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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 setting up Fling the Teacher

Let's set up the game, Fling the Teacher.

  1. 1. Go to the website address

  2. 2. Scroll down and click on the Free link, available under the Fling the Teacher image.

  3. 3. Scroll down to Suite 2: Fling the Teacher, and click on the title.

  4. 4. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click on the Download File link.

  5. 5. A dialog box will be displayed, as shown in the following screenshot. Check the Open with radio button and then click OK.

  6. 6. When it has opened, click on the Extract all files button and let the program install itself. Click Setup for it to set itself up on your computer.

  7. 7. You might be asked if you want to allow this or not. Choose to allow it.

  8. 8. Keep clicking Next until you get to the end of the install.

  9. 9. When the installation has finished, the game should open up on your computer, and you will get this screen:

  10. 10. Click on the icon with the star, located to the left of the screen. (The tooltip...