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May 2013 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks App of the Month Professional Learning
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May 5-11, 2013
Water Week on UEN-TV highlights water issues for Utah, the West, and the World each night on UEN-TV.
May 12, 2013
Mother's Day
May 28, 2013
Memorial Day
May 29, 2013
CI-WATER Annual Symposium at the Natural History Museum of Utah with keynote speaker Dr. Miriah Meyer, student poster sessions, and cool STEM activities for learners of all ages. All events are free but registration is required in advance. Learn more...
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UEN Staff Picks

Kindergarten Readiness
It's that time of year when young learners are registering for Kindergarten! It's also the perfect time to introduce families to Preschool Pioneer so they can build critical skills between now and back-to-school time. You can explore all the literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional applications, games, and learning tools at

App of the Month

Language Learning
Duolingo - Learn Spanish, French, and German helps with those end-of-year tests and maintaining language skills over the summer. This highly rated app won and Editor's Choice award from PC Magazine. It's for grades 7-12 (and adults) and available FREE for iOS devices.
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Professional Learning

New PD Manager
UEN welcomed a NEW manager of our Professional Development team last month. Justin Brooksby is working hard to bring the best UEN courses and instructors to schools throughout Utah. You can reach him at and learn more about him with this month's Teacher Feature at

5 Days, 5 Ways to Thank You!
For Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10, Teaching Channel is celebrating with a 5 Days, 5 Ways Giveaway to say thank you for all your hard work. They are giving away nearly 400 gifts throughout the week, including a Grand Friday Thank You! See details...


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eMedia Features

Mother's Day
  • Reading Rainbow: A Chair for my Mother
  • Reading Rainbow: Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies - a story of adoption
  • Learn Genetics: Lick Your Rats
  • Poetry Everywhere: Mother's Day by Daisy Zamora
  • Poetry Everywhere: The Lanyard by Billy Collins
  • Poetry Everywhere: I Go Back to May by Sharon Olds
  • Frontline: The Farmer's Wife Part 01 and Part 02
  • Cracking the Code: The Continuing Saga of Genetics


  • The Number Crew: Spring Cleaning
  • The Number Crew: Spring Cleaning - Spanish
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Beaufort Lagoon Spring Runoff (ambient audio recording)
  • Soundzabound Music Library Vol 2 Disc 2 Classical Spring Song (Mendelssohn)
  • American Experience: Fatal Flood
  • Bear Snores On…and More Stories to Celebrate the Seasons
  • Ball State Univ. Electronic Field Trips: Fastballs, Flips & Physics, Science on the Sandlot
  • Reading Rainbow: Come a Tide
  • NOVA. Becoming Green. What's Up With the Weather?
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UEN-TV 9.1

Unlocking the Secrets of our Cells: The Nobel Prize highlights Nobel Loaureates in Physicology, Medicine, Physics and Chemistry who have all unveiled new microworld knowledge. Watch Monday May 13 at 9:00 pm.

Health / Physical Ed.
Sidelined: Concussions in Sports presents modern research revealing how concussions damage memory and cognitive thinking. The program features former high school and NFL athletes. Watch Friday May 17 at 8:30 pm.


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MHz Worldview 9.2

Health and Prevention in Spanish
Nationally-reknowned cancer specialist and radion personality Dr. Elmer Huerta hosts Hablemos de Salud, an innovative Spanish-language medical program discussing general health topics, media news, answers to viewer calls and interviews with guests. In Spanish with English captions. Watch Saturdays at 2:00 pm.


Constitution USA with Peter Sagal explores the creation, challenges, reshaping, and contemporary debates over rights and the role of government. Watch the four-part series Tuesdays at 8:00 pm beginning May 7.
Commencement Broadcasts
Be inspired by college commencements in May: University of Utah Saturday May 4 at 5:30 pm, Dixie State University Saturday May 11 at 3:00 pm.
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