Archive for the 'Moodle Class Ideas' Category



Moodle Activity – Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose your own adventure books are fun.  You have an element of control and that makes you part of the story.  Why not create a choose your own adventure story in Moodle using a variety of activities including the Lesson activity.

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Moodle Activity – Subject Selection

One activity that students often have to do,   and one that can be stressful for them is subject selection.  A typical approach is to tell them about the various options available and then to give them some time to decide.  Today we’re going to use the quiz activity to support this with a questionnaire that will offer useful feedback.

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Moodle Activity – Character Development

Your class is writing a book or creating a play.  You need to develop characters and you want a structured way to approach it.  Why not use a database in Moodle.

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Moodle Activity – Competitive Wiki

The wiki is an awesome tool for collaborative learning.  Let’s take it one step further though and add some motivation.  Let’s turn it into a competition.

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Moodle Activity – Brainstorming

Students attend school to learn.  But what is it that they are actually there to learn?  Is it the class material?  Or is it something else.  I believe that the main aim of school is not to learn the material but to learn how to learn and to learn how to organise (to organise yourself,  to organise yourself,  to organise your life,  to organise you life).  You go to school to learn how to think. This is the fundamental skill that is going to determine how successful you are in your life.

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Moodle Idea – Student frame of mind

How often have you thought about what frame of mind you are in while you are doing something?  Have you ever thought about how your frame of mind might effect how you approach that activity?  I’m willing to bet your students mostly give little thought to this as well.  Let’s see if we can change that.

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Moodle Idea – mix things up a little

Conventional wisdom states that things should be consistent.  When things are consistent then people are comfortable,  they know what to expect,  things are easier for them.  Unfortunately people also become complacent when things are consistent and this is not always desirable in effective teaching.

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