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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 — getting our game to work in Moodle's gradebook

Now that we have created the game and downloaded it to our computer, let's get the game uploaded into Moodle.

  1. 1. With editing turned on, click on the Add an activity... option.

  2. 2. Choose the option SCORM package

  3. 3. You'll get a screen with the options that we've never come across before. Don't panic!

  4. 4. The General settings are the same as for other activities.

  5. 5. For Type, choose Uploaded package.

  6. 6. Click Choose a file and upload your zipped folder ( as in the following screenshot:

  7. 7. Don't worry that you can't unzip it. You don't need to.

  8. 8. Set your options to be the same as the ones shown in the following, rather long, screenshot. (If you're missing some options, click on Show Advanced to reveal them.)


    SCORM types of activity, like this one, need several files to work, and are quite complex. Fortunately, we don't need to understand any of those files to get them onto our Moodle site. Just ensure that your...