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PDTV: Project-Based Science with Bluetooth Technology

April 18, 2024
Travel with us to Uintah River High School on the Ute Indian Tribe's Uintah and Ouray reservation to learn how science teacher Mike Sanderson uses real-world projects and Bluetooth probes to engage students in critical thinking...
Teacher Tip: Fighting Mis, Dis and Mal Information

April 9, 2024
In our digital age, equipping students with information literacy is key to their future success. This article provides a quick guide to help you empower your students to navigate the complex information landscape, preparing them...
Homeroom: Educators in the Legislative Process

April 4, 2024
Delve into the connection between education and legislation in Utah. Get ready to gain a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that shape educational policies and practices in our state!
PDTV: The Benefits of Open Educational Resources

March 28, 2024
Explore the innovative use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education on this episode of UEN's PDTV. Visit Utah State University and Weber State University, where a professor and librarian utilize Pressbooks to...
Revolutionize Elementary Math

March 27, 2024
Nearpod is a must-have tool for elementary math education! Learn how to turn lessons into engaging and accessible experiences that captivate young learners with this UEN Teacher Tip.
Homeroom: Portrait of a Graduate (POG) and Personalized, Competency-Based Learning (PCBL)

March 14, 2024
Explore how Utah's Portrait of a Graduate defines the skills and competencies students need for the future and how a Personalized, Competency-Based Learning (PCBL) approach helps students master these competencies. 
PDTV: The Power of Teacher Leaders

March 7, 2024
Join us on this episode of UEN’s PDTV as we visit Viewmont High School in Bountiful to spotlight Carly Maloney - Utah's 2024 Teacher of the Year. In this episode, discover Carly's approach to balancing her teaching...
Homeroom: Digital Teaching and Learning (DTL)

February 29, 2024
Join hosts Dani and Matt on this episode of UEN Homeroom as they explore the Digital Teaching and Learning (DTL) grants given to Utah schools to support technology purchases. 
Teacher Tip: Using Nearpod's Draw-It Tool for Formative Assessment

February 27, 2024
Want to improve formative assessments in your classroom? Learn how Nearpod’s “Draw-It” tool can elevate your assessments by encouraging student creativity and providing valuable insights into their learning...
PDTV: Leading Schools

February 15, 2024
Host Katie Blunt travels to Orangeville, Utah to visit principal John Hughes of Cottonwood Elementary to discuss how his experiences at the UEN Leading Schools Conference have provided him with ideas to support his staff,...
Teacher Tip: Tech Tools to Enhance Effective Classroom Management

February 13, 2024
Even the most seasoned teachers have struggled with classroom management at some point. Let’s explore some of the many tech tools available to help you create a positive and focused learning environment in your classroom!
Adobe Spotlight: New Adobe Express Video Tools

February 9, 2024
In this tutorial, Rob guides you through Adobe Express' powerful yet easy-to-use video creation tools. Learn to seamlessly edit clips and images together into high-quality, engaging videos.
Homeroom: How Has Learning Changed?

February 8, 2024
Join Dani and Matt on this episode of UEN Homerom as they delve into three different types of technology: eSports, Robotics and Artifical Intelligence (AI). 
Teacher Tip: The Art of Note-Taking

January 30, 2024
In this week’s Teacher Tip, Kayla Towner shares note-taking strategies for K-12 students, including using Microsoft OneNote and Canva templates to take these strategies online.
Homeroom: Digital Equity and Curricula

January 25, 2024
In this episode of UEN Homeroom, Dani and Matt delve into the relationship between digital technology and its usefulness in building curriculum.