PacktLib: Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide

Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

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Preface

Getting Started

Introducing Moodle

Time for action – logging in for the first time

Creating your first Moodle course

Time for action – creating a course

Creating a quiz

Time for action – creating a quiz activity

Inserting an image

Time for action – inserting an image

Installing a text filter

Time for action – installing the SimpleSpeak filter

Using the filter

Time for action – using the SimpleSpeak filter

Summary

Basic Math in Moodle

Searching for open content

Time for action – searching for open content

Creating a label

Time for action – creating a label resource

Embedding a video

Time for action – embedding video

Creating numerical questions

Time for action – creating numerical questions

Creating more math questions

Time for action – creating more maths questions

A calculated question

Time for action – creating a calculated question

Installing the Calculated Objects question type

Time for action – installing a question type

Creating your first calculated objects question

Time for action – creating a calculated objects question

Summary

Telling Stories

Creating a database activity

Time for action – creating a database

Planning our database fields

Time for action – creating fields

Editing templates

Time for action – editing templates

Adding an entry

Time for action – adding an entry

Commenting on the database entry

Time for action – adding a story as a comment

Installing a sound recorder

Time for action – installing Audacity and LAME

Testing audio

Time for action – performing a test recording

Recording audio

Time for action – recording audio

Integrating an audio file with Moodle

Time for action – enabling the multimedia filter

Uploading audio files

Time for action uploading files

Embedding our audio file

Time for action – embedding audio

Running your lesson

Summary

Spot the Difference

Introducing the lesson module

Creating our first lesson activity

Time for action – adding a lesson activity

Finding spot-the-difference images

Time for action – finding images online on OCAL

Installing an image editor

Time for action – installing Inkscape

Editing the images

Time for action – editing the first SVG image

Bringing it together

Time for action – adding images to our lesson

More difficult exercises

Time for action – adding more questions

Wrapping up the lesson

Time for action – adding a branch

Enrolling students

Time for action – creating and using an enrolment key

Time for action – uploading users

Summary

Setting Homework

Introducing the SIMILE timeline widget

Installing a text editor

Time for action – installing Notepad2

Creating the timeline data file

Time for action – creating the XML

Installing the Timeline Widget filter

Time for action – installing the filter

Creating a follow-on activity

Time for action – adding a forum

Adding information to our XML file

Time for action – editing the XML

Embedding the timeline

Time for action – putting a timeline together

Integrating the timeline with teaching

Time for action – creating an assignment

Summary

Fun Games

Introducing Games

Creating a glossary

Time for action – creating a glossary

Adding glossary entries

Time for action – adding glossary entries

Glossary auto-linking

Time for action – using auto-linking

Installing the Games module

Time for action – installing the module

Creating a game

Time for action – adding snakes and ladders

Adding a cryptex

Time for action – adding a word search puzzle

Hidden picture

Time for action – adding a hidden picture

Hidden picture questions

Time for action – adding questions

Creating the puzzle

Time for action – adding a hidden picture game

Summary

Interactive Puzzles

An alternative word search

Time for action – planning the word search

Creating the word search XML

Time for action – creating the XML

Stories Revisited

Finding a book

Time for action – finding a book

Installing the Book module

Time for action – installing the activity module

Creating a book

Time for action – creating a book

Improving our book

Time for action – adding custom styles

Adding pictures

Time for action – adding pictures to our book

Completing our online book

Time for action – adding the remaining parts to the book

Installing a dictionary

Time for action – installing a pop-up dictionary

Integrating a dictionary service

Time for action – using the dictionary

Summary

Embedding the Web

What is Scratch?

Embedding Scratch projects

Time for action – embedding Scratch applets

The Scratch embed filter

Time for action – installing and using the filter

RSS feeds and blocks

Time for action – adding an RSS feed

Improving our RSS feed

Time for action – using Yahoo! Pipes

Science simulations

Time for action – incorporating PhET simulations

HTML5 jigsaw

Time for action – exploring the jigsaw

Creating your own jigsaw activity

Time for action – using an iframe

Summary

Administration

Course backup

Time for action – creating a course backup

Restoring a course

Time for action – course restore

Recording and tracking progress

Time for action – making notes

Blogging

Time for action – writing a blog post

Gradebook

Time for action – viewing grades

Community

Contributed plugins

Summary

Accessibility for Online Teaching

Accessibility for Online Teaching

Accessibility for Online Teaching

Accessibility for Online Teaching

Accessibility for Online Teaching

Accessibility for Online Teaching

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