THE BENEFITS OF USING MOODLEBy: Rebecca Popielewski
A LITTLE ABOUT ME Currently enrolled in American College of Education’s Educational Technology Degree Program. Taught 1 year at Ridgewood High School. Currently in my 2nd year at Lake Zurich Middle School North. Certified to teach secondary Math with endorsements in Middle School Math I love using technology in my classroom!
OUTCOMES Teachers will log in and set up their Moodle. Teachers will demonstrate how to use Moodle as a way to communicate with their students.
WHAT IS A MOODLE “Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)” (retrieved from http://moodle.org/about/). Is great for creating discussion boards. Can use for creating online quizzes.
EXAMPLES OF MOODLEPlease see email with links to various teachers in the district who use Moodle.
LETS LOG INo Please second email with log in account name and password.o Click link to access to Moodle.o Enter your username.o Enter provided password.o If you wish to change your password, you may do so by clicking on personal settings.
15 MINUTE BREAK At this time, please feel free to take a 15 minute break. Before the time is up please fill out the survey provided in your email.
HANDS ON PORTION Now you will work on your own Moodle. I am available for any questions you may have.