Wordle – create word clouds

Today I showed Year 7 (11-12 year olds) Wordle.

I asked them for all the words they could think of to do with fractions and typed them into Wordle  – they were most impressed. They decided we should create a poster for each topic.

Image from http://www.wordle.net/ 

See also this post on creating phrases in Wordle and for further details of  Wordle and examples of classroom use – see this page on the Digital Tools blog.

5 comments on “Wordle – create word clouds

  1. Pingback: Wordle – using phrases « Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0

  2. Love this use of wordle, I am going to share it with the math teachers in my building! As a librarian I am using it for teaching the Dewey Decimal System. Word clouds of what is available in each catagory.


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