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By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Jul 1, 2013
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For July 1, 2013: Have some fun creating "word clouds" in Wordle. Begin by typing a bunch of text into the java based tool. Next play around with fonts, style of layout, and color. When you have the design completed, you can print it out or publish it to the gallery. In the advanced version, you can create a variety of sizes using weighted words such as watermelons:150, apples:50, and peaches:75. A troubleshooting page and forum offer plenty of support when you run into technical glitches. This is a great tool for students both inside and outside of the classroom. 

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