Word or Tag Clouds

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Word Clouds – Tag Clouds

Definitions of Word or Tag Clouds

  • Tag Clouds or Word Clouds - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tag_cloud
  •  A tag cloud  or word cloud is a “visual representation for text data, typically used to depict keyword metadata (tags) on websites, or to visualize free form text.
  • A tag cloud or word cloud (or weighted list in visual design) is a visual depiction of user-generated tags, or simply the word content.
  • Typically used to depict keyword metadata (tags) on websites


Suggested Apps for your Tablet

    • Ipad Apps 
      • WordSalad - free
      • Tag Cloud – $.99  
    • Android App – wordArt – free
     This word cloud is a definition of “line” in visual arts.

    Word Clouds in Education

    • Create word clouds for vocabulary lists and key words
    • Brainstorm key curriculum concepts
    • Create a word or tag cloud based on a curriculum website
    • Make a character list or list character traits in literature
    • List qualities for character education
    • Collect key events or significant leaders from a period in history
    • Terminology for quiz preparation and review
    • Make a cloud using text of a famous speech
    •  Prepare a graphic organizer with subtopics or compare/contrast
    • Create art, poster, logo, graphic organizer, mind map
    • Create a word wall


    This word cloud uses the elements of music.

    Suggested Word or Tag Cloud Generators

    More Resources for Word Clouds

    This example is generated out of the tags from a html web page - http://www.soundpiper.com