Entries Tagged as 'moodle'

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Student Achievement on Display at Watauga Workshop

Robin Fred
The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning
(March 27, 2009) - The final QTL IT Spring Workshop is going on right now at Watauga High School in Boone. We have about a dozen people on hand and had a busy morning with discussions, a virtualization lab and a tour of the Appalachian State IT [...]

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Don’t Get Phished or Pharmed!

By Scott Gupton
Computer Engineering Teacher, New Bern High School
Just last month a good friend was the victim of ID theft.  They are still cutting up cards and on the phone for hours trying to fix the problem.
Take a look at this PDF file - a very good example of a “Phishing” site.  It is very [...]

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Moodle Helps “Meet Our Students Where They Are”

By Kimberly Mayo
Washington (NC) High School

My name is Kimberly S. Mayo, but most people know me as Kim, and I teach a variety of business classes as well as Computer Engineering Technology I and II at Washington High School, Beaufort County Schools, in Washington, North Carolina.
Although I am 52 years old and I believe [...]

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Setting Up Your Own Moodle Server

Robin Fred
The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning
The stars are aligning for the rapid expansion of online learning.  Colleges and continuing education systems have been on the bandwagon for years, and they’re accelerating online courses as student needs change, gas prices rise, and technology improves.  Now many high school teachers are taking a greater interest.
Moodle is an [...]

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Engaging Games for Moodle

Kathy Tarlton
West Montgomery High School
This past year I took on teaching a couple of courses that I had never taught before in the Business area. My VoCATs scores left a bit to be desired during the first semester. This unsuccessful bout with VoCATs drove me to look for ways to improve my scores.
In the second [...]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Free Moodle Classrooms

As the resident “QTL Moodle Dude” I am often asked about if a teacher can use the QTLMoodle site for their “other” courses. Unfortunately, my answer to that question is “no”. Hey, I understand, I LOVE Moodle and use it for all of my classes. However, I also understand that my QTL friends don’t have the resources to support other classes. In addition, some teachers at my school aren’t fortunate enough to be involved in any of the QTL Programs. So, I did a little research for a colleague today and thought that I might share my results here: