96 – Wordle

wordle

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.

Cost: Free
Available: Hosted
Website: http://www.wordle.net/
Categories: documentation
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015:

  • 2015: 96  2014: 73  2013: 73  2012: 79  2011: 39  2010: 22  2009: 30  2008: –  2007: –

Comments from some of those that selected Wordle as one of their Top Tools 

“Using Wordle is a great way to see the major themes and ideas in an article.” 2015

“a creative way for students to brainstorm and synthesize” Diane Lowery 2014