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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 — showing just the game without the web page

The way we've displayed our game also shows other parts of the web page that it comes from. What if you don't want your students to be distracted by all that? Is it not possible to display only the game and not the whole page?

Absolutely! Let's have a go; and in so doing, we'll learn a valuable skill for later on in Chapter 7, Wonderful Web 2.0.

  1. 1. Go back to the home page of and click on Play game.

  2. 2. Under option One, click the link here and then type in the game number.

  3. 3. Scroll right down to the very bottom of the screen where you will see the following screenshot:

  4. 4. Click inside the Embed (medium) box and copy (Ctrl+C on a PC) all the typing in there.


    You don't need to understand this to be able to do it! All that stuff is web code (HTML) which we are going to paste into a Moodle page to get the game to play immediately. (If you're concerned that the code might have a link back to the What2Learn website...