Teaching with Moodle

Moodle tips and tricks straight from the classroom

Dearborn Moodle Moot 2017

July 19th and 20th and August 15th and 16th http://moot.dearbornschools.org The Dearborn Moodle Moots focus on actual implementation for YOUR classroom. The first day is instructional. Lots of choice, models and tools are shared. The second day is all about...

Effective Peer Assessment that Transcends Technology

Over the past two years, several teachers in Dearborn have been integrating technology to help their students engage in effective peer- and self-assessment. Utilizing the Moodle Workshop module, students have assessed their own work and that of their peers with...

Multilingual Moodle

Teachers across our district work tirelessly to crush barriers to student learning. Armed with a desire to do whatever it takes, many rightly equip themselves with a tool set that includes technology in order to make themselves extremely effective at...

Self-Assessment and Peer Review

The Workshop Module is one of the most underutilized tools in Moodle.  This teacher uses the Workshop to build student accountability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJxsg8nrKc4

The Open Source Learning Stack – Everything your district needs to take ownership of learning

Experience a fully integrated learning playground where open source powers web conferencing, portfolios, classroom / school websites, and all the bells and whistles that make all of this manageable with limited resources. Be ready to learn about the best open source tools, integration, and experiences learned over the last 10 years of building and using an open source learning stack.

Test Averages Jump. Test Anxiety Dropped.

Read the full story over at the Tech Coaches blog in Dearborn Public Schools At one point, I decided to try something new to force students to have to interact with the material. Instead of spending many hours making the notes and study guides better, more colorful,...

Part Two: Better Writing with Peer Review

Using H5P plugin for Moodle to Guide Student Writing Check out Part One To begin the writing process we want students to follow a format.  First they must summarize the parts of the Declaration of Independence and then write a paragraph for each section.  H5P is a new...

Part One: Better Writing with Peer Review

This is part one of a series as we will be covering a writing workshop where students peer review using a rubric.  The subject matter is the Declaration of Independence. How do you go about trying to increase writing skills and expose students to writings from peers...

Impressive use of Lessons

As impressive as the lesson is, the most significant aspect is in the ways it changes Mrs. Maynor’s role as a teacher. Since the lesson is prepared in advance with embedded assessment and multimedia, Maynor spent most of her time dealing individually with students and...

Unleash Teacher Collaboration in Moodle

Copying is good thing - unless you are taking a test!  Why reinvent the wheel when other teachers can help get you started.  We have created a new User Role for Moodle which allows you to collaborate/share items from your course with another teacher.  This new...


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