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Creating Visually Rich Activities for Special Kids in Moodle 1.9

by Vanesa S. Olsen | July 2010 | Moodle Open Source

In this article, We will work with many web pages that offer images and sounds, interactive assignments, and Inkscape, in order to create attractive exercises in Moodle.

In this article by Vanesa S. Olsen, author of Moodle 1.9 for Teaching Special Education Children (5-10): Beginner's Guide  we will learn:

  • Create a scene using many layers and different tools
  • Create activities to drag-and-drop words inside a scene
  • Use pictures, zones, elements, layers, words, and colors to evaluate the children's association capabilities and the reverse thinking process
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Teaching Special Kids How to Write Simple Sentences and Paragraphs using Moodle 1.9

by Vanesa S. Olsen | July 2010 | Moodle Open Source

We can guide children to write simple sentences and paragraphs by creating different kinds of activities. Additionally, we can use many different applications to allow the student to record the sentence instead of writing it. This way, it is possible to evaluate their skills and to create motivating exercises to offer them better guidance to write simpler or more complex sentences.

Reading this article written  by Vanesa S. Olsen, author of Moodle 1.9 for Teaching Special Education Children (5-10): Beginner's Guide we will learn the following:

  • Preparing and recording a sentence with many predefined words
  • Record, encode, and upload digitalized voice as a result of a Moodle exercise
  • Prepare images that combine clipart pictures with geometric shapes
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Associating Images with Words in Moodle 1.9 for Special kids

by Vanesa S. Olsen | July 2010 | Moodle Open Source

In this article, we create many visually rich activities combining text and pictures.

In this article by Vanesa S. Olsen, author of Moodle 1.9 for Teaching Special Education Children (5-10): Beginner's Guide   we will learn:

  • Learn how to combine images with sounds to represent real-life situations
  • Create activities to write sentences according to visual and sound resources
  • Improve simple writing and composing skills
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Understanding ShapeSheet™ in Microsoft Visio 2010

by David John Parker | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by David J. Parker, author of Microsoft Visio 2010 Business Process Diagramming and Validation, we will discuss Microsoft Visio ShapeSheet™ and the key sections, rows, and cells, along with the functions available for writing ShapeSheet™ formulae, where relevant for structured diagrams.

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Tcl: Handling Email

by Piotr Beltowski Wojciech Kocjan | July 2010 | Open Source

This article by Wojciech Kocjan and Piotr Beltowski, authors of the book Tcl 8.5 Network Programming, teaches you how to send e-mails from Tcl, build e-mails containing HTML and various kinds of messages. It also discusses how to retrieve, parse, and process e-mail messages.

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