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May 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


May 1
Law Day (Theme: Why Every Vote Matters)
May 4-10
Water Week
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UEN Staff Picks

UEN Resources
Over the years the Utah Education Network has developed web resources for K-12 Educator and Students that support a wide variety of topics. To make it easier for you to find what we are looking for we made this "One Stop Shopping" web page. You can filter by subject or search by keyword.


Counties of Utah
This colorful and informative web site explores Utah's 29 counties. You will find interesting facts, photos, and links for each Utah county. And visit UEN's Utah Cities and Towns web page to learn the history, culture, and tradition have makes Utah such a unique and fascinating place to live.
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App of the Month

Water Quality
Carry this Virtual Water App anywhere and grow more conscious about how much water our everyday food and beverages really consume.

Professional Learning

May 1: New Professional Development Schedule
UEN's Summer course schedule will be availalbe on May 1st. Register early because classes fill up quickly.
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Teaching Channel

Teaching Strategy: Praising Student Effort
Are Your Brains Tired?
Ms. Saul reminds us that motivation doesn’t only come from the lessons we create, but also in the ways we talk to our students, especially when it’s time to help them understand that tired brains are growing brains.

USOE Resource

Utah's Open Textbook Projects
Utah has geared up to begin providing teachers, students, and parents with materials to support the Utah Core Standards, instruction, and teaching. Created by groups of content and teaching experts, including university faculty, district and school specialists, teachers, and USOE staff.
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eMedia Features

Water Related Videos
  • Desert Wars: Water and the West
  • Elements of Sustainability - Water Quality
  • Green Careers: Water Management
  • Green River: Divided Waters
  • The Water Cycle
  • Water, a Global Issue
  • Water, Water, Everywhere
  • World Water Wars


Asian Pacific Heritage Month Videos
  • A History of Chinese American Achievement
  • A Polynesian Gift to Utah
  • Being Chinese
  • Beyond Our Borders. India
  • Beyond our Borders. Japan
  • Beyond Our Borders: Vietnam
  • Empires: Japan
  • Great Museums: China
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UEN-TV 9.1

Art Connection
Every week meet fascinating artists and hear their stories about how a hobby became a passion. Watch Sundays at 7:00 p.m.

UEN-TV May 2014 Highlights: Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and Water Week

MHz Worldview 9.2

Asian Pacific Heritage Month
Biz Asia America - Daily at 8:14 p.m.
China Beat - Weekdays at noon
Inside Taiwan - Weekdays at 11:30 a.m.
Korea Today - Tues - Fri at 4:00 p.m.
South Asia Newsline Prime Time - Weekdays at 6:30 p.m.
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Space Racers - New Series
This half-hour animated series focuses on the adventures of five spaceships — each with unique abilities and skills that help them explore the Solar System and accomplish scientific missions. Saturdays at 7am beginning May 3, 2014

Also airing on UEN-TV Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. and Sundays at 8:00 a.m. beginning May 15.

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