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Helping kids understand COVID-19

 

PBS Resources for Parents & Caregivers

 

Essay Contests and Submissions

  • Up Close & Far Away - Online exhibition from the Springville Museum of Art​
    Up Close and Far Away invites Utah K-12 students to reflect on their own experiences, activities, and commitments while looking closer at relationships, places, and things in their current spaces. This special online exhibition consists of submitted works from K-12 students across the state and their responses to COVID-19. Participate by viewing how Utah’s youth have coped with crisis and change.

 

Keeping Kids Engaged

 

Media Literacy Resources

  • Commonsense.org
    For tips and guides on using media wisely and digital citizenship as a family
  • News Literacy Project
    This site empowers educators to teach students the skills they need to become smart, active consumers of news and other information and engaged, informed participants in civic life.
  • Allsides.com
    Looking for media balance in today’s news? This website is a compilation of links to articles on the same subject through the lens of multiple media outlets. A crowd-sourced label from far-left, centrist, and far-right sources allows students to compare information. Check out the Dictionary tab for how people from different perspectives define words we use everyday in different ways.
  • Crash Course: Navigating Digital Resources
    This YouTube channel, hosted by John Green, features ten lessons on becoming a better consumer of digital media.
  • Combatting Misinformation
    Designed with middle-school students in mind, a class of U of U Honors students have designed a set of five lesson plans to address misinformation in digital media, focusing specifically on social media.



Education News

Some Good Education News

Some Good Edcuation News

A series of videos to highlighting the "Good News" happening in Utah education.

UEN Learning Resources

Keep learning with UEN’s broadcast and online resources for PreK – Grade 12 students.

 

Learning Resources

Resources by Subject

 

Literacy

 

The Smithsonian

 

National Geographic

 

Test Prep & College & Career Planning

  • UtahFutures
    Explore career options, plan for college and prep for the ACT.

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