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Moodle 2 for Teaching 7-14 Year Olds Beginner's Guide

By : Mary Cooch
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Moodle 2 for Teaching 7-14 Year Olds Beginner's Guide

By: Mary Cooch

Overview of this book

Moodle is a very popular e-learning tool in universities and high schools. But what does it have to offer younger students who want a fun, interesting, interactive, and informative learning experience? Moodle empowers teachers to achieve all this and more and this book will show you how!Moodle 2 For Teaching 7-14 Year Olds will show complete beginners in Moodle with no technical background how to make the most of its features to enhance the learning and teaching of children aged around 7-14. The book focuses on the unique needs of young learners to create a fun, interesting, interactive, and informative learning environment your students will want to go to day after day.This is a practical book for teachers, written by a teacher with two decades of practical experience, latterly in using Moodle to motivate younger students. Learn how to put your lessons online in minutes; how to set creative homework that Moodle will mark for you and how to get your students working together to build up their knowledge. Throughout the book we will build a course from scratch, adaptable for ages 7 to 14, on Rivers and Flooding. You can adapt this to any topic, as Moodle lends itself to all subjects and ages.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Moodle 2 for Teaching 7-14 Year Olds
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface

Time for action — marking students' work on Moodle


Now that the students have done their bit, it's time that we did ours. The difference is that, instead of staying late after school or taking a pile of exercise books home and then searching around for a red pen (or green, as in my school) we can just type our comment on top of their entry.

  1. 1. Go back to the assignment and click on it.

  2. 2. Click the View (number) submitted assignments as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. 3. The number displayed on the screen is the number of children who've completed the task. Clicking on the link transports us to Moodle's online gradebook, as shown in the following screenshot:

  4. 4. We see who has handed in their work. Click on Grade for the student whose work you want to grade.(Mickey Mouse, in our case).

    Note

    Moodle has also recorded the time at which the student posted it, and will also record the time that we (the teacher) grade the post.

  5. 5. A window appears similar to the one shown in the following screenshot...