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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Time for action — getting our class to work together on an online story

Let's make things more interesting! Let's ask the students to post an imaginative story.

  1. 1. With editing turned on, select the Wiki option within the Add an activity option.

  2. 2. In the Wiki name field, provide a suitable title for your wiki, and in the Wiki description field, enter a short explanation of what you want the students to add. If you want this to show on the main course page, check the Display description on course page box.

  3. 3. For the Mode option, choose Collaborative (we'll take a closer look at the other option later).

  4. 4. In First Page Name, give your story a title.

  5. 5. Don't worry about the settings that you don't understand. For now, just click on Save and display.

  6. 6. On the next screen, just click on Create page.

  7. 7. On the screen that is displayed next, enter the beginning of the story (or anything you want them to continue with) and click on Save.


You can add extra pages to a wiki by adding two square brackets...