[Server-devel] moodle content

Tim Moody tim at timmoody.com
Fri Oct 16 09:35:52 EDT 2015

I am trying to assess the amount of free content available for moodle and opinions seem to vary greatly.


I am aware of https://moodle.net/ .  Does anyone have experience with this or other free content for moodle in terms of quality, coverage, etc.?




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Subject: [UKids] Re: [XSCE] Re: [support-gang] RFC School Server home page


On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 7:39 AM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net <mailto:tony_anderson at usa.net> > wrote:

Another requirement:

The homepage should be formatted for display on an XO with the
Browse activity.

I also believe the easiest way to support multiple languages is to use
icons and minimize text. Kids will learn quickly what happens when they
click on an icon.


Families too, as important as kids/teachers in our more vibrant communities.

Saturday I'll talk to Christine/Bill and/or the best digital artists I can find around the globe.

(Bonus if Bill Stelzer can commit, you can be sure the landing page will indeed include a lunar landing module ;)



On 10/16/2015 01:19 AM, Anish Mangal wrote:

Also to add, certain aspects to keep in mind while suggesting:

1. The homepage should be mobile-responsive, i.e., it should scale and
show up nicely on mobile and tablet screens.

2. The homepage should be not too difficult to, and support translations
in various languages we currently claim to have. (English, Hindi,
French, Creole, Spanish).

On Friday 16 October 2015 09:42 AM, Tim Moody wrote:

For some time the XSCE schoolserver has had an html page as its home page,
which deployments can customize with an editor, that has links to content
and supports multiple languages.  A screen shot of one incarnation is

Two alternatives are now available in the form of playbook roles for both
wordpress and dokuwiki, though no actual layouts have been submitted.  I am
requesting community input on layouts, approaches, or in the case of
wordpress and dokuwiki templates that are suitable to this purpose.

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