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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 rid of the coughs and giggles

Let's just look at a few ways to enhance our effort. After that, we'll put the audio recording into Moodle.

  1. 1. Play the audio that you have recorded by clicking on the green play button.

  2. 2. Find the part of the recording with the cough, giggle, or any other error that you want to cut out from the recording.

  3. 3. Use your mouse to select that bit of the file, just as you would highlight a word when typing. In the following screenshot, you'll find that the chosen section is darker:

  4. 4. Press the Delete button on your keyboard, or click on the scissor icon on the Audacity toolbar. Done!

What just happened?

We learned how to cut out bits of our recording, that we didn't want, by selecting them and then deleting them.