Word Clouds Galore!

October 25, 2013

 

Thank you to Nicholle George's 5th graders at Aspen Elementary, who participated in the PEG Writing Word Cloud Contest. The PEG Writing team had a great time reading essays and reviewing word clouds. 

Are a Thousand Words Worth a Picture?

October 9, 2013

Using word clouds is a great way to help students visualize their writing. It can also help students strengthen vocabulary and foster a greater appreciation for "the well chosen word." Did we mention that it's also fun... and free? This post describes the concept, provides examples, and surveys several free Web-based resources for viewing writing in a whole new way.