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  • Nedra_I
    I just used it with the 4th and 5th grades. Teachers asked if I would use it for Mother's Day presents after I sent out a link about it
  • Nedra_I
    last week. It went ok except I noticed when one person got on the site there was one wordle example that was very inappropriate! Words I
  • Nedra_I
    would not repeat here. I quickly clicked on create and she didn't notice. Whew... But that's what makes me nervous about the site. I debated
  • Nedra_I
    if I should tell the kids they could run into inappropriate things or not. I chose not to say anything. I'm not sure if that was the right
  • Nedra_I
    response or not. What do you think?
  • visionsbyvicky says
    I always link directly to create and don't allow them to look at the gallery.
  • visionsbyvicky says
    I do tell Middle School why they can't look. I've used Wordle with younger grades but it's been an activity where they give me words & I
  • visionsbyvicky says
    create the Wordle so they don't know how to get to the site anyway.
  • karlyb says
    good info - maybe I will make a link for them. Thanks - this info helps a lot and could avoid some problems
  • karlyb says
    it's always hard to know if you should warn them that something might be inappropriate or not.
  • Nedra_I
    thanks vicky, I have another teacher that's going to do it tomorrow. I'll give her that helpful tip.
  • dmantz7 says
    Nedral that would have been an excellent teaching moment to explain to the students how to 1. properly conduct themselves on the web.
  • dmantz7 says
    2. How the most innocent of sites can have been improperly used 3. Use sites that show a positive image of yourself
  • missgladish says
    I made a link to the create page for my 1st graders. They did a great job and had fun seeing the end product. I instructed them how many of
  • missgladish says
    each word to type and then space between. We also did a copy and paste from Word. Allows them to spell-check first!
  • visionsbyvicky says
    make sure you check wordle on each computer you'll be using it on. The first time I tried with 8th grade I had to upgrade the plug-in.
  • karlyb says
    this worked awesome with 4th! Created with adjectives about their mom. Only glitch had to click twice to get it to print.
  • Nedra_I
    dmantz7 In hindsight I agree with you. If I use it again I will talk about it.
  • karlyb says
    if you just start at wordle.net/create you can avoid the start page with the bad words!

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