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Moodle 1.9 English Teacher's Cookbook by Silvina P. Hillar

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Debating a topic

In this task, we are going to use a methodology that we have already used many times in a debate, though it will be used virtually using resources from Web 2.0. In this recipe, we are going to use Twitter because what we need are simple statements. We are going to ask our students to debate on the following topic: what similarities or differences do they find between The Lord of the Rings, and Chronicles of Narnia. We are going to create a link to a website, which illustrates some differences and similarities. Afterwards, we are to use Twitter, and finally they are going to write their opinion in a Journal in Moodle. So, let's get started!

Getting ready

We can create an account in Twitter using the name of the subject, activity, ...

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