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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 — adding image links to our topic sections

Let's learn how to add images into our Moodle course, which when clicked, will take you to a new website.

  1. 1. With editing turned on, click on the editing icon for Topic 0 in the toolbar, click on the Insert Table icon, located to the left-hand side of the letters HTML as in the next screenshot.

  2. 2. If you're copying my layout, choose two columns and four rows. Choose 0 for border, cell spacing, and padding.

  3. 3. Click on the Full Screen Editor icon located at the top of the screen, on the far right-hand side.

  4. 4. Click in the upper-left cell.

  5. 5. Click on the image icon and upload your first topic image using the methods we're familiar with by now. Centre it by using centering icon in the text editor.

  6. 6. In the cell directly below the image icon, add the topic name and centre it.

  7. 7. Repeat this with the other three images and topic titles, as shown in the following screenshot:

  8. 8. Click the Full Screen Editor icon again to close it and save...