Canvas, a Learning Management System, is available for all students, teachers, and school districts in Utah.
Each year with each model the iPhone camera gets better, and with these tips your photographs can get better too!
Makerspaces are a great way to have students explore STEM issues through designing, creating, and sharing their ideas.
The Kindle Fire Tablet from Amazon is an inexpensive device that has many uses both at home and in the classroom. At $50 or less they are affordable and easy to use.
Technology can be a powerful tool for inspiring students to actively participate in lessons, providing multiple ways for students to work with ideas and communicate their responses.
"Googling it" can lead to massive search results - sometimes, too massive. Try these tips to hone your search results to what you really need.
Google tools can help students create and collaborate, and help you manage your classroom and communicate with parents.
Google Apps is a way schools, districts and qualified nonprofits can harness Google Tools while simplifying IT infrastucture.
Boost student engagement with useful apps for your iPad!
Instructure Canvas is a learning management system loaded with features to make teaching, tracking and reporting fast and easy.
The iPad's portability, ease-of-use and wealth of apps make it the go-to tool for multimedia projects that are more about your curriculum than the technology.
Digital storytelling ignites kids' imaginations while they practice core skills such as planning and developing narratives.
Social media tools provide teachers lots of ways to communicate with students, parents and colleagues. Be sure you're following district guidelines for student privacy!
Google Earth's free, basic version comes loaded with information and is perfect for inquiry-based learning.
Mobile media goes where your students go. Help them turn turn spare time into learning time wherever they are!
UEN SciFi Friday includes fun, old films (on UEN-TV) and a Science to go with the Show podcast (on iTunes and https://www.uen.org/tv/scifi/). The podcast features Utah experts in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and other fields on ideas related to the films.
Digital photography reaches a whole new level with the iPad.
Make learning visual with a document camera that lets you project and digitally record demonstrations and materials.
Cloud computing provides excellent functionality and allows you to access your files from many devices.
Utah's Online Library is loaded with resources licensed by UEN for Utah teachers, students and parents to use wherever there's an internet connection.
QR codes are two-dimensional bar codes embedded with information. Using them in your classroom may be easier than you think!
Twitter can be a fast and effective way to engage students, connect with colleagues and keep parents informed about class happenings.
UEN offers a wide range of ed-tech classes for educators, online and in-person, plus Faculty Lounge webinars. Learn more at www.uen.org/development.