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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
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Time for action — making a self-marking multiple-choice quiz

There's a lot of "action" in this chapter! But it should get easier and quicker with each attempt. We're going to ask questions about rivers and the continents they're in, and give our students a choice of answers. You can make multiple choice quizzes in Moodle (and we shall), but Hot Potatoes are much simpler!


The first time that you click on the JQuiz potato, you'll be asked the question—Beginner or Advanced? This is to enquire whether you want to start in the beginner or in the advanced mode. The main difference between the two is that, with advanced mode, you can award percentages of marks to each alternative answer, unlike in the beginner mode—where only one answer is 100 percent correct, and the others are totally wrong.

  1. 1. Click on JQuiz.

  2. 2. In the Title box, enter a name for your exercise.

  3. 3. Type in your first question in the box next to Q1.

  4. 4. Type in the possible answers in the boxes next to A, B, C, and so on under...