevit Dilmen (talk) and wordle.net (wordle.net and Nevit Dilmen (talk)) [CC-BY-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  • 8. By Hardy Leung and tagxedo.com [CC-BY-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]
  • 9. SomeEducational Uses
  • 10. What sum of two dice occur the most often?
  • 11. What sum of two dice occur the most often?
  • 12. About Me
  • 13. Take a current event article and paste it into awordle and ask the class to find the main idea.
  • 14. Class Warm Up What document do you think this taxedo represents? Can you describe the main idea of this document?
  • 15. Can you think of any additional ways you might use word clouds in the classroom?
  • 16. Create
  • 17. Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net/
  • 18. See your Word Cloud Appear
  • 19. Notice wordle doesn’t notice the difference between “word” and “words”
  • 20. Use the toolbar above your Wordle for customization
  • 21. ShareNote: You can also print to a PDFfrom a PC
  • 22. Or
  • 23. Use the tilde (~) to connect wordsFor Example: Native Hawaiians will display Native~Hawaiians will display as two separate words together
  • 24. Tagxedohttp://www.tagxedo.com/
  • 25. Share
  • 26. To embed or to create a link to,Fill out the text fields indicated below and click submit. Copy and paste this code to embed.
  • 27. You may also choose to print your Tagxedo
  • 28. Or save it as a thumbnail...
  • 29. Remember...Both Wordle and Tagxedo have more advanced functionsyou can discover as you work with each tool. Thispresentation is just meant to get you started.

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