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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 — finding and creating the Bish Bash Bosh game

Let's go online and then find the Bish Bash Bosh game.

  1. 1. Go to the web address

  2. 2. Scroll down the page until you see the image shown in the following screenshot (which is what the game itself looks like):

  3. 3. Click on the download link, and a pop-up window will appear. Click on Save.

  4. 4. Navigate to the location on your computer where you saved the game. It should be a zipped folder (which has a zipper on its icon).

  5. 5. Right-click on this folder and choose Extract All... option:

  6. 6. Open the newly-extracted folder (which will have same name, but no zipper in the icon) and you should see the four files shown in the following screenshot:

  7. 7. Right-click on the file called list, and choose Open With | Notepad from the context menu: (Mac users will choose Text Edit.)

  8. 8. Don't panic! You'll see some French words placed in between a lot of punctuation marks (more web code, actually). They come in pairs...