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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
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Time for action — getting a free alternative to Microsoft Office

Students who don't have MS Office installed in their computer can search the Internet for some software application that supports MS Office created files. One such application is LibreOffice. Let's learn how to download it.

  1. 1. Go to the website

  2. 2. Click on Download LibreOffice.

  3. 3. Look at the number of the latest, feature-rich version. At the time of writing, it was 3.5.0 but it might be different when you read this.

  4. 4. Scroll down to the drop-down boxes and choose your type of computer operating system. They're usually clever enough to guess, so it will probably already give you the correct type. Mine here says Windows, British English, which is correct.

  5. 5. Click the first link to download it.

  6. 6. When the next screenshot comes up, click on Run. (If you have only the save file link, that's OK. Save it and then run it.)

  7. 7. If you get a security warning prompting you to agree to the installation, go ahead...