Saturday, July 3, 2010


Many literacy educators are familiar with countless word games - and they're great. I'm sure I'll post about some of my favorites in the future. But I think a lot of us are unfamiliar with wordle. Its a fun website where you use text to create graphics.  All the words use (removing all words except for nouns and verbs) are sized according to the number of times each is used in the text.

Below is an example of a wordle created from the most important sentences of manifestos on the use of multicultural literature in the classroom created in my most recent grad class.

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