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September 2013 Highlights

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

Themes/Events

September 2, 2013
Labor Day to honor working people. Yes, that's you!
September 8-14, 2013
National Arts in Education Week to promote education in the arts.
September 11, 2013
Patriot Day to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks in 2001.
September 17-23, 2013
Constitution Week and Citizenship Day celebrating unanimous approval by the 1787 Constitutional Convention of the proposed Constitution which was sent to Congress and the states for ratification.
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UEN Staff Picks

Cheese Science
Get your cheese geek to area Harmon's Stores for Cheese Science activities including microbiology, food science, geography of cheese and cheese careers. This event is great for your entire cheese-loving family (and extra credit for students)! September 20 from 4pm -7pm @ Emigration; September 21 from 1-4pm @ Bangerter; and September 27 from 2-7 pm @Station Park. Learn more!

App of the Month

Time Management Simulation for Kids
Hectic Harvest from PBS Kids is compatible with all devices and presents a fun time-management simulation game. Students help plant, water, and harvest crops at The Fizzy Farm in time to stock the Lunch Lab with fresh veggies. $1.99 in the Google Play and iTunes stores, or free on the web.
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Professional Learning

New ONE-Day classes
Try our new one-day classes featuring all new tools: Teaching Channel September 17, Adobe Connect & Effective Web Conferencing September 24, Information Literacy with Noodle Tools November 5. Learn more and register.

 

Teaching Channel
Tip: Start with a "Do Now" provides structure at the very beginning of class that helps set the tone for that day. See a 2 minute video of this stragegy in action. Search "Do Now" at TeachingChannel.org
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eMedia Features

Labor Day
  • TAH Connections. Farmers and Laborers in the 19th Century Video 1a
  • TAH Connections. Farmers and Laborers in the 19th Century Video 2a
  • TAH Connections. Farmers and Laborers in the 19th Century Video 2
  • Union Organizations
  • Joe Hill.
  • The Labor Force: Past, Present, and Future
  • Transcontinental Railroad Recruits Chinese Laborers
  • A Peoples' History of Utah: Episode 16: The Organization of Utah Labor
NEW Arts Series
  • Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists features lighthearted animated video biographies of Van Gogh, Monet, Cassatt, Warhol, Degas, Michelangelo, DaVinci, Rembrandt. Each 25 minute episode highlights the life, works, and accomplishments of the world's most famous artists. A memorable Art History introduction for learners of all ages. Search Getting to Know in eMedia.

 

NEW World Language Series
  • Top! Is a fun new video series for learners of Spanish, French, and German. Each 20 minute episode is in an engaging game-show format for grades 5-12. This is perfect for Dual Immersion and World Language classrooms. Search Top! In eMedia to see all the titles.
NEW UIMC+ Series
  • Remember, for schools and district that participate in the UIMC consortium, hundreds of additional media titles are available by logging in through your my.UEN account. See a short video with all the directions here.
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UEN-TV 9.1

American Graduate
American Graduate Day 2013: a national full-day multi-platform and outreach event dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis with special celebrity guests, relevant spokespeople and compelling stories from the students themselves. the event will be broadcast and stramed live from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. American Graduate Day will run from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on public media (check local listings) on September 28, 2013

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Public Affairs
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to the nation's 28th President. Established by Congress in 1968, and headquartered in Washington, D.C., it is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs. The Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open, and informed dialogue. Watch Wilson Forum Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
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KUED-7

NOVA for Patriot Day
Watch Ground Zero Skyscraper when NOVA returns to witness the completion of One World Trade Center in New York City. September 11 at 8:00 pm.

 

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