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Groups, Glossaries andGood Practices<br />K-12<br />Lisa Kidder<br />
Overview<br />Why and How would you use “____”<br />Think about some possibilities<br />Look at some lesser used tools<br ...
Good Practices<br />Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Quality Matters™ (QM™)<br />
Universal Design for Learning<br />Guidelines for creating content<br />Underlying goal – turn novice learners into expert...
Quality Matters™<br />Rubric designed to evaluate your overall course<br />Alignment is key – activities support expected ...
We are going to look at specific principles from both UDL and QM™<br />
Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br /> Learning activities foster te...
Using Groups to Foster Collaboration and Community<br />
How Can I Use Groups?<br />Create groups for forums to increase student interaction and build community<br />Provide a “pl...
Adding Groups to Activities and Resources<br />Groups can be used on any resource or activity.<br />Groups are assigned in...
Create Groups Manually or Automatically<br />
Do some planning before you begin creating and using groups.If you have a class of 12 and create 6 groups of 2 for a forum...
And then you create individual groups for a journaling activity…<br />
Students end up in 2 separate groups!<br />
The solution is groupings.<br />
Groupings Allow You to Create Various Sets of Groups.<br />
Now you can create various sizes and types of groups and assign the specific grouping to an activity.<br />
Adding a Grouping to Activities and Resources<br />You can assign a specific grouping for the activity<br />You can restri...
Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br /> Learning activities foster te...
Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowl...
Using Glossaries to Foster Student Engagement<br />
How is the Glossary Different?<br />Teacher and/or the student created<br />Ratings<br />Commenting<br />Categories, Alpha...
Settings for a Glossary<br />
How Can I Use a Glossary?<br />Book Reports<br />FAQ<br />Collection of “___”<br />Course Notes<br />Course Resources<br /...
Random Glossary Entry Block<br />
Vocabulary Words - Expanded<br />
Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowl...
Universal Design for Learning<br />Checkpoint 2.5: Illustrate through multiple media<br />Checkpoint 3.1: Activate or supp...
Quality Matters™<br />5.2: Learning activities foster teacher-student, content-student, and if appropriate to the course, ...
Resources<br />Universal Design for Learning: http://www.udlcenter.org<br />Quality Matters – K12: http://www.qmprogram.or...
Resources (continued)<br />Moodle.org<br />Support – Documentation<br />Creative Glossary Ideas: http://moodle.org/mod/for...
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Groups, glossaries and good practices in Moodle for K12

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Presentation given at the K12 Moodle Moot at ISU in October 2011

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Groups, glossaries and good practices in Moodle for K12

  1. 1. Groups, Glossaries andGood Practices<br />K-12<br />Lisa Kidder<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Why and How would you use “____”<br />Think about some possibilities<br />Look at some lesser used tools<br />Bigger picture – not so much on the “how to”<br />Some resources at the end<br />
  3. 3. Good Practices<br />Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Quality Matters™ (QM™)<br />
  4. 4. Universal Design for Learning<br />Guidelines for creating content<br />Underlying goal – turn novice learners into expert learners<br />Creating curricula that meets the needs of all learners<br />
  5. 5. Quality Matters™<br />Rubric designed to evaluate your overall course<br />Alignment is key – activities support expected learning<br />Incorporates technology appropriately<br />
  6. 6. We are going to look at specific principles from both UDL and QM™<br />
  7. 7. Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br /> Learning activities foster teacher-student, content-student, and if appropriate to the course, student-student interaction.(5.2)<br />
  8. 8. Using Groups to Foster Collaboration and Community<br />
  9. 9. How Can I Use Groups?<br />Create groups for forums to increase student interaction and build community<br />Provide a “place” for students to meet online<br />Forums – asynchronous<br />Chats – synchronous<br />Individual groups for journals<br />
  10. 10. Adding Groups to Activities and Resources<br />Groups can be used on any resource or activity.<br />Groups are assigned in the Common Module section<br />Click ‘Show Advanced’ for the Grouping options<br />
  11. 11. Create Groups Manually or Automatically<br />
  12. 12. Do some planning before you begin creating and using groups.If you have a class of 12 and create 6 groups of 2 for a forum…<br />
  13. 13. And then you create individual groups for a journaling activity…<br />
  14. 14. Students end up in 2 separate groups!<br />
  15. 15. The solution is groupings.<br />
  16. 16. Groupings Allow You to Create Various Sets of Groups.<br />
  17. 17. Now you can create various sizes and types of groups and assign the specific grouping to an activity.<br />
  18. 18. Adding a Grouping to Activities and Resources<br />You can assign a specific grouping for the activity<br />You can restrict an activity for only the selected grouping<br />Click ‘Show Advanced’ for the Grouping options<br />
  19. 19. Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br /> Learning activities foster teacher-student, content-student, and if appropriate to the course, student-student interaction.(5.2)<br />
  20. 20. Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowledge. (3.1)<br />The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. (6.2)<br />
  21. 21. Using Glossaries to Foster Student Engagement<br />
  22. 22. How is the Glossary Different?<br />Teacher and/or the student created<br />Ratings<br />Commenting<br />Categories, Alphabet, Search, Tags<br />Easy to Import and Export<br />Link entries throughout the course<br />Random glossary entry block<br />
  23. 23. Settings for a Glossary<br />
  24. 24. How Can I Use a Glossary?<br />Book Reports<br />FAQ<br />Collection of “___”<br />Course Notes<br />Course Resources<br />Database of Articles<br />List of Useful Websites<br />Language Vocabulary w/Audio & Pictures!<br />Mini Research Projects<br />Moodle Tips<br />Student Created Quiz Questions<br />Quotes<br />Rateable “___” Archive<br />Important Terms<br />Encyclopedia<br />
  25. 25. Random Glossary Entry Block<br />
  26. 26. Vocabulary Words - Expanded<br />
  27. 27. Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowledge. (3.1)<br />The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. (6.2)<br />
  28. 28. Universal Design for Learning<br />Checkpoint 2.5: Illustrate through multiple media<br />Checkpoint 3.1: Activate or supply background knowledge <br />Checkpoint 8.3:Foster collaboration and community<br />
  29. 29. Quality Matters™<br />5.2: Learning activities foster teacher-student, content-student, and if appropriate to the course, student-student interaction <br />6.2: The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. <br />
  30. 30. Resources<br />Universal Design for Learning: http://www.udlcenter.org<br />Quality Matters – K12: http://www.qmprogram.org/grades-6-12<br />ISU – Instructional Technology Resource Center http://isu.edu/itrc/handouts.shtml<br />
  31. 31. Resources (continued)<br />Moodle.org<br />Support – Documentation<br />Creative Glossary Ideas: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=54403&mode=3<br />Moodle Demo Site: http://demo.moodle.net/<br />Moodle.org Forums: http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=5<br />

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