Wordle is a site that creates word clouds from text that is typed or copied and pasted into the text box on the site.  I have to admit, the first time I was introduced to Wordle I thought it was a cool website, but I didn’t see much educational application.  Since then, I realized that Wordle is a great tool for using in classrooms of all grade levels.  Wordles can be used as a pre or post learning activity.  It can  be used to practice spelling and vocabulary words and as a summarizing tool.  It can help students improve their writing by showing them words that are used more often.  The possibilities are endless…

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