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October 2013 Highlights

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


October 9, 2013
Governor's Education Summit begins at 3:30. Watch on TV or online.
October 14, 2013
Columbus Day in some states and Indigenous People's Day in others.
October 15-18, 2013
SAINTCON Security conference at Weber State University
October 31, 2013
All Month
Artisan Cheese Month and Crime Prevention Month, National Principals Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oktoberfest
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UEN Staff Picks

Are you up for the challenge? Memorize, study and apply the Gettysburg Address as part of a national recognition of the 150th anniversary. Visit for curriculum ideas, discussion starters, news and events, interactives for whiteboards, and other cool stuff.

App of the Month

Learners can build, rebuild, and take apart skeletal creations using Build-A-Skeleton. Compatible with iOS devices and available in the iTunes store for $0.99
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Professional Learning

UEN's talented PD team will be at the UEA Convention and Education Expo October 17-18, be sure to stop by for creative and effective ed tech ideas!


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eMedia Features

Halloween: Witches, Skeletons, Spiders, Pumpkins
  • Halloween Party
  • Song: "What're You Gonna Be On Halloween?"
  • Safety Tips Bats, Cats and Skeletons
  • Bianca Gets a Present
  • Carving Pumpkins
  • Pig Pumpkin - Spelling the word PUMPKIN
  • Cyberchase: Trick or Treat - Math
  • A Very Brave Witch. - Animated Story
  • Garden Spiders
  • Scientific American Frontiers. Spiders.
  • Western Soundscapes: Interview with Damian Elias on the Subject of Spider Sounds
  • Tarantula Time
  • Cyberchase: Episode 307
  • Daddy Long Legs, by Ted Kooser - Poetry Everywhere


Halloween Continued...
  • Skeletons: Overview - AP Biology Course
  • Moving Muscles and Bones: Skeleton Clip
  • Witches Curse: Of Fungus and Witches
  • Witches Curse: Explore Salem
  • Draw Me a Story. The Magic Tree. Black line master - Witch.
  • Soundzabound Music Library. Volume 3. Disc 3. Sound Effects. Witch Cackle.
  • Three Sovereigns for Sarah. Part 01. - About Salem Witch Trials - Award Winning Cast
  • Three Sovereigns for Sarah. Part 02. - About Salem Witch Trials - Award Winning Cast
  • Three Sovereigns for Sarah. Part 03. - About Salem Witch Trials - Award Winning Cast
  • The Decayed Pumpkin Barfing Pumpkin - Lessons in Chemical Change
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UEN-TV 9.1

The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer is a new program where concussion and head injury issues are explored with coaches, players, parents and health professionals. Watch Friday October 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Old-Time Radio
It's radio you can see, complete with actors, music, and a crew of sound effects technicians creating it all before your eyes in this Emmy Award Winning series. Watch 1940's style radio productions Frankenstein: Theater of the Mind Sunday October 20 at 8:00 pm and Dracula: Theater of the Mind Sunday October 27 at 8:00 pm

MHz Worldview 9.2

Watch Live!
MHz Worldview Live! Did you know UEN's globally-minded digital channel is also available as an App or live web stream? It's true! You can watch your favorite news, mysteries, and cultural programs wherever you are. Click MHz Worldview at or search for the MHz Networks App in GooglePlay or iTunes.
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NEW Math Program
Peg + Cat solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills. Watch weekdays at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Chess Club
POV Brooklyn Castle October 7 at 9:00 pm looks at how chess became a Brooklyn public school's unlikely inspiration for academic success.


American Graduate
The Graduates presents an intimate look at how students and teachers are faring in a stressed public education system. October 21 at 9:00 pm
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