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January 2013 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks App of the Month Professional Learning
eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 MHz WorldView 9.2 KUED-7


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National Blood Donor Month
January 07, 2013
Governor Gary Herbert and Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell Inauguration Day. Watch live on UEN-TV at 11:00 a.m.
January 21, 2013
The 57th quadrennial Presidential Inauguration presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Learn more (including great history resources)
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UEN Staff Picks

Utah Legislature
The Utah Legislature begins January 28, 2013. Learn more about UEN's fiscal request, explore the documents we've prepared for legislators, and send some words of praise we can post on our website.


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App of the Month

Counting Coins
With this Counting Coins app students can work alone, with a partner, a teacher or a volunteer in four ways: Match the Value, Make The Total, How Many Cents? And Show Values. Free for iOS.

Professional Learning

Text Alerts and Twitter
Get timely tech tips, course announcements, and notifications by signing up for UEN PD Text Alerts. To sign up simply text UEN to 91011 or follow @UENPD on Twitter.
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eMedia Features

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Great Hearts of Courage: Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • In Remembrance of Martin.
  • American Experience. Citizen King.
  • Preparing for Close Reading with Students
  • Close Reading of Text: MLK "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
  • Analyzing King's "I Have a Dream" Speech
  • A Ripple of Hope: A True Story of Personal Courage and Responsibility
  • A History of Black Achievement in America: 7 - Civil Rights
  • Frontline. A Class Divided.
  • Elizabeth Alexander: Poetry and the 2009 Inauguration
  • George Washington's First Inaugural Speech (1789) and Resource Materials
  • President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961): Image 1
  • President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961): Image 2
  • Polk Uses his Inaugural Address to Advocate U.S. Expansion
  • Lincoln's Growth and Change


  • Winter Birds
  • Trees in Winter
  • Tracking Winter Wildlife
  • Poetry Everywhere. Lines for Winter.
  • Animal Tracks in Winter
  • EarthSky Podcasts: Thomas Bancroft describes citizen scientist winter bird count
  • Frozen Frogs
  • American Experience. The Donner Party.
  • Dress for the Weather
  • Reading Rainbow: Snowy Day: Stories and Poems
  • Climate Science. Episode 6: Climate Change in the American West
  • Bear Snores On...and More Stories to Celebrate the Seasons.
  • NOVA. Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice.
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UEN-TV 9.1

Test Prep
This is Only a Test is a four part series that won the iParenting Media Award to teach test-taking and stress management skills for kids. Watch Saturday Jan 5 from 8-10 a.m. or record from your home DVR for an in-class lesson that may have big benefits.
Cheese Science
A new season of UEN Cheese Science program called Cheese Slices airs Mondays at 8 pm beginning January 28. Watch on UEN-TV, learn cheese science online and taste cheese with our friendly outreach sponsor, Harmon's Foods. Learn more.

MHz Worldview 9.2

World Affairs
World Affairs Today is a public information service of the World Affairs Council in Washington D.C. Each week the program focuses on a major global issue and foreign policy topic. The series premieres Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. with prominent speakers. Jan 6 - The Future of U.S. Space Exploration; Jan 13 Afghanistan; Jan 20 The Euro Crisis; Jan 27 Syria.
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The Abolitionists
Learn more about a force that literally changed the nation in American Experience: The Abolitionists Tuesdays in January at 8 pm with repeats Sundays at 9 pm.


Michelle Rhee
Frontline: The Education of Michelle Rhee explores the tumultuous three year D.C. education chancellor's job and subsequent national role on Tuesday January 8 at 9 pm
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