Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Cloudlet - Not Just Another Cloud on the Web

When I came across this tool, all I could say was WOW!  Teachers have spent years trying to get students to refine their Internet searches, use Boolean techniques and yet have continued to watch them try to go through massive amounts of information or just grab the first thing they see when researching a topic.  Now there is Cloudlet, which is a free Firefox add on that works with Google to create a tag cloud to help researchers refine their searches easily and quickly!  You can see in the picture here to the right that I was searching on the War of 1812.  Cloudlet automatically pops up a tag cloud that helps me refine my search.  Watch this video to see it in action.  You will be impressed.

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