Tagxedo (no-filtering, elementary, middle, high)

Texas Word Cloud

Tagxedo allows users to create visually artful word cloud images that can either be printed or shared. The site says, “…turns words — famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters — into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.”

Example of 101 Unique classroom applications included on the website:

word cloud examples of india, australia and china
Building Cultural Awareness
Steve Jobs "We Are Not Perfect"
Summarize a Presentation
Example of a vocabulary tagxedo
Building Vocabulary

There is no account creation needed. The gallery is not searchable by keywords but the images can be saved and downloaded to the desktop, printed, published or shared to the web gallery. Microsoft Silverlight must be installed in order to create and view your word cloud.