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October 2014 Highlights

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All Month
Artisan Cheese Month - all of the Cheese Slices episodes aired on UEN-TV in October are about cheese made in the United States
October 11
EdCamp Utah - a free, spontaneous, interactive conference

October 16-17
UEA Convention - Celebrate Utah public education

October 20-23
SAINTCON 2014 - Utah's Network Security Conference

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UEN Staff Picks

UEN is joining public broadcasters for 2014 Elections. This unique collaboration will inform educators, students and voters statewide. Don't miss the local debates that will be aired on KUED and streamed live online at
New Pioneer Online Library Resources
Gale-Cengage Learning K-12 Collection:
  • Biography In Context
  • Discovering Collection
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Global Issues in Context
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
  • InfoTrac Student Edition
  • Kid's InfoBits
  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context
  • Science In Context
  • Student Resource Center - Junior
  • Student Resources in Context

Utah's Network Security Conference is on October 20-23 at Weber State University. There will be a new executive track this year.
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App of the Month

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Professional Learning

UEN Faculty Lounge
See the latest technology training from your own computer. Join the live Lounge webcast every Thursday at 3:30 or watch our archived episodes for up-to-the-minute technology tips.
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Teaching Channel

6 Ways to Build Relationships with Students
Watch how teachers create a sense of belonging in class, see how they shine a light on star students, and even get the shyest learners to join in.

USOE Resource

Language Arts Webinars

Elementary Utah Standards Academy in Action
Each session will include specific examples of lesson design and student work. Attend the live webinar or view past recordings.

Secondary Professional Learning Communities in Action
30 minute online sessions for Middle School Science, Biology, Chemistry, American History, Middle School English, High School English and Grade 6

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eMedia Features

Halloween: Witches, Skeletons, Spiders, Pumpkins
  • American Experience: The Way West. Episode 04, Ghost Dance
  • Cyberchase: Trick or Treat
  • Digital Science Online - Bones and Muscles: Skull - Animation
  • Digital Science Online: Healthy Skeletal and Muscular Systems - Full Program
  • Draw Me a Story: Hansel and Gretel
  • Draw Me a Story: The Magic Tree.
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Autumnal Equinox Moving Muscles and Bones: Skeleton Clip
  • Plant Structure and Function: Leaf Cross Section - Epidermis
  • Scientific American Frontiers: Calls of the Wild
  • Scientific American Frontiers: Spiders
  • UEN SciFi Friday: Horror Hotel

New Series
Film Clips for Character Education

Film Clips for Character Education are short clips from popular Hollywood movies with age-appropriate teacher guides designed to launch exciting K-12 cross-curriculum standards based learning experiences.

Its purpose is to stimulate a love of learning, an attitude of inquiry, a passion for truth and a questioning mind. Results include enhanced analytical thinking, mature student behaviors and positive school climates.

Beyond answers alone, Film Clips help students ask the right questions, and discover their answers through mutual respect, creative thinking, reasoning, judging, and understanding.

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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV October 2014 Highlights
UEN-TV programming - much more than just Halloween!

MHz Worldview 9.2

MHz International Mystery On Demand
Coming soon to iOS, Android, Google TV and Smart TV apps. Learn more...
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Utah Election 2014 Debates
VoteUtah & Utah Debate Commission
  • Tues. Sept. 23 @ 6 pm - 1st Congressional District
  • Thurs. Sept. 25 @ 6 pm - 2nd Congressional District
  • Wed. Oct. 1 @ 6 pm - Utah Attorney General
  • Tues. Oct. 7 @ 6 pm - 3rd Congressional District
  • Tues. Oct. 14 @ 6 pm - 4th Congressional District

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
Monday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 31 @ 7 am & 2:30 pm
Get ready for a spook-tacular good time with Curious George - in his first-ever Halloween movie. This fun-filled adventure is a bewitching treat for the whole family!
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