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Tagxedo

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URL http://www.tagxedo.com/
Description Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. 
Account Types  
Process http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html 

 

Suggested Inquiry Activities

Copy and Paste the transcribed text from primary sources and plug them into Tagxedo. 

Use with students for a beginning brainstorming activity at the start of a unit.

Teacher expectations and student expectations for the beginning of the year can be placed into Wordle to have focus points for the year.

Focuses your brainstorming on key themes and ideas.

Student characteristics of a classroom ( Ex: Students make a list of the characteristics of a person and then the wordle then gives a snapshot of who those people are.) 

 

What Teachers Like About Tagxedo

  • Tagzedo allows you to choose a shape for the final presentation.
  • It is easy to save and embed in websites and blogs. 

 

  

Teacher Tips For Using the Tool

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Common Core State Standards

   

 

 

 

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner

 
 
 
 

 

 

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) NETS Standards

   
   

 

Primary Sources Example

   

 

Getting Started

101 Ways to use Tagxedo  http://blog.tagxedo.com/101-ways-to-use-tagxedo-completed 
Teacher Tutorial  

 

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