I have seen these used on websites and reports of other people using them in the classroom. I have been spending a little while now playing around with them and I think they have a number of potential uses.

I have produced a couple of Wordle’s using ‘geographcial’ documents.

The Bruntland Report ‘Our Common Future’ – report in 1987 that is often credited with developing the concept ‘Sustainable Development’.

Wordle: Our Common Future (The Bruntland Report)

An Essay on the Principle of Population, 1798 – Thomas Malthus

Wordle: Malthus' Essay on Population

In September I will get my sixth formers to put their essays into Wordle. Hopefully that will help them see if they have stayed on topic or not as it will identify the key terms that they have used the most.