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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 — downloading Memory Game Maker

First we need to download Memory Game Maker so we can start work on it. Let's do that now:

  1. 1. Go to

  2. 2. Click on the Memory Game Maker link as in the following screenshot:

  3. 3. Click on Memory Game Maker in the next link:

  4. 4. When prompted to run or save, click on Save. (If you use Firefox as your web browser, you will only get the Save option.)

  5. 5. When the game maker has downloaded, click to open it. If you get any security notices, say Yes. It is quite safe.

  6. 6. Follow the instructions for it to install itself, clicking on Next when needed.

  7. 7. Now click the Game Maker icon to open it; click Create new game and let's get started!

What just happened?

We've downloaded one of the games offered us by the Australian site Languages Online. We saved it to our computer and clicked the icon to open it and created a new game.