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November 2012 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks App of the Month Professional Learning
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Themes/Events

November 6, 2012
Election Day and VoteUtah
November 11, 2012
Veteran's Day
November 12, 2012
Utah's lovely Arches National Park was originally proclaimed a national monument April 12, 1929, was established as a national park November 12, 1971.
All Month
National American Indian Heritage Month, established by Presidential proclamation to recognize the history, culture, and contributions of American Indian people. Get great curriculum resources here.
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UEN Staff Picks

American Indian Film Festival
Join the UEN team and our great community partners for special free film screenings throughout November. First rate films in person and online, for learners of all ages. Check out these American Indian Heritage resources.

 

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App of the Month

Chicken Coop Fractions Game
Estimate the decimal equivalent of a given fraction by placing a nest on the numberline.  The hens then fire an egg at the correct answer.  If your nest is too far off target, the chicken coop gets very messy with splattered eggs! (for iOS/Free)

Professional Learning

Pajama Compatible
Did you know UEN offers many online courses for professional development? We've partnered with USOE and others to create rich courses that help with your technology prowess in the classroom. Learn more!
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eMedia Features

Veteran's Day
  • Facing It, by Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair
  • Ken Burns: The War
  • Korean War Stories
  • Soldiers of Conscience
  • The March of the Bonus Army
  • The World War II Memorial: A Testament to Freedom
  • Utah World War II Stories
  • Vietnam Veteran Memorial
  • World War II Remembered - A Letter to David
Election Day
  • 2.3: Listening in on the Election Process
  • Election Day: Voter Registration in Wisconsin (Clip 2 of 5)
  • Citizens Rule. How We Elect Our President.
  • Inside the Voting Booth
  • Research and the Internet - Election Research
  • Otto Runs for President

 

National American Indian Heritage Month
  • Comparing the Lives of Native Peoples
  • Exploring Our Past: Native American Life
  • Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
  • History of American Indian Achievement
  • The Journey of Sacagawea
  • Listening to Our Ancestors
  • The Long Walk
  • Native Peoples of the Great Plains
  • Reading Rainbow: The Gift of the Sacred Dog
  • Storytelling the Navaho Way
  • Ute Beadwork Walking in Two Worlds
  • We Shall Remain
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UEN-TV 9.1

Racing the Rez
Follow high school cross-country runners from their classrooms to their remote homes, from grueling runs across canyons and mesas to their ultimate day of reckoning - the state meet - and beyond. Saturday, November 24 @ 8:00 p.m.

A History of American Indian Achivement in America
Join host Tyler Christopher, a 21st Century American Indian, as he brings a new vision to a remarkable journey. These programs bring little known American Indian accomplishments to the viewer in this enlightening tribute to the American Indian. This 8-part series airs Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. beginning November 7.

 

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MHz Worldview 9.2

News of the World
It's an evening ritual - watching the nightly news. Now you can see what's going on in Germany, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, France, Russia, and other world locales with MHz Worldview's weeknight news block from 5-10 pm.

KUED-7

The Dust Bowl
Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Watch The Dust Bowl November 18 and 19 beginning at 7:00 pm.
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