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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

Making sure that all of our images look correct on Moodle

Haven't we already done this in Chapter 1, Getting Started? Uploaded photos? Yes, but we're just going to do some tweaking now—especially as Liz has some images that she'd like to display. She has a folder of photos from her cousin who was actually in New Orleans at the time of the traumatic flooding in 2005. Liz wants to display the folder of photos and wants to use one of them, smaller in size, in the label to introduce her materials. So we need to look at how to resize photos.

It is better to resize your photos before you upload them into Moodle. If you use the handlebar in the HTML editor to resize a photo, the image could appear distorted. If you change its dimensions online, the image might look smaller even though the file size is still as large. Think of it as a song. Both the lyrics as well as the music last only for three minutes. However, if you're told you can have only one minute of music, but you still have to fit in...