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November 2013 Highlights

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


November 5, 2013
Election Day
November 11, 2013
Veteran's Day to celebrate the anniversary of the WWI Armistice between the Allied Powers and the Central Powers signed in 1918. Hostilities ceased at 11 am on the 11th month and 11th day.
November 19, 2013
150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by President Lincoln. Participate in remembering this important event at GettyReady
November 22, 2013
50th Anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assasination. Watch The Kennedy Half-Century on UEN-TV Wednesday Nov 20 at 9:00 pm. This one-hour documentary features Ron Reagan Jr., Ari Fleischer, James Carville, and other dignitaries exploring Kennedy's legacy. The program is also accompanied by an open online course.
November 25-26, 2013
Utah's First Native American Storytelling Festival at Taylorsville High School and Canyons School District Offices for teachers and students. Honor, explore, and celebrate the impact of story on Utah's Indigenous Day.
November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving Day
All Month
National Native American Heritage Month by presidential proclamation to remember the contributions of American Indians and Alaska Natives and to honor the unique heritage of our contintent's first inhabitants.
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UEN Staff Picks

Literary Analysis
November 29 is Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day (depending on your views about consumer spending) consider having your class do informational research and a debate on these two perspectives; and don't forget Small Business Saturday

Professional Learning

Register for Classes
UEN has a whole new batch of online and in person classes starting in November. Learn more.
Teaching Channel
Register for the new Utah Teaching Channel with a Utah school email address and be invited to special Utah-only features including videos by our UEN Professional Development team, Q & A with your peers, and engaging just-in-time videos for teaching. Register and be sure to use your school email address.
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App of the Month

PBS Kids Peg + Cat
Math-based experiences for young children have never been this awesome! Visit for access to video clips, games, downloadable apps, hands-on activities for small and large groups, and tools to take math home with parents and caregivers. The program is on KUED-7 and there's even more online. Seriously, this site is great, it's from the Fred Rogers Company.
Speeches: Abe Lincoln
This App is a collection of speeches of Abraham Lincoln for iOS devices ($1.99)


Too Much Thanksgiving?
What better App during this harvest feasting month than Calorie Counter? This App has over 30 screens, a huge food database and free web site access for online food entries to help you track your daily consumption. Perfect for CTE, Health, and Nutrition classes too. It's Free for iOS devices.
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eMedia Features

National Native American Heritage Month
  • Ball State University Electronic Field Trips. Sharing Perspectives at the National Museum of the AmericanIndian.
  • Reading Rainbow: The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 01: American Indians Populate the North American Continent
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 02: The Golden Age of Ancient American Indians.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 03: The Great Transition.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 04: Resistance and Acceptance.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 05: The New Indian Leaders.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 06: Plains Indians War.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 07: The Emergence of the American Indian Hero.
  • A History of American Indian Achievement. Program 08: American Indian Renaissance.
  • TAH Connections. American Indians in the 20th Century 1
  • TAH Connections. American Indians in the 20th Century 2
  • A Peoples' History of Utah: Episode 12: Utah's Indians in the 1800s
  • Surviving Columbus.
  • American Experience. We Shall Remain Episode 01: After the Mayflower
  • American Experience. We Shall Remain Episode 02: Tecumseh's Vision
  • American Experience. We Shall Remain Episode 03: Trail of Tears
  • American Experience. We Shall Remain Episode 4: Geronimo
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: The Paiute
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: The Ute
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: The Navajo
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: The Goshute
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: The Northwestern Shoshone


  • Reading Rainbow: Giving Thanks
  • 16th and 17th Century Turning Points in US History. 1586-1619.
  • The Plymouth Colony
  • Destination America. The Earth is the Lord's.
  • Freedom: A History of US. Episode 03-Liberty for All?
  • Reading Rainbow: Watch the Stars Come Out
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UEN-TV 9.1

American Indian History
A History of American Indian Achivement in America tells the story of little known accomplishments in an enlightening tribute. Watch the 8-part series Wednesdays at 8:00 pm beginning November 6.


Defending the Homeland: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces is a new program chronicling contributions from the American Revolution to present day Iraq and Afghanistan. Watch Saturday November 9 at 8:00 pm
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MHz Worldview 9.2

News from Ireland
New on MHz Worldview, watch fresh news from Ireland each weekday with programs from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in English.


November 19, 2013
Lincoln @ Gettysburg at 9:00 pm explores the Civil War in this new program.
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