DigCompEdu Competence area

5.2 Differentiation and personalisation

Progression Level

Expert (B2)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

The recipe is aimed at teachers and content creators who wish to create a blended learning lesson to develop grammar and vocabulary exercises for homework.

Target group

A2 – B2 depending on the tasks created online that the learners have to fulfill.


  • PC/laptop/smartphome
  • Internet connection
  • Moodle software installed
  • Ideas for exercises or exercises prepared beforehand to put into Moodle
  • Optional: other websites such as YouTube, BookWidgets, etc.
  • Optional: speakers, headphones


The recipe enables educators to develop exercises for grammar or vocabulary learning through a blended learning format. It enables educators to employ digital learning environments which are motivating and engaging. It also put learners’ active uses of digital technologies at the centre of the instructional process.

How to do it (step by step)

Step 1

Go to your Moodle website.

Step 2

Log in using your user name and password.

Step 3

Go to the course for which you developed the exercises.

Step 4

Click the “settings” icon.

Step 5

Turn editing on.

Step 6

Click “Add an activity or resource”.

Step 7

Choose the type of activity you wish to add from the list.

Step 8

Click “Add”. This will lead you to the mask you need to fill out to create the exercise.

Step 9

Give your activity a name. There’s a number of other settings that you can complete now or at a later time. Save your work by clicking “Save and display”.

Step 10

On the page that opens you, click “Edit quiz”.

Step 11

On the page that opens up, click “Add” on the right hand-side.

Step 12

In the menu that opens up, click “+ a new question”.

Step 13

In the menu that opens up, choose the type of questions you wish to create from the list. Click “Add” to confirm your choice.

Step 14

Now you can start building the exercise. Give the question a name in the field “Question name”.

Step 15

Write down your text or question in the field “Question text”.

Step 16

When you’ve completed all the fields, click “Save changes” at the bottom of the page.

Step 17

On the page that opens up, you will now be able to see the exercise you have just created. If you want to preview the exercise, click on the magnifying glass icon on the right hand-side.

Step 18

Now you can see what your exercise looks like and click through it as the students would.

Step 19

If you’re done, click “Turn editing off”.

Step 20

Log out.

There is more…

Moodle is just one way of creating interactive exercises. It’s a great tool as it allows inserting many different exercises and online materials. However, in order to use Moodle in class teachers need to do some work. First of all, teachers need to get the software installed and create a course before they can start uploading material.

Moodle has many different features and is not always intuitive so creating activities in Moodle takes some time and getting used. This needs to be considered before implementing Moodle in class.

See the links provided below to get further information on Moodle and tutorials on how to get started with the platform.

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