One of the easiest to use Web 2.o sites I know is Wordle! It creates word clouds for the user that highlights most often used words in a body of text. Wordle offers a fun and engaging way for users to find main ideas and details to make it easer to understand the important concepts in a body of text.
The image below was created at Wordle.net with the above text. By just looking at the image what do you think are some of the important items in the paragraph?
There are so many ways to use this great FREE resource to engage students. Follow this link to view 52 Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom.
In the next episode of Two Minute Tech Tips we will look at more advanced features of Wordle that allow you to customize your word cloud for specific applications.