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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 — putting our activities into web pages

There are various ways to go about this, but the following way is the one that I prefer:

  1. 1. Open up a Word document, Notepad, or a similar text editing program into which you can paste some URLs.

  2. 2. Go to Topic 1, and right-click on the first resource or activity.

  3. 3. If you're using Internet Explorer, right-click and select Copy shortcut. If you're using Firefox, click on Copy link location and if you are using Google Chrome, click on Copy link address.

  4. 4. Copy (Ctrl+C) the address or the URL that will appear, and then paste it (Ctrl+V) into your text document.

  5. 5. In your text document, type a name to remind you which resource or activity the link was for.

  6. 6. Repeat this process with all of the resources and activities in Topic 1.

  7. 7. Keep your text document safe and scroll down to the bottom of the final topic.

  8. 8. Under Add a resource, choose Page.

  9. 9. Type in an introduction to the topic and paste in the resources and activities hyperlinks...