Word or Tag Clouds


Multiple Intelligences and Multimedia Tag Cloud - Made with Tagxedo

TPACK Word Art - Made with Word Art 

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 Word or Tag Cloud Generators


    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 Art.com Example of ISTE Technology Standards for Educators (GREAT for your portfolio educational philosophy section)!

      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.

        More Resources for Word Clouds

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