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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
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Time for action — how to display a Google Map on our course page

Let's learn how to grab and display a Google Map on our Moodle course page.

  1. 1. Go to the Google Maps website ( and in the Search Maps option, type either your chosen location or a zip or postal code.

  2. 2. Once you are happy with your choice, click on the Link button, which is present at the top-left of your Google Map screen, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. 3. Click inside the option Paste HTML to embed in website (and don't worry about all the strange wording coming up!), and copy the text in it.


    Remember, you can select the entire text by pressing Ctrl+A. You can copy by pressing Ctrl+C. You can paste by pressing Ctrl+V.

  4. 4. Go to your course page on Moodle, and click on Turn editing on.

  5. 5. Click on the Add a resource... menu and choose the Page option.

  6. 6. In the Name field, type the name of the map that your students need. Add a Description if you need to and check the box if you wish to display...