Friday, August 7, 2015

Using Word Clouds and Phoetic

Here are some cool ideas on how to use word clouds. http://www.techsavvyed.net/archives/1154. So, I'd add to this idea a couple of things. I'm teaching a world religions unit. I think it could be powerful for kids to use phoetic, a word cloud app that builds upon a picture, to create word clouds capturing a visual image and main concepts of a religion. For instance+, here is a phonetic word cloud created by a 5th grader using the cover of Maniac Magee.

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