6 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom [Video]
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6 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom [Video]

Written by 2 November 2010

Welcome to another episode of SimpleK12's 2 Minute EdTech Talk, where educators integrate technology - in just two minutes! The goal? To share, to collaborate, and most of all – to help and encourage teachers to try new forms of technology in their own classrooms.

This episode of 2 Minute EdTech Talk is with Dave Dodgson, English as a second language teacher in Ankara, Turkey. 

Watch below to see what he has to say about using Wordle to create word clouds for his classroom.

Get in touch with Dave through:

Check out Dave's Wiki Page on Wordle:


And here's some student work with Wordle on Dave's blog:


Leave a comment, and tell me how you use Wordle in your classroom.

- Kimberly

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6 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom [Video]


  • David Warr said:

    I’ve just come across your blog now, Kimberly. Great idea to have videos like this. Thank you very much.
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    Kimberly Reply:

    Thanks David, glad you like them.

    I’m just one of the bloggers here – hope you take a look at what everyone else is doing, too. :)

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    [...] You know how much I love word clouds! Take two minutes and watch this little video on how to use them in the classroom: http://blog.simplek12.com/2-min-edtech-talk/6-ways-to-use-wordle-in-the-classroom-video/ [...]