Archive for May, 2009

Periodic table of Visualization Methods

Hey all,

Looking for a clever way to visualize data, concepts, strategies, etc. Here’s a clever way to choose a method. (Click for a larger version

May 29, 2009 at 2:15 pm Leave a comment

Wordling Away

Hi all, here’s another cool tool to help your students visualize the content of large quantities of text. http://www.wordle.net will take any large quantity of text and sort based on the frequency of use of each word. For example wordling this blog (prior to this post) gives:

To really get a sense of the power of this tool, try wordling two different speeches on the same issue, or two web sites that offer different opinions. Here are 2 examples of different speeches on similar events:

Roosevelt Declares war on Japan

Churchill Blood Sweat and Tears Speech

May 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Leave a comment


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