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Signification in Education

Last year I discovered Wordle and it is such a fun, educational tool. Today was my first experience with Tagxedo, and like Samantha, I love that I can create word clouds in different shapes. Danny Nicholson, a teacher in the UK has posted

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“Big Words” from Word Clouds

Historical documents are always a challenge for the elementary student.  They love to look at the images and attempt to read the script, but when it comes right down to reading the text more often they will give up too easily feeling

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John Brown to Abraham Lincoln on Wordle.net

John Brown’s public statement 1859 Abraham Lincoln’s Cooper Union Address 1860 Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address 1865 Are we on the path to distilling the arc of national consciousness through these speeches as presented through the lens of wordle.net?  

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Matthew Pinsker: pinskerm@dickinson.edu
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013

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Lance Warren: warren@gilderlehrman.org
Gilder Lehrman Institute
New York, NY 10036