State of the Union Wordle

Yesterday in the office, a few of us were guessing what the key topics of Obama's State of the Union address might be.  So, this morning, we plugged the transcript into our favorite word-jumbler tool, Wordle, to see which topics were featured most prominently.  Here's what Wordle showed us!  (You can also visit our published version here.)

Prominent words from the State of the Union address

For those of you who missed last night's State of the Union address, here's an interesting "enhanced" version from It features a split screen that displays President Obama on the left side and additional information graphics on the right side.

Tell us, what's important for students to know about Obama's State of the Union address?

by elizabeth in American Government , Teaching and Technology , Civic Engagement