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June 2014 Highlights

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

Themes/Events

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June Conferences
June 14
Flag Day
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UEN Staff Picks

Utah National Parks
Utah is home to five of the most amazing National Parks. If you're not able to visit them this summer - check out UEN's Utah National Parks web site.
 

 

Utah Museums
Utah has a large variety of museums that cover many topics: art, dinosaurs, plants, airplanes, history or birds and more. UEN has gathered a list of all of the museums in one convenient location.
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App of the Month

Adobe Voice - Show Your Story
This App helps you create animated videos in minutes. No filming – just talk to tell your story. Pick from 25,000 iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and soundtrack. A great tool for student reports and story telling.

DIY
This DIY App helps you find things to build, instructions for how to build them, and ways to share their creations with others. You'll also find challenges to complete and cool badges to earn and display.

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Teaching Channel

Poetry Workstations
Bring technology into the classroom to teach poetry. Watch as one innovative teacher uses iPods and blogs to help teach poetry to elementary school students.
My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes
Discover a new classroom routine to help clarify concepts. This 8th grade Math class uses a quick warm-up to clarify certain Math concepts and get students in the right framework for the lesson to come.

USOE Resource

Mailing Lists
Learn about events and opportunties by subscribing to the USOE Specialists' mailing lists: View all mailing lists.
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eMedia Features

Summer
  • Reading Rainbow: Summer
  • Digital Science Online: Earth, Sun, and Moon
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution.
  • EarthSky Podcasts: Barry Lynn on the Possibility of Extreme Summer Warming
Ask Smithsonian - New Series
  • How Do Boomerangs Work?
  • How Does Daylight Savings Affect the Body?
  • Is Fire a Solid, Liquid, or Gas?
  • Why Do We Get Goosebumps?
  • Is It True That Your Hair and Nails Keep Growing After You Die?
  • What Happens to Your Body in Space Without a Spacesuit?
  • Why Are Planets Round?
  • Why Are Lakes Freshwater and Oceans Saltwater?
  • Why Do We Sleep?
  • Are Humans the Only Animals to Use the Stars to Navigate?

 

D-Day
  • D-Day: Down to Earth - Return of the 507th
  • D-Day Minus One
  • The Perilous Fight. Episode 03-Wrath: D-Day to VE-Day
  • Great Museums: National D-Day Museum - Triumph of the Spirit
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV June 2014 Highlights
70th Anniversary of D-Day & National History Day Contest, June 15 to 19

MHz Worldview 9.2

World Affairs Today
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.
This program is a public information service of the World Affairs Council in Washington, D.C.
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KUED-7

New Kids’ Schedule
Starting on June 2nd KUED will br broadcasting double episodes of some of the most popular kids’ shows: Curious George, Arthur, and Wild Kratts.

 

"Martha Speaketh Weeketh"
June 16 – 20
This special Martha Speaks themed week features three new back-to-back and two repeat episodes, in which Martha "speakeths" in all sorts of interesting ways—like a pirate, in Shakespearean English, in Polish, in questions and in song!
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