Create a space for thoughts
What is a Word Cloud activity
Word clouds are visual demonstration tools that display collection of words, ideas, or opinions and highlights the common words. ClassPoint’s Word Cloud is audience-generated in real time, and allows presenters to quickly gather & analyze group data in a visual form. Participants submit their idea from their device and watch it dynamically appear, move, and grow live on screen in a colorful and captivating way.
Data visualization in PowerPoint
Watch your students’ ideas, opinions, thoughts, feelings & more appear right inside your PowerPoint during your presentation. Watch student’s words dance around your screen and:
Click on a word to see all who submitted it,
Highlight the most common words,
Award stars to all participants or extraordinary words!
Real-time student ideas
Students write words using their device, hit submit, then watch it appear on your presenter screen! As more words enter the cloud, they can self-assess their submission and watch it change or adjust location, color, & size amongst other ideas.
Ways to visualize student thoughts with Word Cloud
Word clouds creatively visualize understanding, sentiment, opinion, & more in a captivating way that can hook students’ attention & emotions igniting verbatim memory retention. There are many ways to use word cloud, and endless opportunities for creativity, but you can use word cloud for these engaging activities.
Brainstorming & idea sharing
Use word clouds to facilitate a class brainstorming session and simultaneously inspire students or nudge struggling ones to help them get started on their next project.
Word cloud is a great, visual learning check point that auto-collects & displays student data in a quick & simple form while also providing students their own self-assessment.
Measure class sentiment using anonymously submitted ideas forming a class word cloud together. Great for visualization for SEL or to facilitate a group reflection.
Get participants involved right away by inviting them to group share a preference, an opinion, or something personal to break the ice before diving into the good stuff.
Collect opinions as a group and view them in an exciting, colorful manner. Notice quick outliers, see clear favored opinions, or spark a debate! Create a space for student opinion.
Start class with word clouds to get students to turn on their brains, check into the topic, and contribute their own ideas. Word clouds are also a great low-steaks pre assessment!
How to use ClassPoint’s Word Cloud
Start going interactive. Learn more about Word Cloud here.