Make learning fun and effective for 4-9 year olds with Packt's latest Moodle book

October 2011 | Moodle, Open Source

Packt’s latest Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will empower teachers to create online quizzes, puzzles, and games to enhance the learning ability of their students. Written by Nicholas Freear, this book will help combine face-to-face teaching with online activities in a classroom environment.

Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. It is designed to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content. Its open source license and modular design allows developers to create additional modules and features.

Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide will help Moodle teachers to adapt their existing lesson plans to online Moodle courses and will give ideas to create new activities, quizzes, and puzzles to make the learning process fun and interactive for young children. Written to Moodle 2, the examples in this book can also be used in previous versions of Moodle.

Using this book, teachers will learn to use the Moodle Database module to create story-telling activities and embed visualizations of historic and time-based events, using the SIMILE Timeline widget. This book will also help them to add fun games including word-search and hidden picture puzzles, embed Flash based puzzles to their courses. The book covers how to create visual spot-the-difference exercises using the lesson module which is one of the highlights of the book.

A fast-paced Beginner's Guide, the book is apt for teachers of children aged 4 to 9 who wish to integrate the Moodle open source virtual learning environment into their teaching. A basic knowledge of the Web is required. To learn more about the book and to get a copy or download a sample chapter, please visit: www.packtpub.com/moodle-2-for-teaching-4-9-year-olds-beginners-guide/book.


Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide
 Use Moodle to create quizzes, puzzles, and games to enhance the learning ability of your students with this book and ebook

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/moodle-2-for-teaching-4-9-year-olds-beginners-guide/book

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