Thursday, December 11, 2008


I have a new favorite website. It is Wordle. From their website:
"Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends."

Here is a Wordle of Rod Blagojevich's Criminal Complaint:

Have you seen Wordle? How are you using it in the classroom?

Sunday, December 7, 2008

I have been tagged

I just noticed the other day that I have been tagged by Ann Oro over at NJ Tech Teacher Musings. She created a Meme.
Even though I don't have many posts, I created a Wordle of my blog:
My reaction:
This is a very interesting activity to do. I was interested in doing it for my delicious feed. Here is what I found:
This would also be a good idea to share with students and have them create a Wordle of their work and/or famous. When the election was taking place, I saw Wordle with Barack Obama's speeches and John McCain's speeches. What a great idea!

Meme's Rules
1. Create a Wordle from your blog's RSS feed.
2. Blog it and describe your reaction. Any surprises?
3. Tag others to do the same.
4. Be sure to link back here and to where you were first tagged.

Tag - You're It
I would like to tag the following people. There is no need to do this if you are not interested.

Steve Dembo
Scott Meech
Judy Epcke
Carol Broos
Ryan Bretag