Zoom Meeting Plugin Now Available For Moodle 3.11

Zoom, another webinar tool for web-based meetings and synchronous sessions, has a straightforward —and unofficial— plugin to integrate with Moodle-based LMS. Install it in your […]

More than just a pretty face

I’ve blogged in favour of digital badges in the past, not because they’re colourful motivators – which arguably they are, at least for some people […]

Moodle 3.9 Is Out — How Does It Stack Up In The ‘LMS Space Race’?

Moodle HQ has launched the 3.9 release of the open source edition of its Learning Management System. This release, the company claims, is “very much […]

Why We Introduced Lunch & Learn - And Your Business Should Too

It all started when we were a training company. We needed dedicated training management software that would allow us to efficiently track and manage courses, […]

How to record students attendance in Moodle course #MoodleTips

Are you still recording the students attendance using a paper chart?or else Do you record attendance in Excel sheet? Do you know that you can […]

#310 Using the Moodle Feedback Activity? Share questions using templates

We covered the confusingly named Feedback Activity in Moodle a few posts ago, see: #160 Moodle Feedback [1/2]: An easy way to survey your students! You use […]

Text Code Key

As many of you probably know, the concept of metacognitive active reading - more specifically annotations - is abuzz in the education world. In an […]

Interactive Review: IXL

We are absolutely loving the IXL 30 day free trial! Click to sign up for your free trial! The free trial gives teachers (or parents) […]

Main Idea Cards

Have you tried our Main Idea Cards? This strategy is a great way to improve reading comprehension with metacognition and close reading. It also helps […]

Text Translation Station

One of the stations on the Stations: Writing page is the Text Translation station. At this station, students are given text messages to read and […]

Fortune Cookie Stations

Try this unique station idea for assigning mystery topics for students! Make fortune cookies out of paper. There is a great tutorial by Simply Modern […]

Mark My Words Paraphrasing Activity

This activity allows students to practice summarizing and paraphrasing.  It is imperative that students do not change the meaning of a text when rewriting or […]

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