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Create free Word Clouds with your audience by using this fun question type.

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What is a Word Cloud?

Word Clouds (also known as wordle, word collage or tag cloud) are visual representations of words that give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently. For Mentimeter Word Clouds, the words that are added most frequently by audience members using their smartphones. This type of visualization can help presenters to quickly collect data from their audience, highlight the most common answers and present the data in a way that everyone can understand.

How to create Word Clouds with Mentimeter?

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    Add a Word Cloud question type to your Mentimeter presentation. Type in the question your want your audience to answer.
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    When you’re ready to present your question get your audience to join the presentation using their smartphone by entering the code at and they can input their answers.
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    Their answers will appear live on the screen visualized in an amazing Word Cloud.

Word Cloud Examples

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Create fun lessons

The Word Cloud question type can be a great way to test your students and keep them engaged throughout the lesson. This example is perfect to test vocabulary.

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Formative assessment

Use a World Cloud questions to test the knowledge of your students. Get a quick overview of your students’ knowledge by using word cloud’s to create fast, fun and effective assessments.

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Kick off your presentation with a quick question visualised in a word cloud to get your audience engaged and focused.

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Get to know your audience

Learn more about your audience and let them learn more about each other with this example that can be used in many different occasions!

More than Word Clouds:

Create interactive presentations with Mentimeter

Mentimeter is an easy-to-use tool that makes facilitators and presenters look like stars. No installations or downloads required - and it's free!

This is how Mentimeter works:

A presenter and an audience

Ask a question

Create an interactive presentation with the questions that you want to ask your audience. Create Quizzes, Multiple Choice questions, Open Ended questions and much more.

The audience votes

When it's time to present, your audience goes to using their smartphone to join your presentation and answer your questions.

Show results in real-time

Show your audience's answers in real-time with colorful data visualizations that will help you identify trends and prompt discussions.

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