Quizlet: Create Vocabulary Flash Cards Online!

Quizlet is a very simple tool to use that allows you to make vocabulary flash cards online! This is a great tool that can be used for both formative and summative assessments. Quizlet offers the option to login with Google, and there are already a lot of teacher-made Quizlet vocabulary banks to pull from as well!

http://www.quizlet.com/

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Wordle: Beautiful Word Clouds

Wordle is a quick and easy way to generate fancy-looking word clouds and is a great tool to use for teachers and students alike!

http://www.wordle.net/

Update, 2/1/16

A number of teachers have reported having issues with Wordle. Here are some solid alternatives:

http://www.edudemic.com/9-word-cloud-generators-that-arent-wordle/

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The Visual Thesaurus

The visual thesaurus can be a great tool in helpingĀ students build their vocabulary and meet the following Common Core State Standard:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.9-10.4.C
Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital.

http://www.visualthesaurus.com/

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