UEN Resources for K-12 Education

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A Toolkit for Struggling Readers

A Guide for Educators

Digital Books

Here are digital textbooks created by groups of content and teaching experts, including university faculty, district and school specialists, teachers, and USBE staff.

Elementary Mathematics Core Guides

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and educators around the state of Utah developed these guides as a support for educators.

Elementary Performance Tasks

These Performance Task Templates and Lesson Plans, developed by Utah educators, align to the Elementary Utah Core.

Elementary Social Studies Resources

UEN worked with the Utah State Office of Education to gather web sites, activities and lesson plans that support the Elementary Social Studies core.

Ethnic Studies Monthly

Stay informed about all things Ethnic studies in Utah. How to teach and learn about history, culture & diversity in the classroom. Along with learning about some great opportunities for students, teachers, and families in the community.

Finance in the Classroom

These personal finance materials for K-12 educators, students and parents were developed to help you prepare Utah's youth to be money smart.

Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies

This resource provides a starting point for teachers to install activities that stimulate the brain through physical activity.

Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Student Manual

USBE developed this law enforcement and criminal justice student manual in cooperation with the Unified Police of Greater Salt Lake.

Literacy Resources

These literacy resources have been gathered to help District Literacy Coordinators and Instructional Coaches with their professional development activities.

Presidential Writings Project

Utah’s secondary educators have designed well scaffolded lessons that support the increased cognitive rigor of the Utah literacy standards. The focus of this project is presidential writings.

Prevention Dimensions

USBE's collection of age-appropriate lessons and resources with the goal of decreasing risk factors and promoting protective factors.

Reading and Writing Rubrics

Here "Close Reading Rubrics" and "Argumentative Writing Rubrics" for Secondary English Language Arts.

Sample Student Performance Assessments

These sample assessments for Secondary English Language Arts have been vetted by select Utah Educators and the USBE English Language Arts Specialist.

Secondary Mathematics Core Guides

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and educators around the state of Utah developed these guides as a support for educators.

Suicide Prevention Training (USBE)

Utah Code 53A-1-603 requires suicide prevention training for licensed employees. This online training is intended as an introductory to other training that your district will want to provide.

Supporting Students New to America

The goal of the site is to orient Utah educators, local agencies and support staff about school integration as new students begin their lives in Utah.

Text Sets and Writing Prompts

Text sets and writing prompts for grades K-12.

The Utah Middle School Math Project

6th-8th Grade Mathematics Textbook Materials.

USBE Student Data Privacy

USBE gathered Student Data Privacy materials, events, laws and policies for parents, teachers and LEAs.

Utah Educational Leadership Standards

These clear and consistent Educational Leadership standards can help school leaders understand their roles and leadershop practices.

Utah Effective Teaching Standards

The Utah Effective Teaching Standards articulate what effective teaching and learning look like in the Utah public education system.

Utah's K-12 Literacy Framework

This guide includes strategies for improving literacy achievement and outcomes for children in grades K–12.

Utah's Open Textbooks

These textbooks were created by Utah content experts and the USBE staff to help support the Utah Core Standards.

Utah's Promising Practices

This site is dedicated to disseminating practices, initiatives and programs that have a positive impact on the educational opportunities for students and families.

Utah Youth Suicide Prevention Crisis Toolkit

The Utah State Board of Education developed this collection of resources for counselors, educators and parents.

Writing Collection Project

Samples for grades K-12 for information and opinion/argument writing.

Young Authors of Utah

A collection of books written and illustrated by Utah students. 

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