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New Acronyms to Remember

LRMI: The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative has developed a common metadata specification for marking up online content that is educational in nature.
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LRMI: The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative has developed a common metadata specification for marking up online content that is educational in nature.

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LTI: The IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) framework aims to establish a standard way of integrating rich learning applications with platforms like learning management systems, portals, or other educational environments.

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November 2011, What’s New

19Pencils has launched an online resource to help K–8 teachers guide their students in finding specific Web content aligned to the curriculum.

Remembering Concepts

Tip: Teachers have concepts and information thrown at them daily. On top of that, they are asked to deal with loads of paperwork and accountability issues. When we ask teachers to learn one more thing, we need to respect how hard their job is and how much they have to do. Teachers will remember concepts

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Remember “Don’t copy that floppy”?

No need to confess if you do. But since digital piracy remains a problem, the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA ) released “Don’t Copy That 2” as part of SIIA ’s ongoing effort to help teachers educate K–12 students about the ethical and legal use of copyrighted materials, such as software, books, articles, music, and movies.

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January 2011 What’s New

Adobe Education Exchange is a free online community that provides educators the resources for preparing for new courses and projects, or instructions on the skills needed to teach with Adobe software.

What Adults Remember

Tip: Edgar Dale developed a cone shaped model (Dale's Cone of Experience, 1960) that represents how learners retain information. Learners tend to effectively retain 90% of the material when their participation is high (active learning) and retain less with low participation. People generally remember: 10% of what

World War II Remembered

World War II Remembered This school-made site honors 'The Greatest Generation' - the men and women who served our country in WWII. Teachers of social studies will appreciate the very detailed timelines of the pre-war and post-war periods as well as of the war itself, both European and Pacific

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor National Geographic provides a detailed overview of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Teachers can choose among many features to present the Pearl Harbor story. The most dramatic feature, however, is the Multimedia Map and Time Line that provides photos, footage,